Host Control of Fungal Infections: Lessons from Basic Studies and Human Cohorts.

@article{Lionakis2018HostCO,
  title={Host Control of Fungal Infections: Lessons from Basic Studies and Human Cohorts.},
  author={Michail S. Lionakis and Stuart M Levitz},
  journal={Annual review of immunology},
  year={2018},
  volume={36},
  pages={157-191}
}
In the last few decades, the AIDS pandemic and the significant advances in the medical management of individuals with neoplastic and inflammatory conditions have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of immunosuppressed patients with opportunistic, life-threatening fungal infections. The parallel development of clinically relevant mouse models of fungal disease and the discovery and characterization of several inborn errors of immune-related genes that underlie inherited human… CONTINUE READING

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