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Fungal Infection

Edited by Érico Silva de Loreto

SOBRESP - Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde


Juliana Simoni Moraes Tondolo

SOBRESP - Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde

This book aims to provide readers with some of the current trends in mycology. Its chapters include discussions on the major invasive fungal diseases, host-pathogen interactions, relationships between fungal growth and the environment, the use of fungal species to control soil parasites, and the antifungal properties of thiosulfonates. The information herein covers topics in mycological research and will be of interest to students and researchers in all biological sciences.

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Fungal InfectionEdited by Érico Silva de Loreto

Published: May 22nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73887

ISBN: 978-1-83880-469-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-468-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-761-0

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

4633 Total Chapter Downloads

20 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

26 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Epidemiology of Invasive Fungal Infection - An Overview

By Erico S. Loreto and Juliana S. M. Tondolo


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2. Cryptococcus neoformans-Host Interactions Determine Disease Outcomes

By Jintao Xu, Peter R. Wiliamson and Michal A. Olszewski


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3. Invasive Candidiasis: Epidemiology and Risk Factors

By Jorge Alberto Cortés and Ivohne Fernanda Corrales


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4. Fungal Growth and Aerosolization from Various Conditions and Materials

By Jacob Mensah-Attipoe and Oluyemi Toyinbo


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5. High Incidence of an Emerging Opportunistic Pathogen Candida parapsilosis in Water-Related Domestic Environments

By Jerneja Zupančič, Monika Novak Babič and Nina Gunde-Cimerman


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6. Thiosulfonates: The Prospective Substances against Fungal Infections

By Vira Lubenets, Nataliya Stadnytska, Diana Baranovych, Sofiya Vasylyuk, Olena Karpenko, Viktoriya Havryliak and Volodymyr Novikov


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7. Advantageous Fungi against Parasites Transmitted through Soil

By José Ángel Hernández Malagón, Cristiana Filipa Cazapal-Monteiro, Rodrigo Bonilla Quintero, Antonio Miguel Palomero Salinero, María Isabel Silva Torres, Mathilde Voinot Messnier, María Vilá Pena, Ángel Romasanta Blanco, José Pedreira García, Adolfo Paz Silva, Rita Sánchez-Andrade Fernández and María Sol Arias Vázquez


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