Invasive fungal disease in humans: Are we aware of the real impact?

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Despite the medical advances and interventions to improve the quality of life of those in intensive care, people with cancer or severely immunocompromised or other susceptible hosts, invasive fungal diseases (IFD) remain severe and underappreciated causes of illness and death worldwide. Therefore, IFD continue to be a public health threat and a major hindrance to the success of otherwise life-saving treatments and procedures
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere200430
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalMemórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Issue number9
StatePublished - Oct 9 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)


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