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Guidelines Developed for Chronic Fungal Lung Infections

Guidelines Developed for Chronic Fungal Lung Infections

The new guidelines describe the features of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) and provide comprehensive treatment recommendations.

TNF Inhibitors and Risk Factors for Fungal and Mycobacterial Infections

TNF Inhibitors and Risk Factors for Fungal and Mycobacterial Infections

Researchers designed a case-control study using de-identified commercial health claim information in the United States from January 1, 2007, to December 31, 2009.

Fungal Infection-Free Survival Not Improved with Empirical Micafungin Treatment

Fungal Infection-Free Survival Not Improved with Empirical Micafungin Treatment

Treatment was tested in critically ill patients with ICU-acquired sepsis, multiple Candida colonization, and multiple organ failure.

Study: Avoid Risk Factors to Prevent Aspergillosis in Patients With Severe Influenza

Study: Avoid Risk Factors to Prevent Aspergillosis in Patients With Severe Influenza

Flu may represent a novel host risk factor for this invasive fungal infection.

IDSA Updates Guidelines for Invasive Aspergillosis

IDSA Updates Guidelines for Invasive Aspergillosis

The updated guidelines focus on the diagnosis and treatment of the major forms of aspergillosis: allergic, chronic and invasive, the latter which kills 40% to 80% of those with widespread infection.

Aspergillosis, An Emerging Complication of Severe Flu Infections

Aspergillosis, An Emerging Complication of Severe Flu Infections

Drs Tapper and Crum-Cianflone discuss aspergillosis, an emerging complication of severe influenza infections.

Candida auris: Dispatch From an Outbreak

Candida auris: Dispatch From an Outbreak

Rapid identification of Candida auris is crucial in order to implement appropriate precautions and avoid transmission to other patients.

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