MycosesAntifungal Agents: Substances that destroy fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce. They differ from FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL because they defend against fungi present in human or animal tissues.Aspergillosis: Infections with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS.Candidiasis: Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)Central Nervous System Fungal Infections: MYCOSES of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges which may result in ENCEPHALITIS; MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; MYELITIS; BRAIN ABSCESS; and EPIDURAL ABSCESS. Certain types of fungi may produce disease in immunologically normal hosts, while others are classified as opportunistic pathogens, causing illness primarily in immunocompromised individuals (e.g., ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME).Amphotericin B: Macrolide antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces nodosus obtained from soil of the Orinoco river region of Venezuela.Fungi: A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.Mucormycosis: Infection in humans and animals caused by any fungus in the order Mucorales (e.g., Absidia, Mucor, Rhizopus etc.) There are many clinical types associated with infection of the central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal tract, skin, orbit and paranasal sinuses. In humans, it usually occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with a chronic debilitating disease, particularly uncontrolled diabetes, or who are receiving immunosuppressive agents. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Opportunistic Infections: An infection caused by an organism which becomes pathogenic under certain conditions, e.g., during immunosuppression.Dermatomycoses: Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.Immunocompromised Host: A human or animal whose immunologic mechanism is deficient because of an immunodeficiency disorder or other disease or as the result of the administration of immunosuppressive drugs or radiation.Lung Diseases, Fungal: Pulmonary diseases caused by fungal infections, usually through hematogenous spread.Itraconazole: A triazole antifungal agent that inhibits cytochrome P-450-dependent enzymes required for ERGOSTEROL synthesis.Fluconazole: Triazole antifungal agent that is used to treat oropharyngeal CANDIDIASIS and cryptococcal MENINGITIS in AIDS.beta-Glucans: Glucose polymers consisting of a backbone of beta(1->3)-linked beta-D-glucopyranosyl units with beta(1->6) linked side chains of various lengths. They are a major component of the CELL WALL of organisms and of soluble DIETARY FIBER.Fungemia: The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.TriazolesCandidiasis, Invasive: An important nosocomial fungal infection with species of the genus CANDIDA, most frequently CANDIDA ALBICANS. Invasive candidiasis occurs when candidiasis goes beyond a superficial infection and manifests as CANDIDEMIA, deep tissue infection, or disseminated disease with deep organ involvement.Zygomycosis: Infection in humans and animals caused by fungi in the class Zygomycetes. It includes MUCORMYCOSIS and entomophthoramycosis. The latter is a tropical infection of subcutaneous tissue or paranasal sinuses caused by fungi in the order Entomophthorales. Phycomycosis, closely related to zygomycosis, describes infection with members of Phycomycetes, an obsolete classification.Onychomycosis: A fungal infection of the nail, usually caused by DERMATOPHYTES; YEASTS; or nondermatophyte MOLDS.Aspergillus fumigatus: A species of imperfect fungi from which the antibiotic fumigatin is obtained. Its spores may cause respiratory infection in birds and mammals.Cryptococcosis: Infection with a fungus of the species CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS.Neutropenia: A decrease in the number of NEUTROPHILS found in the blood.Candida: A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; vulvovaginal candidiasis (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed)Candida albicans: A unicellular budding fungus which is the principal pathogenic species causing CANDIDIASIS (moniliasis).Eye Infections, Fungal: Infection by a variety of fungi, usually through four possible mechanisms: superficial infection producing conjunctivitis, keratitis, or lacrimal obstruction; extension of infection from neighboring structures - skin, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx; direct introduction during surgery or accidental penetrating trauma; or via the blood or lymphatic routes in patients with underlying mycoses.Aspergillus: A genus of mitosporic fungi containing about 100 species and eleven different teleomorphs in the family Trichocomaceae.Hematologic Neoplasms: Neoplasms located in the blood and blood-forming tissue (the bone marrow and lymphatic tissue). The commonest forms are the various types of LEUKEMIA, of LYMPHOMA, and of the progressive, life-threatening forms of the MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES.Tinea Versicolor: A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions, and is caused by Pityrosporon orbiculare. (Dorland, 27th ed)Meningitis, Fungal: Meningitis caused by fungal agents which may occur as OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS or arise in immunocompetent hosts.Histoplasmosis: Infection resulting from inhalation or ingestion of spores of the fungus of the genus HISTOPLASMA, species H. capsulatum. It is worldwide in distribution and particularly common in the midwestern United States. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Infections of the respiratory tract with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS. Infections may result in allergic reaction (ALLERGIC BRONCHOPULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS), colonization in pulmonary cavities as fungus balls (MYCETOMA), or lead to invasion of the lung parenchyma (INVASIVE PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS).Tinea: Fungal infection of keratinized tissues such as hair, skin and nails. The main causative fungi include MICROSPORUM; TRICHOPHYTON; and EPIDERMOPHYTON.Echinocandins: Cyclic hexapeptides of proline-ornithine-threonine-proline-threonine-serine. The cyclization with a single non-peptide bond can lead them to be incorrectly called DEPSIPEPTIDES, but the echinocandins lack ester links. Antifungal activity is via inhibition of 1,3-beta-glucan synthase production of BETA-GLUCANS.Mucorales: An order of zygomycetous fungi, usually saprophytic, causing damage to food in storage, but which may cause respiratory infection or MUCORMYCOSIS in persons suffering from other debilitating diseases.Mycology: The study of the structure, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of fungi, and MYCOSES.Foot Dermatoses: Skin diseases of the foot, general or unspecified.Beauveria: A mitosporic fungal genus. Teleomorphs are found in the family Clavicipitaceae and include Cordyceps bassiana. The species Beauveria bassiana is a common pathogen of ARTHROPODS and is used in PEST CONTROL.Drug Resistance, Fungal: The ability of fungi to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antifungal agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation.Tinea Pedis: Dermatological pruritic lesion in the feet, caused by Trichophyton rubrum, T. mentagrophytes, or Epidermophyton floccosum.Metarhizium: A mitosporic fungal genus in the family Clavicipitaceae. It has teleomorphs