"These diseases have had such great impacts because they affect multiple species, and it now looks like the same is true of snake fungal disease
are an increasing problem worldwide, although the exact prevalence is difficult to quantify (1).
Blastomycosis: Blastomyces dermatitidis causes this relatively rare fungal disease
. Most cases in the United States were acquired in the eastern half of the country, with a rate of approximately 2 per 100,000 people.
Enrollment in the open-label phase 3) isacuconazole study (VITAL) including patients with invasive fungal disease
caused by mucormycetes and other emerging fungal pathogens and patients with apergillosis and preexisting renal impairment has been completed (N=150).
Iran is eager to buy wheat from India but wants to ensure a supply of grain free of Karnal bunt, a fungal disease
found in India's breadbasket northern states.
Nail findings in patients who have psoriasis can be misinterpreted as fungal disease
Scientists have discovered an antibiotic-producing enzyme in oats that could be used to protect major cereal crops from fungal diseases
. The researchers found that an enzyme from oats, Sad2, helps produce a chemical that makes the plant resistant to infections.
Nearly 30 years ago the fungal disease
known as butternut canker was first discovered in Wisconsin.
It was thought that the frog was killed off by a fungal disease
called chytridiomycosis that has ravaged amphibian populations worldwide.
* Jose Lopez-Ribot PharmD, PhD, is focusing on Candida albicans, the leading cause of fungal disease
in the world; and
His credits include identifying the first case of a disease causing the extinction of a species, discovering the connection between an amphibian-based fungal disease
and the disappearance of frogs globally, and demonstrating the link between global trade and disease incidence in a process called "pathogen pollution."
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