MOOC Medical Mycology
Welcome to the fascinating world of fungi, agents of major infectious diseases! Registration on: https://www.fun-mooc.fr/en/courses/medical-mycology/ At the end of this course, you will be able to: Know the basic concepts of fungal taxonomy […]
Improve molecular methods to detect Histoplasma capsulatum in humans
Histoplasmosis is an endemic mycosis caused by the dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. It is found as a mold in the environment and as a yeast at body temperature during infection. This organism is endemic […]
Understanding the genesis of the Titan cells in Cryptococcus neoformans
The pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus neoformans undergoes morphological changes in cell size during host interaction, producing a high percentage of Titan cells (> 10 μm) instead of the typical size 5 to 7 μm cells. We […]
CryptoVIEW: Unraveling pathogenesis of Cryptococcosis using optical and multimodal visualizaion of enigmatic events and virulence aspects in vivo.
Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii are encapsulated yeasts that can cause life-threatening disease; mainly in immune-suppressed patients, but also in immune-competent individuals. Cryptococcosis affects the lung and may spread to the brain, manifesting itself […]
Deciphering dormancy in Cryptocococcus neoformans
Cryptococcus neoformans is a sugar-coated yeast that is able to interact closely with numerous organisms in the environment including amebae, paramecium of nematodes. The interaction with these organisms probably shaped its virulence. The ability […]
Databases on the epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in France
A nationwide network of dedicated clinicians and microbiologists/mycologists composing the French Mycoses Study Group who diagnose and treat the patients with invasive fungal infections contribute to the surveillance programs by notifying their cases through […]
2022First Patient-to-Patient Intrahospital Transmission of Clade I Candida auris in France Revealed after a Two-Month Incubation Period., Microbiol Spectr 2022 Sep; (): e0183322.
2022Analytical Performance of the Commercial MucorGenius® Assay as Compared to an In-House qPCR Assay to Detect Mucorales DNA in Serum Specimens., J Fungi (Basel) 2022 Jul; 8(8): .
2022Combination of mycological criteria: a better surrogate to identify COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis patients and evaluate prognosis?, J Clin Microbiol 2022 Jan; (): JCM0216921.
2021COVID-19-Associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis, Fungemia, and Pneumocystosis in the Intensive Care Unit: a Retrospective Multicenter Observational Cohort during the First French Pandemic Wave., Microbiol Spectr 2021 Oct; (): e0113821.
2021Different repartition of the cryptic species of black aspergilli according to the anatomical sites in human infections, in a French University hospital., Med Mycol 2021 May; (): .
2021Prospective comparison of (1,3)-beta-D-glucan detection using colorimetric and turbidimetric assays for diagnosing invasive fungal disease., Med Mycol 2021 Apr; (): .
2021Evaluation of a New Histoplasma spp. Quantitative RT-PCR Assay., J Mol Diagn 2021 Mar; (): .
2021Cerebral histoplasmosis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum var. duboisii in a patient with no known immunodeficiency., J Travel Med 2021 01; 28(1): .
2020Risk factors associated with COVID-19-associated pulmonary aspergillosis in ICU patients: a French multicentric retrospective cohort., Clin Microbiol Infect 2020 Dec; (): .
2020Fungal infections should be part of the core outcome set for COVID-19., Lancet Infect Dis 2020 Dec; (): .
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