Fungal Pathogens: Survival and Replication within Macrophages.

  title={Fungal Pathogens: Survival and Replication within Macrophages.},
  author={Andrew S Gilbert and Robert T Wheeler and Robin C May},
  journal={Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine},
  volume={5 7},
The innate immune system is a critical line of defense against pathogenic fungi. Macrophages act at an early stage of infection, detecting and phagocytizing infectious propagules. To avoid killing at this stage, fungal pathogens use diverse strategies ranging from evasion of uptake to intracellular parasitism. This article will discuss five of the most… CONTINUE READING