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Research & Reviews  77 results

Black fungus immunosuppressive epidemic with Covid-19 associated mucormycosis (zygomyco...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8484850
Immunogenetics Singh K, Kumar S et. al.

Oct 2nd, 2021 - The catastrophic phase of Covid-19 turns the table over with the spread of its disastrous transmission network throughout the world. Covid-19 associated with mucormycosis fungal infection accompanied by opportunistic comorbidities have emerged the...

Mucormycosis (Zygomycosis)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/222551-overview

Jul 6th, 2021 - Background Mucormycosis, previously called zygomycosis, refers to several different diseases caused by infection with fungi belonging to the order Mucorales. Rhizopus species are the most causative organisms of this group. In descending order, the...

A Comparative Analysis of Mucormycosis in Immunosuppressed Hosts Including Patients wit...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.04.008
The American Journal of Medicine; Al-Obaidi M, Youssefi B et. al.

May 12th, 2021 - Mucormycosis (zygomycosis) is an invasive fungal infection that carries a high risk of morbidity and mortality. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus and other immunocompromising conditions are risk factors for mucormycosis development. We here describe ...

Necrotizing Fasciitis Empiric Therapy
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2012058-overview

Mar 26th, 2021 - Empiric Therapy Regimens General recommendations and empiric therapeutic regimens for necrotizing fasciitis are outlined below, including treatment based on Gram stain results and treatment for patients allergic to penicillin. [1, 2] Although necr...

Gastrointestinal Zygomycosis in a Preterm Neonate Associated With Contaminated Probiotics.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003063
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Bizzarro MJ, Peaper DR et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - A neonate of 29 weeks' gestation who received probiotics developed clinical signs suggesting surgical necrotizing enterocolitis. A specimen of resected ileum revealed fungal forms within the bowel wall. Rhizopus oryzae was detected via DNA sequenc...

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Drugs  1 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Pilot Study of High Dose Liposomal Amphotericin B Efficacy in Initial Zygomycosis Treatment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00467883

Jul 18th, 2014 - Primary objective: Efficacy of 4 weeks of liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome®) at high dose [10 mg/kg/j] or at maximal tolerable dose in initial zygomycosis treatment. Evaluation after 4 weeks of treatment or at end of treatment if it occurs befor...

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News  8 results

Hong Kong zygomycosis deaths pinned to dirty hospital laundry
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/105686/healthcare-acquired-infections/hong-kong-zygomycosis-deaths-pinned
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 10th, 2016 - Contaminated laundry led to an outbreak of cutaneous and pulmonary zygomycosis that killed three immunocompromised patients and sickened three others at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong. The contamination was traced to a contract laundry service t.

Hong Kong zygomycosis deaths pinned to dirty hospital laundry
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/105686/healthcare-acquired-infections/hong-kong-zygomycosis-deaths-pinned
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 10th, 2016 - Contaminated laundry led to an outbreak of cutaneous and pulmonary zygomycosis that killed three immunocompromised patients and sickened three others at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong. The contamination was traced to a contract laundry service t.

FDA Advisory Panel to Review Novel Antifungal Drug
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/49659

Jan 21st, 2015 - SILVER SPRING, Md. -- An FDA advisory committee will meet tomorrow to discuss the risks and benefits of isavuconazonium as treatment for rare but deadly fungal infections. The Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee will decide whether the safety ...

Mucormycosis: When to Think Fungal Infection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/748947

Oct 3rd, 2011 - On Sunday, May 22, 2011, one of the most devastating tornadoes in US history struck Joplin, Missouri, killing almost 160 people. This disaster has been overwhelming for the affected communities. More than a thousand people were injured, and many l...

Fungal Skin Infections Skyrocket After Missouri Tornado
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/747284

Jul 29th, 2011 - July 29, 2011 — Outbreaks of necrotizing fungal soft-tissue infections have been reported after the deadly tornado that leveled a wide swath of Joplin, Missouri, on May 22. By June 10, eight patients were diagnosed with wound infections caused by ...

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