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Rapid qPCR detection of a wide range of Coccidioides clinical specimens: has culture had its day?

February 20 2019

An evaluation of a qPCR test for Coccidioides showed good sensitivity (74%) and specificity (100%), and produced results within 4 hours - outperforming fungal culture.
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Using mobile phone reminders for medication

February 15 2019

Forgetting to take medication can be a major barrier to successful treatment; this problem is exacerbated when the treatment dosing is infrequent.
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Candida africana in recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis patients

February 08 2019

Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC) is a condition which, though not linked to mortality, can cause complications and significant psychological, physical and monetary costs.
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Fungal Infection Care Ghana’s CPA Awareness Seminar on World Aspergillosis Day

February 07 2019

On February 1st World Aspergillosis Day was marked around the world, with several events occurring. In Ghana, Fungal Infections Care (FIC) held a seminar to raise awareness of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA).
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Monetary costs and hospital burden of the management of invasive fungal infections in Mexico

January 29 2019

Invasive Fungal infections (IFIs) should be considered a public health problem in Mexico
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