Mouse models have facilitated the study of fungal pneumonia. In this report, we present the working protocols of groups that are working on the following pathogens: Aspergillus, Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, Histoplasma and Rhizopus. We describe the experimental procedures and the detailed methods that have been followed in the experienced laboratories to study pulmonary fungal infection; we also discuss the anticipated results and technical notes, and provide the practical advices that will help the users of these models.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - May 1 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases
- Microbiology (medical)