21st ICHS Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host, 7-9 June 2020, Melbourne, Australia
Date | 23-10-2018

ICHS 2020 President Prof Monica Slavin and Melbourne local organising committee members Drs Ben Teh, Megan Crane and Michelle Yong attended the 2018 ICHS in Athens to present and gather information on organising the meeting. We would like to thank …

New FECMM paper on a novel urine biomarker for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis: Triacetylfusarinine C
Date | 12-10-2018

During active growth Aspergillus fumigatus produce siderophores (i.e., low molecular mass iron chelators) to obtain iron for growth and to overcome iron restriction by the host. The most secreted siderophore of A. fumigatus is triacetylfusarinine C (TAFC). This paper investigated …

New FECMM paper on the role of medical mycology societies in combating invasive fungal infections in low- and middle-income countries
Date | 12-10-2018

Poor awareness, lack of skilled personnel and dearth of diagnostic facilities are principal contributors to the scourge of invasive fungal infections in low- and middle-income countries. This paper led by Rita Oladele, FECMM, and published in Mycoses with 3 other …

Inauguration of the ECMM Excellence Center in Zagreb, 1 February 2019
Date | 02-10-2018

the University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Crotia will have its official inauguration as ECMM Excellence Center at the 1st Croatian Symposium of Invasive Fungal Infections. This will be held on February 1st, 2019 (preliminary programme – English on page 3 – below). …

EQUAL pocket cards on Candidiasis, Aspergillosis, and Mucormycosis now available in Russian
Date | 22-08-2018

EQUAL pocket cards on Candidiasis, Aspergillosis, and Mucormycosis in Hematology Patients now are available in Russian. EQUAL Candida 2018 Sept ru final_DOI EQUAL Aspergillosis 2018 ru Sept final_DOI EQUAL Mucor 2018 ru Sept final_DOI