in the family Nectriaceae. Metarhizium anisopliae is used in PESTICIDES.Candidiasis, Cutaneous: Candidiasis of the skin manifested as eczema-like lesions of the interdigital spaces, perleche, or chronic paronychia. (Dorland, 27th ed)Fusariosis: OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS with the soil fungus FUSARIUM. Typically the infection is limited to the nail plate (ONYCHOMYCOSIS). The infection can however become systemic especially in an IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST (e.g., NEUTROPENIA) and results in cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions, fever, KERATITIS, and pulmonary infections.Blastomycosis: A fungal infection that may appear in two forms: 1, a primary lesion characterized by the formation of a small cutaneous nodule and small nodules along the lymphatics that may heal within several months; and 2, chronic granulomatous lesions characterized by thick crusts, warty growths, and unusual vascularity and infection in the middle or upper lobes of the lung.Fungal Vaccines: Suspensions of attenuated or killed fungi administered for the prevention or treatment of infectious fungal disease.Fusarium: A mitosporic Hypocreales fungal genus, various species of which are important parasitic pathogens of plants and a variety of vertebrates. Teleomorphs include GIBBERELLA.Mycetoma: A chronic progressive subcutaneous infection caused by species of fungi (eumycetoma), or actinomycetes (actinomycetoma). It is characterized by tumefaction, abscesses, and tumor-like granules representing microcolonies of pathogens, such as MADURELLA fungi and bacteria ACTINOMYCETES, with different grain colors.Ascomycota: A phylum of fungi which have cross-walls or septa in the mycelium. The perfect state is characterized by the formation of a saclike cell (ascus) containing ascospores. Most pathogenic fungi with a known perfect state belong to this phylum.Miconazole: An imidazole antifungal agent that is used topically and by intravenous infusion.Mitosporic Fungi: A large and heterogenous group of fungi whose common characteristic is the absence of a sexual state. Many of the pathogenic fungi in humans belong to this group.Chromoblastomycosis: Scaly papule or warty growth, caused by five fungi, that spreads as a result of satellite lesions affecting the foot or leg. The extremity may become swollen and, at its distal portion, covered with various nodular, tumorous, verrucous lesions that resemble cauliflower. In rare instances, the disease may begin on the hand or wrist and involve the entire upper extremity. (Arnold, Odom, and James, Andrew's Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed, p362)Granulomatous Disease, Chronic: A defect of leukocyte function in which phagocytic cells ingest but fail to digest bacteria, resulting in recurring bacterial infections with granuloma formation. When chronic granulomatous disease is caused by mutations in the CYBB gene, the condition is inherited in an X-linked recessive pattern. When chronic granulomatous disease is caused by CYBA, NCF1, NCF2, or NCF4 gene mutations, the condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern.Bacterial Infections: Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.Azoles: Five membered rings containing a NITROGEN atom.Entomophthorales: An order of fungi comprising mostly insect pathogens, though some infect mammals including humans. Strict host specificity make these fungi a focus of many biological control studies.Pseudallescheria: Ascomycetous fungi, family Microascaceae, order Microascales, commonly found in the soil. They are causative agents of mycetoma, maduromycosis, and other infections in humans.Trichosporon: A mitosporic fungal genus causing opportunistic infections, endocarditis, fungemia, a hypersensitivity pneumonitis (see TRICHOSPORONOSIS) and white PIEDRA.Cryptococcus neoformans: A species of the fungus CRYPTOCOCCUS. Its teleomorph is Filobasidiella neoformans.Hypocreales: An order of fungi in the phylum ASCOMYCOTA that includes a number of species which are parasitic on higher plants, insects, or fungi. Other species are saprotrophic.Ketoconazole: Broad spectrum antifungal agent used for long periods at high doses, especially in immunosuppressed patients.Coccidioidomycosis: Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.Chrysosporium: A mitosporic Onygenaceae fungal genus which causes adiaspiromycosis, a pulmonary mycosis of man and rodents. One of its teleomorphs is Ajellomyces.Aspergillus flavus: A species of imperfect fungi which grows on peanuts and other plants and produces the carcinogenic substance aflatoxin. It is also used in the production of the antibiotic flavicin.DNA, Fungal: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of fungi.Lipopeptides: Compounds consisting of a short peptide chain conjugated with an acyl chain.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Pyrimidines: A family of 6-membered heterocyclic compounds occurring in nature in a wide variety of forms. They include several nucleic acid constituents (CYTOSINE; THYMINE; and URACIL) and form the basic structure of the barbiturates.Chemoprevention: The use of chemical compounds to prevent the development of a specific disease.Paracoccidioidomycosis: A mycosis affecting the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and internal organs. It is caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. It is also called paracoccidioidal granuloma. Superficial resemblance of P. brasiliensis to Blastomyces brasiliensis (BLASTOMYCES) may cause misdiagnosis.Antigens, Fungal: Substances of fungal origin that have antigenic activity.Candidemia: A form of invasive candidiasis where species of CANDIDA are present in the blood.Arthrodermataceae: A family of ascomycetous fungi, order Onygenales, characterized by smooth ascospores. Genera in the family include Arthroderma, Keratinomyces, and Ctenomyces. Several well-known anamorphic forms are parasitic upon the skin.Trichophyton: A mitosporic fungal genus and an anamorphic form of Arthroderma. Various species attack the skin, nails, and hair.Tinea Capitis: Ringworm of the scalp and associated hair mainly caused by species of MICROSPORUM; TRICHOPHYTON; and EPIDERMOPHYTON, which may occasionally involve the eyebrows and eyelashes.Mannans: Polysaccharides consisting of mannose units.Nose Diseases: Disorders of the nose, general or unspecified.Keratitis: Inflammation of the cornea.Fever: An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.Paranasal Sinus Diseases: Diseases affecting or involving the PARANASAL SINUSES and generally manifesting as inflammation, abscesses, cysts, or tumors.Cytophagocytosis: The engulfment and degradation of cells by other cells.Candidiasis, Chronic Mucocutaneous: A clinical syndrome characterized by development, usually in infancy or childhood, of a chronic, often widespread candidiasis of skin, nails, and mucous membranes. It may be secondary to one of the immunodeficiency syndromes, inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, or associated with defects in cell-mediated immunity, endocrine disorders, dental stomatitis, or malignancy.Mycological Typing Techniques: Procedures for identifying types and strains of fungi.Neuroaspergillosis: Infections of the nervous system caused by fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS, most commonly ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS. Aspergillus infections may occur in immunocompetent hosts, but are more prevalent in individuals with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES. The organism may spread to the nervous system from focal infections in the lung, mastoid region, sinuses, inner ear, bones, eyes, gastrointestinal tract, and heart. Sinus infections may be locally invasive and enter the intracranial compartment, producing MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; cranial neuropathies; and abscesses in the frontal lobes of the brain. