Characteristics of pathogenic fungi and antifungal therapy in cystic fibrosis

@article{Mller2010CharacteristicsOP,
  title={Characteristics of pathogenic fungi and antifungal therapy in cystic fibrosis},
  author={F M C M{\"u}ller and Marc J. Seidler},
  journal={Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={957 - 964}
}
A defective mucociliary clearance facilitates colonization with bacteria and fungal spores in cystic fibrosis patients. Yeasts and molds are cultured from the cystic fibrosis respiratory tract and often their clinical relevance is unknown. Candida spp. are the most commonly isolated yeasts, whereas Aspergillus spp., Scedosporium apiospermum, as well as Exophiala dermatitidis in some countries, are the most frequent molds recovered from respiratory specimens. Molecular biotyping studies have… 
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