Typing of Fungi in an Outbreak Setting: Lessons Learned

@article{Hadrich2015TypingOF,
  title={Typing of Fungi in an Outbreak Setting: Lessons Learned},
  author={In{\`e}s Hadrich and St{\'e}phane Ranque},
  journal={Current Fungal Infection Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={9},
  pages={314-323}
}
Typing is applied to highlight the genetic relationships between environmental and clinical fungal isolates involved in colonization or infection. A variety of techniques can be used to type fungi, depending on the epidemiological question and the available equipment. The use of typing techniques during clinical fungal outbreak investigations demonstrated patient-to-patient propagation in dermatophytoses outbreaks, patient-to-health-care worker and health-care worker-to-patient transmission in… CONTINUE READING
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