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Global guideline for the diagnosis and management of rare mould infections: an initiative of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology in cooperation with the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology and the American Society for Microbiology.

Martin Hoenigl, Jon Salmanton-García, Thomas J Walsh, Marcio Nucci, Chin Fen Neoh, Jeffrey D Jenks, Michaela Lackner, Rosanne Sprute, Abdullah MS Al-Hatmi, Matteo Bassetti, Fabianne Carlesse, Tomas Freiberger, Philipp Koehler, Thomas Lehrnbecher, Anil Kumar, Juergen Prattes, Malcolm Richardson, Sanjay Revankar, Monica A Slavin, Jannik Stemler Show all

The Lancet Infectious Diseases | Published : 2021

Abstract

With increasing numbers of patients needing intensive care or who are immunosuppressed, infections caused by moulds other than Aspergillus spp or Mucorales are increasing. Although antifungal prophylaxis has shown effectiveness in preventing many invasive fungal infections, selective pressure has caused an increase of breakthrough infections caused by Fusarium, Lomentospora, and Scedosporium species, as well as by dematiaceous moulds, Rasamsonia, Schizophyllum, Scopulariopsis, Paecilomyces, Penicillium, Talaromyces and Purpureocillium species. Guidance on the complex multidisciplinary management of infections caused by these pathogens has the potential to improve prognosis. Management routes..

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