Updates on Aspergillus, Pneumocystis and other opportunistic pulmonary mycoses.

@article{Curbelo2015UpdatesOA,
  title={Updates on Aspergillus, Pneumocystis and other opportunistic pulmonary mycoses.},
  author={Jose Curbelo and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Galv{\'a}n and Javier Aspa},
  journal={Archivos de bronconeumologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={51 12},
  pages={647-53}
}
Mycoses are serious diseases with potentially fatal outcome. The introduction of immunosuppressive treatments and life support techniques has led to a growing prevalence of different degrees of immunosuppression. Compromised immune response is the primary risk factor for the development of opportunistic mycoses. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial for improving prognosis. However, isolation in cultures or identification using antigen detection techniques cannot distinguish between… CONTINUE READING

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