Fungal infections have recently emerged as a growing threat to human health, especially in people whose immune systems are compromised in some way. Clinicians are particularly concerned that the increasing use of antifungal drugs will lead to drug-resistant fungi, especially in settings such as hospitals where hospital-acquired infections are a growing problem.
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Last Updated April 11, 2011
Last Reviewed April 11, 2011