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch 27, pp62-3)Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Nystatin: Macrolide antifungal antibiotic complex produced by Streptomyces noursei, S. aureus, and other Streptomyces species. The biologically active components of the complex are nystatin A1, A2, and A3.Histoplasma: A mitosporic Onygenales fungal genus causing HISTOPLASMOSIS in humans and animals. Its single species is Histoplasma capsulatum which has two varieties: H. capsulatum var. capsulatum and H. capsulatum var. duboisii. Its teleomorph is AJELLOMYCES capsulatus.Fatal Outcome: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.Air Filters: Barriers used to separate and remove PARTICULATE MATTER from air.Microbiological Techniques: Techniques used in microbiology.Rhizopus: A genus of zygomycetous fungi of the family Mucoraceae, order MUCORALES, a common saprophyte and facultative parasite of mature fruits and vegetables. It may cause cerebral mycoses in diabetes and cutaneous infection in severely burned patients.Glucans: Polysaccharides composed of repeating glucose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.Plant Diseases: Diseases of plants.Spores, Fungal: Reproductive bodies produced by fungi.Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Transfer of HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS from BONE MARROW or BLOOD between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has been used as an alternative to BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION in the treatment of a variety of neoplasms.Absidia: A genus of zygomycetous fungi, family Mucoraceae, order MUCORALES, which sometimes causes infection in humans.Chemotherapy-Induced Febrile Neutropenia: FEVER accompanied by a significant reduction in NEUTROPHIL count associated with CHEMOTHERAPY.Blastomyces: A genus of onygenacetous mitosporic fungi whose perfect state is Ajellomyces (see ONYGENALES). The species Blastomyces dermatitidis (perfect state Ajellomyces dermatitidis) causes blastomycosis.Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Lung infections with the invasive forms of ASPERGILLUS, usually after surgery, transplantation, prolonged NEUTROPENIA or treatment with high-doses of CORTICOSTEROIDS. Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis can progress to CHRONIC NECROTIZING PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS or hematogenous spread to other organs.Antibodies, Fungal: Immunoglobulins produced in a response to FUNGAL ANTIGENS.DNA, Ribosomal Spacer: The intergenic DNA segments that are between the ribosomal RNA genes (internal transcribed spacers) and between the tandemly repeated units of rDNA (external transcribed spacers and nontranscribed spacers).Liver Transplantation: The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.Paracoccidioides: A mitosporic fungal genus. P. brasiliensis (previously Blastomyces brasiliensis) is the etiologic agent of PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.Candida glabrata: A species of MITOSPORIC FUNGI commonly found on the body surface. It causes opportunistic infections especially in immunocompromised patients.Leukocyte Transfusion: The transfer of leukocytes from a donor to a recipient or reinfusion to the donor.Peptides, Cyclic: Peptides whose amino and carboxy ends are linked together with a peptide bond forming a circular chain. Some of them are ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS. Some of them are biosynthesized non-ribosomally (PEPTIDE BIOSYNTHESIS, NON-RIBOSOMAL).Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Otitis Externa: Inflammation of the OUTER EAR including the external EAR CANAL, cartilages of the auricle (EAR CARTILAGE), and the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Polyenes: Hydrocarbons with more than one double bond. They are a reduced form of POLYYNES.Penicillium: A mitosporic Trichocomaceae fungal genus that develops fruiting organs resembling a broom. When identified, teleomorphs include EUPENICILLIUM and TALAROMYCES. Several species (but especially PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM) are sources of the antibiotic penicillin.Candidiasis, Oral: Infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth by a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. (Dorland, 27th ed)Bone Marrow Transplantation: The transference of BONE MARROW from one human or animal to another for a variety of purposes including HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION or MESENCHYMAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION.Deoxycholic Acid: A bile acid formed by bacterial action from cholate. It is usually conjugated with glycine or taurine. Deoxycholic acid acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption, is reabsorbed itself, and is used as a choleretic and detergent.Rare Diseases: A large group of diseases which are characterized by a low prevalence in the population. They frequently are associated with problems in diagnosis and treatment.Liposomes: Artificial, single or multilaminar vesicles (made from lecithins or other lipids) that are used for the delivery of a variety of biological molecules or molecular complexes to cells, for example, drug delivery and gene transfer. They are also used to study membranes and membrane proteins.Clotrimazole: An imidazole derivative with a broad spectrum of antimycotic activity. It inhibits biosynthesis of the sterol ergostol, an important component of fungal CELL MEMBRANES. Its action leads to increased membrane permeability and apparent disruption of enzyme systems bound to the membrane.Paecilomyces: A mitosporic fungal genus occasionally causing human diseases such as pulmonary infections, mycotic keratitis, endocarditis, and opportunistic infections. Its teleomorph is BYSSOCHLAMYS.Drug Contamination: The presence of organisms, or any foreign material that makes a drug preparation impure.Host-Pathogen Interactions: The interactions between a host and a pathogen, usually resulting in disease.Transplantation, Homologous: Transplantation between individuals of the same species. Usually refers to genetically disparate individuals in contradistinction to isogeneic transplantation for genetically identical individuals.Immunity, Innate: The capacity of a normal organism to remain unaffected by microorganisms and their toxins. It results from the presence of naturally occurring ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, constitutional factors such as BODY TEMPERATURE and immediate acting immune cells such as NATURAL KILLER CELLS.Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal: Infection of the VULVA and VAGINA with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA.Alternaria: A mitosporic Loculoascomycetes fungal genus including several plant pathogens and at least one species which produces a highly phytotoxic antibiotic. Its teleomorph is Lewia.Organ Transplantation: Transference of an organ between individuals of the same species or between individuals of different species.AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections: Opportunistic infections found in patients who test positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The most common include PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA, Kaposi's sarcoma, cryptosporidiosis, herpes simplex, toxoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and infections with Mycobacterium avium complex, Microsporidium, and Cytomegalovirus.Pharyngeal Diseases: Pathological processes involving the PHARYNX.Colletotrichum: A genus of mitosporic Phyllachoraceae fungi which contains at least 40 species of plant parasites. They have teleomorphs in the genus Glomerella (see PHYLLACHORALES).Pathology, Molecular: A subspecialty of pathology concerned with the molecular basis (e.g., mutations) of various diseases.Sporotrichosis: The commonest and least serious of the deep mycoses, characterized by nodular lesions of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues. It is caused by inhalation of contaminated dust or by infection of a wound.Ergosterol: A steroid of interest both because its biosynthesis in FUNGI is a target of ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS, notably AZOLES, and because when it is present in SKIN of animals, ULTRAVIOLET RAYS break a bond to result in ERGOCALCIFEROL.Infection: Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.Meningitis, Cryptococcal: Meningeal inflammation produced by CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS, an encapsulated yeast that tends to infect individuals with ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and other immunocompromised states. The organism enters the body through the respiratory tract, but symptomatic infections are usually limited to the lungs and nervous system. The organism may also produce parenchymal brain lesions (torulomas). Clinically, the course is subacute and may feature HEADACHE; NAUSEA; PHOTOPHOBIA; focal neurologic deficits; SEIZURES; cranial neuropathies; and HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp721-2)Pterocarpans: A group of compounds which can be described as benzo-pyrano-furano-benzenes which can be formed from ISOFLAVONES by internal coupling of the B ring to the 4-ketone position. Members include medicarpin, phaseolin, and pisatin which are found in FABACEAE.RNA, Ribosomal, 28S: Constituent of the 60S subunit of eukaryotic ribosomes. 28S rRNA is involved in the initiation of polypeptide synthesis in eukaryotes.Transplantation: Transference of a tissue or organ from either an alive or deceased donor, within an individual, between individuals of the same species, or between individuals of different species.Sinusitis: Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in one or more of the PARANASAL SINUSES.Cryptococcus: A mitosporic Tremellales fungal genus whose species usually have a capsule and do not form pseudomycellium. Teleomorphs include Filobasidiella and Fidobasidium.Leukemia: A progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow. Leukemias were originally termed acute or chronic based on life expectancy but now are classified according to cellular maturity. Acute leukemias consist of predominately immature cells; chronic leukemias are composed of more mature cells. (From The Merck Manual, 2006)Microbial Sensitivity Tests: Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).Debridement: The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)Immunosuppressive Agents: Agents that suppress immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-CELLS or by inhibiting the activation of HELPER CELLS. While immunosuppression has been brought about in the past primarily to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, new applications involving mediation of the effects of INTERLEUKINS and other CYTOKINES are emerging.Immunocompetence: The ability of lymphoid cells to mount a humoral or cellular immune response when challenged by antigen.Phosphatidylglycerols: A nitrogen-free class of lipids present in animal and particularly plant tissues and composed of one mole of glycerol and 1 or 2 moles of phosphatidic acid. Members of this group differ from one another in the nature of the fatty acids released on hydrolysis.Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.Intensive Care Units: Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Drug Combinations: Single preparations containing two or more active agents, for the purpose of their concurrent administration as a fixed dose mixture.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Pityriasis: A name originally applied to a group of skin diseases characterized by the formation of fine, branny scales, but now used only with a modifier. (Dorland, 27th ed)Hand DermatosesDrug Monitoring: The process of observing, recording, or detecting the effects of a chemical substance administered to an individual therapeutically or diagnostically.Orbital Diseases: Diseases of the bony orbit and contents except the eyeball.Splenic DiseasesCandida tropicalis: A species of MITOSPORIC FUNGI that is a major cause of SEPTICEMIA and disseminated CANDIDIASIS, especially in patients with LYMPHOMA; LEUKEMIA; and DIABETES MELLITUS. It is also found as part of the normal human mucocutaneous flora.Flucytosine: A fluorinated cytosine analog that is used as an antifungal agent.Scedosporium: A mitosporic fungal genus previously called Monosporium. Teleomorphs include PSEUDALLESCHERIA.Infant, Premature, DiseasesHematology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with morphology, physiology, and pathology of the blood and blood-forming tissues.Hyphae: Microscopic threadlike filaments in FUNGI that are filled with a layer of protoplasm. Collectively, the hyphae make up the MYCELIUM.Transplants: Organs, tissues, or cells taken from the body for grafting into another area of the same body or into another individual.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Malassezia: A mitosporic fungal genus that causes a variety of skin disorders. Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare) causes TINEA VERSICOLOR.Lectins, C-Type: A class of animal lectins that bind to carbohydrate in a calcium-dependent manner. They share a common carbohydrate-binding domain that is structurally distinct from other classes of lectins.Griseofulvin: An antifungal agent used in the treatment of TINEA infections.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Fungal Proteins: Proteins found in any species of fungus.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Survival Analysis: A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.Phaeohyphomycosis: OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS caused by the dematiaceous (darkly pigmented) MITOSPORIC FUNGI of ALTERNARIA, Bipolaris, CLADOSPORIUM, Curvularia, and EXOPHIALA. These fungi have pigmented HYPHAE due to MELANIN in the cell wall. The initial subcutaneous cyst from the infection can become systemic and spread rapidly to renal, pulmonary and cerebral systems (see CEREBRAL PHAEOHYPHOMYCOSIS) in an IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST.Aspergillus niger: An imperfect fungus causing smut or black mold of several fruits, vegetables, etc.Early Diagnosis: Methods to determine in patients the nature of a disease or disorder at its early stage of progression. Generally, early diagnosis improves PROGNOSIS and TREATMENT OUTCOME.Lung Transplantation: The transference of either one or both of the lungs from one human or animal to another.Arachnoiditis: Acute or chronic inflammation of the arachnoid membrane of the meninges most often involving the spinal cord or base of the brain. This term generally refers to a persistent inflammatory process characterized by thickening of the ARACHNOID membrane and dural adhesions. Associated conditions include prior surgery, infections, trauma, SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE, and chemical irritation. Clinical features vary with the site of inflammation, but include cranial neuropathies, radiculopathies, and myelopathies. