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Research & Reviews  370 results

Harnessing the Immune Response to Fungal Pathogens for Vaccine Development.
https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-micro-041020-111511
Annual Review of Microbiology; Rivera A, Lodge J et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Invasive fungal infections are emerging diseases that kill over 1.5 million people per year worldwide. With the increase of immunocompromised populations, the incidence of invasive fungal infections is expected to continue to rise. Vaccines for vi...

Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever), Soil Moisture, and El Nino Southern Oscillation in C...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127262
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Tobin KJ, Pokharel S et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The soil-borne fungal disease coccidioidomycosis (Valley fever) is prevalent across the southwestern United States (US). Previous studies have suggested that the occurrence of this infection is associated with anomalously wet or dry soil moisture ...

Pathogenesis and Genetics of Disseminated or Refractory Coccidioidomycosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02190266

Jun 24th, 2022 - Coccidioidomycosis (CM) is a fungal disease endemic to the southwestern United States, Northern Mexico, and parts of South America. About 150,000 CM infections are estimated to occur in the United States each year, of which 60% are thought to be a...

An Observational Study to Assess the Prevalence and Outcomes of Primary Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis in Persons Aged > / = 14 Years Presenting With Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Endemic Are...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03908632

Jun 21st, 2022 - This is an observational study in 1,000 individuals aged 14 years or older, diagnosed with Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) who meet all eligibility criteria in Coccidioides endemic regions. This study is designed to provide data on the prevalen...

Controversies in the Management of Central Nervous System Coccidioidomycosis.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac478
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Thompson GR, Ampel NM et. al.

Jun 20th, 2022 - Central nervous system infection with Coccidioides spp is fatal if untreated, and complications occur even when therapy is directed by experienced clinicians. We convened a panel of clinicians experienced in the management of coccidioidal meningit...

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Guidelines  1 results

2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guideline for the ...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw360
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Galgiani JN, Ampel NM et. al.

Jul 30th, 2016 - It is important to realize that guidelines cannot always account for individual variation among patients. They are not intended to supplant physician judgment with respect to particular patients or special clinical situations. Infectious Diseases ...

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Drugs  29 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  11 results

Pathogenesis and Genetics of Disseminated or Refractory Coccidioidomycosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02190266

Jun 24th, 2022 - Coccidioidomycosis (CM) is a fungal disease endemic to the southwestern United States, Northern Mexico, and parts of South America. About 150,000 CM infections are estimated to occur in the United States each year, of which 60% are thought to be a...

An Observational Study to Assess the Prevalence and Outcomes of Primary Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis in Persons Aged > / = 14 Years Presenting With Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Endemic Are...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03908632

Jun 21st, 2022 - This is an observational study in 1,000 individuals aged 14 years or older, diagnosed with Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) who meet all eligibility criteria in Coccidioides endemic regions. This study is designed to provide data on the prevalen...

Endemic Mycoses Treatment With SUBA-itraconazole vs Itraconazole
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03572049

May 16th, 2022 - This is a prospective, multi-center, randomized, open-label parallel arm study involving patients with proven or probable invasive endemic fungal infection to ascertain the pharmacokinetics, safety, efficacy, and tolerability of oral SUBA-itracona...

Sertraline in Addition to Standard of Care Treatment for Coccidioidomycosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02908334

Mar 21st, 2022 - Sertraline has been demonstrated to have in-vitro activity against coccidioides, and in-vivo activity against cryptococcal meningitis in clinical trials. Disseminated and meningeal coccidiodes infections require lifelong treatment, have poor outco...

Randomized Comparative Study of Fluconazole Versus Clotrimazole Troches in the Prevention of Serious Fungal Infection in Patients With AIDS or Advanced AIDS-Related Complex. (A Nested Study of ACTG...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000676

Nov 2nd, 2021 - Serious fungal infections are significant complicating and life-threatening occurrences in patients with advanced HIV infection. Oropharyngeal candidiasis is found in almost all such patients, and causes pain, difficulty in swallowing, and loss of...

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News  47 results

An Infectious Disease Specialist Watches Dune
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962759

Nov 11th, 2021 - One of the most anticipated releases of 2021 is the science fiction film Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve and based on Frank Herbert's novel of the same name. The film tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant young man who must travel to on...

Fungal Infection Can Mimic Lung Cancer Metastases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/961493

Oct 25th, 2021 - A fungal infection typically seen in the lungs may have a variety of unusual clinical presentations elsewhere in the body, even raising suspicion of cancer in some cases, a medical resident reported at the annual meeting of the American College of...

Fungal infection can mimic lung cancer metastases
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/247657/infectious-diseases/fungal-infection-can-mimic-lung-cancer-metastases
Andrew D. Bowser, MDedge News

Oct 20th, 2021 - A fungal infection typically seen in the lungs may have a variety of unusual clinical presentations elsewhere in the body, even raising suspicion of cancer in some cases, a medical resident reported at the annual meeting of the American College of.

Ulcerated and Verrucous Plaque on the Chest
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/244365/infectious-diseases/ulcerated-and-verrucous-plaque-chest
Mahdieh Fazel Jedlowski, MD, PharmD, Patrick Michael Jedlowski, MD

Aug 17th, 2021 - The Diagnosis: Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis A6-mm punch biopsy was performed at the periphery of the ulcerated cutaneous lesion on the chest revealing extensive spherules. Serum antibody immunodiffusion for histoplasmosis and blastomycoses both.

Valley Fever on the Rise and Spreading, CDC Says
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/918712

Sep 19th, 2019 - The number of Coccidioidomycosis cases, also known as valley fever, has risen nearly 75% since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most of those cases were from Arizona and California, but the Coccidioides fung...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →