ISHAM NEWS! (22-12-2009)
Dear ISHAM member, the ISHAM News team wishes you a pleasant
holiday and a splendid beginning of the new year! ISHAM continues to grow will
expand its spectrum of facilities for its members. Please stay involved, and
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A Reference Lab for Echinocandin Resistance was
established in 2006; for a short message on its activities, click here.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) will organize its annual meeting on Feb 28 – March 2, 2010, in New
Orleans, U.S.A. Information can be found here.
A free download of the book “Descriptions of Medical Fungi” by David
Ellis is available for ISHAM members; please check your member area.
The Third International Conference on Environmental
Toxicology will be held at Cyprus, 4 - 6 May, 2010, click here here for information and registration.
A short course on Laboratory Identification of Emerging Pathogenic Molds will be held twice on April
6-8, 2010 and April 13-15, 2010, at the CDC in Atlanta, U.S.A. Info and contact
options can be found at the ISHAM website here.
ISHAM has a lot of new
items in its web-area, such as:
1) e books
2) Forum (new, user friendly
3) Activities (images of promo talks, promo
stands and much more )
4) Thesis library (filled with new thesis)
5) Improved job market (CV library,
47 Issue 8 is now available online and freely available for ISHAM members,
please check your member area. For your convenience, we list the contents
still obscure attributes of cryptococcal glucuronoxylomannan, Pages 783 -
Marcio L. Rodrigues; Fernanda L. Fonseca; Susana Frases; Arturo Casadevall;
Molecular epidemiology of global Candida dubliniensis isolates
utilizing genomic-wide, co-dominant, PCR-based markers for strain delineation,
Pages 789 - 795
M. J. McCullough; G. Hepworth; I. Gordon; K. V. Clemons; D. A.
vitro pharmacodynamic characteristics of griseofulvin against dermatophyte
isolates of Trichophyton tonsurans from tinea capitis patients, Pages 796 -
Aditya K. Gupta; Judith V. Williams; Muhammad Zaman; Jagpal Singh
Dose-response relationships of three amphotericin B formulations in a
non-neutropenic murine model of invasive aspergillosis, Pages 802 -
J. W. Mouton; D.T.A. Te Dorsthorst; J. F. G. M. Meis; P. E. Verweij
Histoplasma capsulatum and Caenorhabditis elegans : a simple
nematode model for an innate immune response to fungal infection, Pages 808 -
Clayton H. Johnson; Srinivas Ayyadevara; Joan E. Mcewen; Robert J. Shmookler
Oxidative stress response of Inonotus obliquus induced by hydrogen
peroxide, Pages 814 - 823
Weifa Zheng; Yanxia Zhao; Meimei Zhang; Zhiwen Wei; Kangjie Miao; Weiguo
allele of HWPI , isolated from a clinical strain of Candida albicans with
defective hyphal growth and biofilm formation, has deletions of Gln/Pro and
Ser/Thr repeats involved in cellular adhesion, Pages 824 - 835
Ana Carolina B. Padovan; Guilherme M. Chaves; Arnaldo L. Colombo; Marcelo R. S.
Retrospective analysis of clinical yeast isolates in a hospital in
the centre of Portugal: spectrum and revision of the identification procedures,
Pages 836 - 844
Cristina Paulo; Cristina Mourão; Pedro M. Veiga; Joana M. Marques; Graça Rocha;
Ana F. Alves; Amparo Querol; António A. Meliço-Silvestre; Isabel Gonçalves;
Orfeu Flores; Carla Clemente; Teresa Gonçalves
Characterization of a secreted aspartyl protease of the fungal
pathogen Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Pages 845 - 854
Bruno Aluisio Coutinho de Assis Tacco; Juliana Alves Parente; Mônica Santiago
Barbosa; Sônia Nairs Báo; Tércio de Souza Gsóes; Maristela Pereira; Célia Maria
de Almeida Soares
Heterogeneity of proteins expressed by Brazilian Sporothrix
schenckii isolates, Pages 855 - 861
Geisa Ferreira Fernandes; Cristiane Candida do Amaral; Alexandre Sasaki;
Patrício Martinez Godoy; Zoilo Pires de Camargo
Disseminated Oxyporus corticola infection in a German shepherd dog,
Pages 862 - 868
C. W. Brockus; R. K. Myers; J. M. Crandell; D. A. Sutton; B. L. Wickes; K. K.
Isolation and identification of Rhizomucor pusillus from pleural
zygomycosis in an immunocompetent patient, Pages 869 - 873
Masatomo Kimura; Shun-Ichi Udagawa; Koichi Makimura; Kazuo Satoh; Noritsuna
Toyazaki; Hiroyuki Ito
comparative serological study of the Ss CBF antigenic fraction isolated from
three Sporothrix schenckii strains, Pages 874 - 878
Andréa R. Bernardes-Engemann; Carla V. Loureiro y Penha; Fabiana Benvenuto; José
Ueleres Braga; Mônica L. Barros; Rosane Orofino-Costa; Leila M.
of Real-time PCR for the detection of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis DNA in the
diagnosis of imported paracoccidioidomycosis, Pages 879 - 882
M. J. Buitrago; P. Merino; S. Puente; A. Gomez-Lopez; A. Arribi; R. M.
Zancopé-Oliveira; M. C. Gutierrez; J. L. Rodriguez-Tudela; M.
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