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch48, p25)Magnaporthe: A genus of FUNGI, in the family Magnaporthaceae of uncertain position (incertae sedis). It is best known for its species, M. grisea, which is one of the most popular experimental organisms of all fungal plant pathogens. Its anamorph is PYRICULARIA GRISEA.Maxillary Sinus: The air space located in the body of the MAXILLARY BONE near each cheek. Each maxillary sinus communicates with the middle passage (meatus) of the NASAL CAVITY on the same side.Agranulocytosis: A decrease in the number of GRANULOCYTES; (BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and NEUTROPHILS).Microsporum: A mitosporic Oxygenales fungal genus causing various diseases of the skin and hair. The species Microsporum canis produces TINEA CAPITIS and tinea corporis, which usually are acquired from domestic cats and dogs. Teleomorphs includes Arthroderma (Nannizzia). (Alexopoulos et al., Introductory Mycology, 4th edition, p305)Disease Susceptibility: A constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and thus tends to make the individual more than usually susceptible to certain diseases.Virus Diseases: A general term for diseases produced by viruses.Lung: Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.Double-Blind Method: A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.Acremonium: A mitosporic fungal genus with many reported ascomycetous teleomorphs. Cephalosporin antibiotics are derived from this genus.Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute: Clonal expansion of myeloid blasts in bone marrow, blood, and other tissue. Myeloid leukemias develop from changes in cells that normally produce NEUTROPHILS; BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and MONOCYTES.Hematologic Diseases: Disorders of the blood and blood forming tissues.Choroiditis: Inflammation of the choroid.Sporothrix: A mitosporic Ophiostomataceae fungal genus, whose species Sporothrix schenckii is a well-known animal pathogen. The conidia of this soil fungus may be inhaled causing a primary lung infection, or may infect independently via skin punctures.Methylprednisolone: A PREDNISOLONE derivative with similar anti-inflammatory action.Pneumocystis Infections: Infections with species in the genus PNEUMOCYSTIS, a fungus causing interstitial plasma cell pneumonia (PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS) and other infections in humans and other MAMMALS. Immunocompromised patients, especially those with AIDS, are particularly susceptible to these infections. Extrapulmonary sites are rare but seen occasionally.Autopsy: Postmortem examination of the body.Kidney Transplantation: The transference of a kidney from one human or animal to another.Saprolegnia: A genus of OOMYCETES in the family Saprolegniaceae. It is a parasite and pathogen of freshwater FISHES.Mouth DiseasesDrug Compounding: The preparation, mixing, and assembling of a drug. (From Remington, The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 19th ed, p1814)Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Renal Insufficiency: Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level in the ability to remove wastes, concentrate URINE, and maintain ELECTROLYTE BALANCE; BLOOD PRESSURE; and CALCIUM metabolism. Renal insufficiency can be classified by the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE.Graft vs Host Disease: The clinical entity characterized by anorexia, diarrhea, loss of hair, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, growth retardation, and eventual death brought about by the GRAFT VS HOST REACTION.Natamycin: Amphoteric macrolide antifungal antibiotic from Streptomyces natalensis or S. chattanoogensis. It is used for a variety of fungal infections, mainly topically.Anemia, Aplastic: A form of anemia in which the bone marrow fails to produce adequate numbers of peripheral blood elements.Sepsis: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.Maxillary DiseasesMaxillary Sinusitis: Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the MAXILLARY SINUS. In many cases, it is caused by an infection of the bacteria HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE; STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE; or STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.
Fungal and bacterial infections[edit]. It is also helpful in diagnosing: *Fungal infections. Some forms of tinea, such as ... It can also be used to diagnose other fungal infections such as ringworm, Microsporum canis, tinea versicolor; bacterial ... it was in 1925 that the technique was used in dermatology by Margarot and Deveze for the detection of fungal infection of hair ... infections such erythrasma; other skin conditions including acne, scabies, alopecia, porphyria; as well as corneal scratches, ...
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... by far the most common fungal infection of the mouth, and it also represents the most common opportunistic oral infection in ... "Medically important bacterial-fungal interactions." Nature Reviews Microbiology 8.5 (2010): 340-349. Kourkoumpetis, ... That is, oral candidiasis is a mycosis (yeast/fungal infection) of Candida species on the mucous membranes of the mouth. ... Oral candidiasis is a mycosis (fungal infection). Traditionally, oral candidiasis is classified using the Lehner system, ...
Part 1: bacterial, viral and fungal infections". Clinical Radiology. 67 (5): 484-94. doi:10.1016/j.crad.2011.10.021. PMID ... Part 2: parasitic and other infections". Clinical Radiology. 67 (5): 495-504. doi:10.1016/j.crad.2011.10.022. PMID 22169349.. ... Many infections and parasitic infestations produce patterns of the luminal surface, which are best seen on Barium examinations ... Sinha, R; Rajesh, A; Rawat, S; Rajiah, P; Ramachandran, I (May 2012). "Infections and infestations of the gastrointestinal ...
Additionally, those with diabetes have higher instances of bacterial and fungal infection. This is seen in statistics such as " ... Ewald, Paul W. (2000). Plague Time: How Stealth Infections Cause Cancer, Heart Disease, and Other Deadly Ailments. New York: ... Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 20 (6): 497-502. doi:10.1111/1469-0691.12706. PMID 24894605. However, in the light of ... Native Americans and Alaska Natives rank third in the United States in the rate of new HIV infections.[81] Native Americans, ...
Non-contagious skin infections can result when normal bacterial or fungal skin flora is allowed to proliferate and cause skin ... Contagious infections include parasitic, bacterial, fungal and viral skin diseases. One of the most common contagious parasitic ... such as Malassezia infection or bacterial infections. Increased but harmful immune responses can be divided into ... Ringworm is a fungal skin infection and is more common in puppies than in adult dogs. ...
