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 […]
Medical Mycology Course in Africa
The Molecular Mycology Unit (Institut Pasteur), the AFGrica Unit (University of Aberdeen & University of Cape Town) and the AMBITION-cm Trial Consortium are pleased to announce a one-week English-speaking course for scientists and clinicians […]
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 […]
Molecular variability of Pneumocystis jirovecii: from genotype to antigenic variability
Pneumocystis jirovecii is an atypical fungus responsible for severe life-threatening pneumonia (pneumocystosis) in immunocompromised patients such as HIV positive patients, solid organ transplant recipients, patients with solid tumors or hematological malignancy, and patients receiving […]
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 […]
High Dose AMBISOME on a Fluconazole Backbone for Cryptococcal Meningitis Induction Therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: A Phase 3 Randomised Controlled Non-Inferiority Trial This ongoing multi-centre clinical trial (ISRCTN72509687), sponsored by the London School of […]
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 […]
Communauté des médecins affiliés de l’Institut Pasteur
Please note that this page is under construction This community is composed of MD and MD-PhD who are working in hospitals. They agree to help researchers from Institut Pasteur to identify clinical partners. Choose […]
Epidemiological studies on invasive fungal infections
Compared with other infectious diseases, invasive mycoses are neglected diseases. They remained poorly known, underdiagnosed and understudied in many countries around the world despite the increasing public health burden they represent now. The population […]
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 […]
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; (): .
2020Correlation Between Pneumocystis jirovecii Mitochondrial Genotypes and High and Low Fungal Loads Assessed by Single Nucleotide Primer Extension Assay and Quantitative Real-Time PCR., J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. ; 62(5): 650-6.
2020Clinical, Diagnostic, and Treatment Disparities between HIV-Infected and Non-HIV-Infected Immunocompromised Patients with Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia., Respiration ; 96(1): 52-65.
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