Immunity to fungi.- In vitro models to analyse fungal infection.- Insects as Models for Studying the Virulence of Fungal Pathogens of Humans.- Novel Antifungal Therapies.- Candida Albicans: New Insights in Infection, Disease, and Treatment.- Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans.- The Zygomycetes.- The virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus.- The Biology of the Thermally Dimorphic Fungal Pathogen Penicillium marneffei.- Immune Responses to Dermatophytoses.- Insights in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis Pathogenicity.- Fusarium and Scedosporium: Emerging Fungal Pathogens.
Each Chapter is written by internationally recognised experts in the field
Provides a comprehensive assessment of our state of knowledge regarding each fungal pathogen
Indicates the main challenges that remain to be tackled in increasing our understanding of how fungi interact with the host's immune response
Contains a strong emphasis on the interaction of the fungus with the host's immune system