They defend against bacterial or fungal infection. They are usually first responders to microbial infection; their activity and ... In HIV infection, these T cells are the main index to identify the individual's immune system integrity. CD8+ cytotoxic T cells ... One severe consequence of neutropenia is that it can increase the risk of infection. Defined as total lymphocyte count below ... It rises in response to allergies, parasitic infections, collagen diseases, and disease of the spleen and central nervous ...
The most common infections among the toad are bacterial and fungal infections. The toads are easily exposed to chytrid fungus ... "Bacterial infections ("red leg"), fungal infections (chytrid fungus), edema syndrome, and short tongue syndrome" are problems ... The combination of malathion and bacterial (Aeromonas hydrophila) infection could be causing increased mortality rates (Taylor ... This rate of infection is even seen with in captive breed populations. Survival of the chytrid infection is possible if toads ...
Fungal, Bacterial and Viral infections such as sinusitis, tuberculosis, candidiasis or tinea. Drugs including finasteride, ... Sarcoidosis Fungal infection Lupus erythematosus No treatment is usually needed as they usually go away anywhere from months to ...
Cell cultures may also be used when fungal or bacterial infections are suspected. In addition, the analysis of saliva should be ... Chemotherapy often induces damage to the oral cavity, resulting in oral mucositis, oral infection, and salivary gland ... previous ear infections (possibly indicated by hearing or balance problems), oral hygiene, and stomach problems. The initial ... chemotherapy can permit these typically non-pathogenic agents to cause serious infection, which may result in a decrease in ...
Part II: Bacterial, Fungal and Parasitic Diseases." Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery Vol. 12, No. 3 (Sep., 1998), 138-148 ... These birds do not show obvious signs of infection. Interestingly, infection and mortality rates are not closely linked. The ... may carry the infection for a year or more and are a constant source of infection for their young. Turkeys and chickens likely ... An infection may be established in a raptor that has fed on an infected prey bird. Avian trichomoniasis is principally a ...
Bacterial infections must be treated with antibiotics and fungal infections with anti-fungal medication.[2] ... Other agents may cause skin infections, for example ringworm is primarily due to the fungal dermatophyte, T. tonsurans. ... Autoinoculation (self-infection) can occur through self-contact, leading to infection at multiple sites on the body.[5] ... Primary infections usually heal completely without leaving scars but the virus that caused the infection in the first place ...
... bacterial, or fungal infection. In the developed world, viruses are believed to be the cause of about 85% of cases. In the ... The cause of pericarditis is believed to be most often due to a viral infection. Other causes include bacterial infections such ... Fungal pericarditis is usually due to histoplasmosis, or in immunocompromised hosts Aspergillus, Candida, and Coccidioides.[ ... Pneumococcus or tuberculous pericarditis are the most common bacterial forms. Anaerobic bacteria can also be a rare cause. ...
... s have been found to have important functions in defense against bacterial and fungal infections. MUC5B, the predominate ...
... is the most common presentation of fungal and bacterial infections of the lips. Pindborg, Jens Jørgen (1973 ... Infections include by fungi such as Candida albicans and bacteria such as Staph. aureus. Irritants include poorly fitting ... A lesion caused by recurrence of a latent herpes simplex infection can occur in the corner of the mouth. Really this is herpes ... If Staphylococcus aureus infection is demonstrated by microbiological culture to be responsible (or suspected), the treatment ...
This can be either viral, bacterial, or fungal. This infection is very common, because pneumonia can be airborne, and when you ... This is a bacterial infection which deteriorates the lung tissue resulting in coughing up blood.[dead link] This infection is ... With bacterial infections, antibiotics are prescribed, while viral infections are harder to treat, but still curable. The ... Upper respiratory tract infections are probably the most common infections in the world. The respiratory system is very prone ...
Laboratory tests can help diagnose a fungal, viral, or bacterial infection. Scanning for white blood cells can help diagnose ... These medicines are prescribed to treat bacterial, fungal, viral, and/or parasitic infections. An endoscopy can be used to ... Infectious esophagitis Esophagitis that happens due to a viral, fungal, parasitic or bacterial infection. More likely to happen ... Esophagitis occurs when there is an infection or irritation to the layers of the esophagus. Infection can be caused by bacteria ...
Bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause glossitis. Candida species are involved in median rhomboid glossitis. Candida ... White strawberry tongue is seen in early scarlet fever (a systemic infection of group A β- hemolytic streptococci), and red ... Drinking plenty of water and the production of enough saliva, aid in the reduction of bacterial growth. Minimizing irritants or ... Antibiotics, antifungal medications, or other antimicrobials may be prescribed if the cause of glossitis is an infection. ...
The cause is usually a bacterial infection and rarely a fungal infection. It may occur via spread from the blood or from ... Mixed infections are the rule rather than the exception. Systemic mycotic (fungal) infections may also cause osteomyelitis. The ... Many infections are caused by Staphylococcus aureus, a member of the normal flora found on the skin and mucous membranes. In ... In infants, the infection can spread to a joint and cause arthritis. In children, large subperiosteal abscesses can form ...
In: Woo, P.T.K., Bruno, D.W. (Eds.), Fish Diseases and Disorders: Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Infections. CAB International, ... Type strain of Pseudomonas anguilliseptica at BacDive - the Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase. ...
Male frogs attend the nest; their skin secretions might inhibit fungal or bacterial infections. This contrast to the earlier ...
Long-term use of paromomycin increases the risk for bacterial or fungal infection. Signs of overgrowth include white patches in ... It is an antibiotic used to treat intestinal infections such as cryptosporidiosis and amoebiasis, and other diseases such as ... Paromomycin is in the aminoglycoside family of medications and causes bacterial death by stopping the making of protein. ... Paromomycin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of infections including amebiasis, giardiasis, leishmaniasis, and tapeworm ...
The cause is typically a bacterial infection and less commonly a fungal infection. Risk factors include valvular heart disease ... NBTE usually occurs during a hypercoagulable state such as system-wide bacterial infection, or pregnancy, though it is also ... The bacterial most commonly involved are streptococci or staphylococci. Diagnosis is suspected based on symptoms and supported ... Play media Infective endocarditis is an infection of the inner surface of the heart, usually the valves. Symptoms may include ...
