Promising immunotherapy against fungal diseases.

  title={Promising immunotherapy against fungal diseases.},
  author={Wilfried Posch and Marion Steger and Wilflingseder Doris and Lass-Fl{\"o}rl Cornelia},
  journal={Expert opinion on biological therapy},
  volume={17 7},
INTRODUCTION Despite the relatively high efficacy of antifungal drugs, invasive fungal infections (IFIs) are still associated with tremendous morbidity and mortality, since late diagnosis makes an antifungal drug therapy inefficient. Therefore, antifungal immunotherapies to specifically strengthen the host´s own immune mechanisms constitute an additional promising strategy in taking action against fungal pathogens. Areas covered: The authors summarize efforts in research and clinical trials to… CONTINUE READING
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