Mouse models for the study of fungal pneumonia

A collection of detailed experimental protocols for the study of Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, Histoplasma and combined infection due to Aspergillus-Rhizopus

Maged Muhammed, Marta Feldmesser, Lisa F. Shubitz, Michail S. Lionakis, Anita Sil, Yan Wang, Justin Glavis-Blom, Russell E. Lewis, John Galgiani, Arturo Casadevall, Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, Eleftherios Mylonakis

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15
Number of pages1
JournalVirulence
Volume3
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2012

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Coccidioides
Histoplasma
Cryptococcus
Rhizopus
Fusarium
Aspergillus
Pneumonia
Fungal Lung Diseases
Infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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Mouse models for the study of fungal pneumonia : A collection of detailed experimental protocols for the study of Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, Histoplasma and combined infection due to Aspergillus-Rhizopus. / Muhammed, Maged; Feldmesser, Marta; Shubitz, Lisa F.; Lionakis, Michail S.; Sil, Anita; Wang, Yan; Glavis-Blom, Justin; Lewis, Russell E.; Galgiani, John; Casadevall, Arturo; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P.; Mylonakis, Eleftherios.

In: Virulence, Vol. 3, No. 3, 05.2012, p. 15.

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Muhammed, M, Feldmesser, M, Shubitz, LF, Lionakis, MS, Sil, A, Wang, Y, Glavis-Blom, J, Lewis, RE, Galgiani, J, Casadevall, A, Kontoyiannis, DP & Mylonakis, E 2012, 'Mouse models for the study of fungal pneumonia: A collection of detailed experimental protocols for the study of Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, Histoplasma and combined infection due to Aspergillus-Rhizopus', Virulence, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 15.
Muhammed, Maged ; Feldmesser, Marta ; Shubitz, Lisa F. ; Lionakis, Michail S. ; Sil, Anita ; Wang, Yan ; Glavis-Blom, Justin ; Lewis, Russell E. ; Galgiani, John ; Casadevall, Arturo ; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P. ; Mylonakis, Eleftherios. / Mouse models for the study of fungal pneumonia : A collection of detailed experimental protocols for the study of Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, Histoplasma and combined infection due to Aspergillus-Rhizopus. In: Virulence. 2012 ; Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 15.
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