The cause is typically a bacterial infection and less commonly a fungal infection. Risk factors include valvular heart disease ... Fungal endocarditis (FE) is a fatal and one of the most serious forms of infective endocarditis. The types of fungi most seen ... The term bacterial endocarditis (BE) commonly is used, reflecting the fact that most cases of IE are due to bacteria; however, ... These bacterial are present in the normal oral flora and enter the bloodstream usually by dental surgical procedures (tooth ...
Paronychia is a bacterial or fungal infection where the nail and skin meet. Koilonychia is when the nail curves upwards ( ... Onychomycosis, also known as tinea unguium, is a contagious infection of the nail caused by the same fungal organisms which ... Brown or copper nail beds are associated with arsenic or copper poisoning, and local fungal infection. Redness is associated ... In approximately half of suspected nail fungus cases there is actually no fungal infection, but only some nail dystrophy. ...
... , also known as ophthalmia neonatorum, is a form of conjunctivitis and a type of neonatal infection ... Other bacterial ophthalmia neonatorum should be treated by broad spectrum antibiotics drops and ointment for two weeks. ... Topical therapy is not effective and also does not treat the infection of the nasopharynx.[7][8][9] ... Single injection of ceftriaxone IM or IV should be given to infants born to mothers with untreated gonococcal infection. ...
Bacterial infection led to more rapid germination of fungal conidia on integuments. We found a significant decrease of cellular ... However, inhibition of detoxification enzymes was detected under combined infection. The suppression of cellular immunity and ... Phenoloxidase activity in integuments was increased under bacteriosis, mycosis and combined infection compared to controls. ... and it was decreased under combined infection. Activation of both nonspecific esterases and glutathione-S-transferases in the ...
Some anti-fungal and anti-bacterial components in garlic has been proven to deal effectively with yeast infection. Top Tips for ... Anti-fungal cream, if the rash is caused due to fungal infection. Using apple cider vinegar to douche yeast infection symptoms ... All about scalp fungal infection is here packed in this very What Are the Treatments for Facial Yeast Infections? Getty Images ... Preventing Infections in Pregnancy. Yeast Infections in Pregnancy Women suffer from yeast infections when the balance in the ...
Griseofulvin will not treat a bacterial or fungal infection, or a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold. ... Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell that is important in fighting bacterial infections. Your healthcare provider should ... Not effective and should not be used for treatment of bacterial infections, including actinomycosis or nocardiosis. Tinea ... for prolonged or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a new vaginal yeast infection oral or vaginal fungal infection. ...
Nail fold infections can be painful and interfere with daily activities. They may also spread around the nail to neighboring ... Fungal Nail Fold Infections. Antifungals are used to treat fungal nail infections. Since fungal infections are chronic, the ... 2019, February 27). Treatment for Fungal and Bacterial Nail Fold Infections. News-Medical. Retrieved on June 05, 2020 from ... Antibiotics should be taken to treat bacterial infections of the nail fold. In most cases, acute bacterial paronychia is ...
... he may be afflicted by a fungal or bacterial skin infection. Once diagnosed, the infection is easily remedied. ... Skin infections are a common problem for most dogs. If you find that your dog is constantly scratching, licking and biting at ... Your dog can get a fungal infection from a parasite, which can become a bacterial infection and lead to a secondary pyoderma. ... he may be afflicted by a fungal or bacterial skin infection. Once diagnosed, the infection is easily remedied. Some breeds of ...
Staphylococcus aureus was the most common pathogen causing their infection. ... Staphylococcus aureus was the most common pathogen causing their infection. ... Among a sample of persons in Western New York who inject drugs and were hospitalized for a bacterial and fungal infection, ... Among a sample of persons in Western New York who inject drugs and were hospitalized for a bacterial and fungal infection, ...
Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections provides a unique diagnostic reference text for the pathologic diagnosis of infectious ... Parasitic Infections Schistosomiasis bacteria bacterial infection bacterial infections fungal infection infection infections ... The text is divided into four sections covering bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal ... Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal System: Bacterial, Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections provides a unique ...
A fungal infection, which almost always occurs on the feet, can make nails become rough, crumbly, thickened and yellow or ... Symptom: Fungal/bacterial infection. Cause: A fungal infection, which almost always occurs on the feet, can make nails become ... A bacterial infection can appear between the nail and the nail bed or between a natural nail and an artificial nail -- it will ... Both infections should be treated immediately. Fix: Your doctor or derm can prescribe medicine to treat nail fungus. Schoon ...
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A rash can include scaly patches observed on the skin without any infection or with bacterial or fungal infection. Sometimes ... It is not uncommon for non-dermatologists or patients to misidentify a common dry scaly rash as a fungal or bacterial infection ... Other category of skin rashes is that caused by bacterial or fungal infection. ... The belief that fungal or yeast infections are transmitted from unclean people or environments like gym, swimming pools, locker ...
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Lice... scabies... fungal infections... Its enough to make your skin crawl. Living with these skin conditions can be ... Fungal, Viral, Bacterial, and Infestation Skin Infections Fungal, Viral, Bacterial, and Infestation Skin Infections. CPD ...
bacterial infection; endothelial transcriptomes; fungal infection; interferon pathways; leukocyte transcriptomes; leukocyte- ... Leukocyte-Released Mediators in Response to Both Bacterial and Fungal Infections Trigger IFN Pathways, Independent of IL-1 and ... Leukocyte-Released Mediators in Response to Both Bacterial and Fungal Infections Trigger IFN Pathways, Independent of IL-1 and ... Leukocyte-Released Mediators in Response to Both Bacterial and Fungal Infections Trigger IFN Pathways, Independent of IL-1 and ...
A Purdue University researcher has developed a novel strategy on identifying antimicrobial drugs to better treat bacterial and ... fungal infections, which could produce significant impacts that leapfrog the drug development process and save years of ... Seleem said that bacterial resistance to conventional antibiotics as well as invasive fungal infections, has become a ... "Invasive fungal infections afflict millions of patients annually, resulting in nearly one-and-a-half million deaths. The demand ...
