ISHAM NEWS! (22-3-2012)
The 13th International Congress on Yeasts entitled “Yeasts for a sustainable future” will be held in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A., august 26-30, 2012. The congress also includes sessions on immunology and clinical aspects. For information and registration, click here.
For those of you that have not yet registered for the ISHAM congress in Berlin, Germany, 11-15 June, 2012, please note that a reduction is granted only until March 31; after this the registration fee for the congress will be € 100,- higher.
31 March is also the deadline for payment of your ISHAM membership dues 2012. Without payment you will no longer receive ISHAM News, and you will have no access to Medical Mycology. Renewal of membership is really easy via the member area on our website: just press the renew button and follow the instructions. If you have paid already but forgot your ISHAM member number, go to the member area and simply fill your e-address in the
‘Lost ISHAM Member Number’ box.
Medical Mycology, volume 50 No. 3, April 2012 is now available in your member area. For your convenience, we list the contents below.
|Current understanding of PTX3 protective activity on Aspergillus fumigatus infection
Giovanni Salvatori, Silvia Campo
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 225–233.
|Epidemiological analysis of worldwide bovine, canine and human clinical Prototheca isolates by PCR genotyping and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry proteomic phenotyping
Jennifer Ahrholdt, Jayaseelan Murugaiyan, Reinhard K. Straubinger, Tomasz Jagielski, Uwe Roesler
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 234–243.
|Genotypic heterogeneity and molecular basis of 5-flucytosine resistance among Candida dubliniensis isolates recovered from clinical specimens in Kuwait
Suhail Ahmad, Zia U. Khan, Leena Joseph, Mohammad Asadzadeh, Ajmal Theyyathel
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 244–251.
|N-acetylglucosamine increases symptoms and fungal burden in a murine model of oral candidiasis
Sanae A. Ishijima, Kazumi Hayama, Miki Takahashi, Ann R. Holmes, Richard D. Cannon, Shigeru Abe
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 252–258.
|Evaluation of repetitive sequence PCR and PCR-mass spectrometry for the identification of clinically relevant Candida species
Zhengming Gu, Thomas A. Hall, Mark Frinder, Thomas J. Walsh, Randall T. Hayden
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 259–265.
Impact of galactomannan testing on the prevalence of invasive aspergillosis in patients with hematological malignancies
Martin Hoenigl, Helmut J. F. Salzer, Reinhard B. Raggam, Thomas Valentin, Angelika Rohn, Albert Woelfler, Katharina Seeber, Werner Linkesch, Robert Krause
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 266–269.
|Detection of invasive infection caused by Fusarium solani and non-Fusarium solani species using a duplex quantitative PCR-based assay in a murine model of fusariosis
Leticia Bernal-Martínez, Maria J. Buitrago, Maria V. Castelli, Juan L. Rodríguez-Tudela, Manuel Cuenca-Estrella
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 270–275.
|Distribution of yeast species associated with oral lesions in HIV-infected patients in Southwest Uganda
Ezera Agwu, John C. Ihongbe, Brenda A. McManus, Gary P. Moran, David C. Coleman, Derek J. Sullivan
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 276–280.
|Association between indoor fungi in Delhi homes and sensitization in children with respiratory allergy
Rashmi Sharma, Shailendra N. Gaur, Ved P. Singh, Anand B. Singh
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 281–290.
|Long-term surveillance and treatment of subclinical cryptococcosis and nasal colonization by Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii species complex in captive koalas (Phascolarctes cinereus)
Nobuhide Kido, Koichi Makimura, Chihiro Kamegaya, Izumi Shindo, Eri Shibata, Tomoko Omiya, Yasuhiko Yamamoto
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 291–298.
|Candidal thrombophlebitis of central veins: case report and review
Roberta Caccese, Paolo Carfagna, Norma Pistilli, Anna Paola Massetti, Marco Falcone, Mario Venditti
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 299–304.
| Trichophyton bullosum: a new zoonotic dermatophyte species
Emilie Sitterle, Emilie Frealle, Françoise Foulet, Odile Cabaret, Genevieve Cremer, Jacques Guillot, Laurence Delhaes, Françoise Botterel
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 305–309.
|Lindnera (Pichia) fabianii blood infection after mesenteric ischemia
Frederic Gabriel, Thierry Noel, Isabelle Accoceberry
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 310–314.
| Favorable outcome of chronic disseminated candidiasis in four pediatric patients with hematological malignancies
Albertine E. Donker, Annelies M. C. Mavinkurve-Groothuis, Lya E. van Die, Paul E. Verweij, Peter M. Hoogerbrugge, Adilia Warris
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 315–319.
|Absence of dihydropteroate synthase gene mutations in Pneumocystis jirovecii isolated from Swedish patients
Jessica Beser, Leigh Dini, Silvia Botero-Kleiven, Margareta Krabbe, Johan Lindh, Per Hagblom
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 320–323.
|Comparison of the FXG™: RESP (Asp+) real-time PCR assay with direct immunofluorescence and calcofluor white staining for the detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii in respiratory specimens
Christine Seah, Susan E. Richardson, George Tsui, Billy Yu, John Thornback, Lisa McTaggart, Andrea Boggild, Nancy L. Wengenack, Sean X. Zhang
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 324–327.
|Correlation of antifungal susceptibility and molecular type within the Cryptococcus neoformans/C. gattii species complex
Luciana Trilles, Wieland Meyer, Bodo Wanke, Josep Guarro, Marcia Lazéra
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 328–332.
|In vitro antifungal activity of DNA topoisomerase inhibitors
Dietmar Steverding, Penelope Evans, Leon Msika, Benjamin Riley, Jerome Wallington, Silke Schelenz
Medical Mycology April 2012, Vol. 50, No. 3: 333–336.