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see fungal infectionfungal infection,
infection caused by a fungus (see Fungi), some affecting animals, others plants. Fungal Infections of Human and Animals

Many fungal infections, or mycoses, of humans and animals affect only the outer layers of skin, and although they are sometimes
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An infection with or a disease caused by a fungus.
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Mathew BP, Nath, M (2009) Recent Approaches to Antifungal Therapy for Invasive Mycoses.
Superficial mycoses (systemic fungal infections) normally are confined to the keratinized layer of the skin and its appendages.
Candida species have the ability to cause a variety of superficial and deep seated mycoses.
Econazole and miconazole have also been used intravenously, but absorbed levels are usually too low for treatment of systemic mycoses.
The authors of the study published in Mycoses had no financial conflicts to disclose.
Rosen had no conflicts to disclose, nor did the au thors of the study published in Mycoses.
The Phase 3 Trial was a prospective Phase III, double-blind clinical trial conducted in cooperation with the international Mycoses Study Group, a consortium of academic centres with the expressed purpose of investigating the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of invasive fungal infections.
A diagnosis of proven or probable invasive aspergillosis at study entry was confirmed in 277 patients by an independent blinded Data Review Committee managed by the Mycoses Study Group.
The medical classification of fungi divides the mycoses into four groups:
Systemic mycoses can cause a tremendous variety of health problems including digestive difficulties (diarrhea, bloating, discomfort, flatulence, constipation, colitis, etc.
In addition to histoplasmosis, other disseminated mycoses to consider include cryptococcosis and penicilliosis.