Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why does the CDC want us to 'Think Fungus'?

When people think of infectious microbes, they typically think of bacteria and virus. There is, however, another enormous group of organisms that can affect our health: fungi.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why we should take fungal infections more seriously

When most healthy people think of fungal diseases, they often think of oral or vaginal thrush, nappy rash, fungal nail infections, and athlete's foot. Although these are very common, annoying and sometimes debilitating conditions, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antineoplastic agent obscures diagnosis of fungal meningitis

(HealthDay)—A case of cryptococcal meningitis with false-negative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture results following receipt of capecitabine has been described in a case report published in the December issue of the Journal ...

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