Special Issue "Clinical Fungal Infections"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 69
Human clinical fungal infections are caused by a wide range of fungi, which can be both primary and opportunistic pathogens. These infections can affect a wide range of individuals. However, these fungi are more likely to cause severe disease in people with weakened immune systems. Fungal infections that are not life-threatening, such as skin, nail, or vaginal yeast infections, are common. Some infections can be more severe as systemic mycosis. Common clinical fungal infections include candidiasis, aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and blastomycosis. Recently, some opportunistic fungal infections have occurred concomitantly with SARS-CoV-2 infection. The increasing incidence of fungal infections, the modulation of the host immune response, and the rise in drug resistance to currently used clinical and environmental antifungals challenge our public health systems. We, therefore, propose this Special Issue with a specific focus on new advances in the field.
We look forward to your valuable contributions to this Special Issue.
Prof. Dr. Anamélia Lorenzetti Bocca
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- fungal infections
- invasive fungal infections
- human fungal infections
- clinical fungal infections
- primary and opportunistic pathogens