... propensity of keratomycosis for parallel or secondary bacterial infection and to explore affinities among fungal and bacterial ... Results: 30 (20%) keratomycoses met laboratory criteria for polymicrobial infection. The risk of bacterial co-infection was 3.2 ... After collating 65 corneal specimens having bacterial co-isolates, polymicrobial co-infection was defined as detection of ... Methods: A retrospective review of laboratory records over 24 years yielded 152 episodes of culture positive fungal keratitis. ...
Although bacterial infection as a primary cause of death is rare, such... ... fungal, and occasionally protozoal infection continue to be important complications of marrow transplantation. ... Fungal infection occurs less commonly than bacterial infection, but with a higher case fatality rate. Some fungi such as ... 1988) Bacterial, Fungal, and Protozoan Infection After Marrow Transplantation. In: Baum S.J., Santos G.W., Takaku F. (eds) ...
Home Natural Alternative for Bacterial & Fungal Hoof Infections. Natural Alternative for Bacterial & Fungal Hoof Infections. ... "He was chronically battling bacterial and fungal hoof infections. One trim hed look great, we wouldnt change a thing, and the ... Test results from all over the country have been very positive toward this natural solution that cures bacterial and fungal ...
Know here all about fungal and bacterial infections in children in detail. ... Bacterial or fungal infections are the most common in children. ... What Causes Fungal Infection In Children?. Fungal infections in ... How Treat Fungal Infections In Children?. *If your child has got fungal infection, do not panic. If treated on time, fungal ... Symptoms Of Bacterial Infections In Children:. If your child has a bacterial infection, make sure that you remember a few ...
... while each stool sample underwent 16S rRNA and ITS sequencing for bacterial and fungal elements. An analysis of microbial ... while each stool sample underwent 16S rRNA and ITS sequencing for bacterial and fungal elements. An analysis of microbial ... difficile infection (CDI) among inpatients with diarrhea, in order to further explain the pathogenesis of this infection as ... difficile infection (CDI) among inpatients with diarrhea, in order to further explain the pathogenesis of this infection as ...
Despite initial interventions, outbreaks of bloodstream infection caused by C. krusei, rarer fungal species, and bacterial ... We describe a large outbreak of Candida krusei bloodstream infections among infants in Gauteng Province, South Africa, during a ... Multiple factors contributed to these outbreaks; the most functional response is to fortify infection prevention and control. ... Candidemia is a major cause of healthcare-associated infections. ... Large Outbreaks of Fungal and Bacterial Bloodstream Infections ...
M-CSF improves protection against bacterial and fungal infections after hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell transplantation. ... M-CSF improves protection against bacterial and fungal infections after hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell transplantation ... but meta-analyses of clinical studies suggest limited benefit against bacterial or fungal infections (Dekker et al., 2006; Sung ... d) Fungal load in indicated organs 48 h after infection of transplanted mice treated with rhM-CSF (n = 4) or control PBS (n = 4 ...
Most fungal infections can be treated with anti-fungal medications and proper hygiene. When the infection is gone and your ... Ringworm is a common fungal infection spread by skin-to-skin contact. Fungus-type infectious diseases develop best in dark, ... Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection. It is common in warm temperatures and humid environments and occurs ... Mat burns, common among wrestlers, and abrasions and scrapes provide easy entry for fungal infections such as ringworm. ...
Stomach Infections Symptoms (Bacterial, Viral, Fungal, Parasite). Posted by Dr. Chris. There are a number of pathogenic ... Other infections involving the esophagus and duodenum of the small intestine may also affect the stomach, like is seen in ... Most viral and fungal cases of gastritis tend occur in patients who are immunocompromised (low immune functioning) as is seen ... It is an acute infection frequently caused by viruses, hence the common name, stomach flu or stomach virus. Bacteria, fungi and ...
  • Hematopoiesis from the transplanted hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and progenitor cells (HS/PCs) occurs with a significant lag phase, in which the patient shows severe myeloid cytopenia and is vulnerable to severe and potentially lethal infections, for example by the clinically important gram-negative bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa or the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus . (rupress.org)
  • Intimate bacterial-fungal interaction triggers biosynthesis of archetypal polyketides in Aspergillus nidulans. (leibniz-hki.de)
  • Schroeckh V, Scherlach K, Nützmann HW, Shelest E, Schmidt-Heck W, Schuemann J, Martin K, Hertweck C, Brakhage AA (2009) Intimate bacterial-fungal interaction triggers biosynthesis of archetypal polyketides in Aspergillus nidulans . (leibniz-hki.de)
  • bloodstream infections in Monroe County and invasive group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections in 15 New York counties are also occurring among persons who inject drugs. (cdc.gov)
  • In addition, across six surveillance sites nationwide, the proportion of invasive MRSA infections that occurred in persons who inject drugs increased from 4.1% of invasive MRSA cases in 2011 to 9.2% in 2016 ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Mohamed Seleem, an associate professor of microbiology in Purdue's College of Veterinary Medicine , has used novel drug repurposing methods to discover two drugs that could have significant promise as a potent antimicrobial agent for treatment of both superficial and invasive infections. (purdue.edu)
  • Invasive fungal infections afflict millions of patients annually, resulting in nearly one-and-a-half million deaths. (purdue.edu)
  • Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis seems to be an increasingly observed complication in critically ill patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection as previously reported in patients hospitalized in ICU with severe influenza. (cdc.gov)
  • Patients with voriconazole-resistant invasive aspergillosis have a higher mortality rate compared with patients with voriconazole-susceptible infection. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Dr John Morrissey, who led the team of researchers, said, " Candida albicans can cause very serious deep infections in susceptible patients and it is often found in biofilm form. (bio-medicine.org)
  • A Purdue University researcher has developed a novel strategy on identifying antimicrobial drugs to better treat bacterial and fungal infections, which could produce significant impacts that leapfrog the drug development process and save years of expensive research. (purdue.edu)
  • The best way to treat bacterial infection is to remove the infected area using sterile instruments immediately upon finding out. (orchidcarezone.com)
  • Fungal Infection Diagnosis and Management - Malcolm Richardson, David Warnock This highly acclaimed book has been extensively revised and updated throughout to ensure all drug and dosage recommendations are accurate and in agreement with. (blogtopsites.com)