Immunity to Fungal Infections

LUIGINA ROMANI, MD, PhD

Author address: 

University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

Abstract: 

The pathogenesis of typical fungal infections. Major issues in fungal pathogenesis: morphogenesis and virulence. The innate and adaptive immunity to fungi: the integrated view. The innate immunity: The TLR-PAMP recognition system Antifungal effector activity The instructive role Dendritic cells at the interface between host and fungi. The adaptive immunity The Th1 and Th2 responses Regulatory T cells Therapeutic perspectives.
2004

abstract No: 

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Full conference title: 

42nd Annual Meeting Infectious Diseases Society of America
    • Infectious Diseases Society of America 42nd