A Review of Onychomycosis Due to Aspergillus Species.

TitleA Review of Onychomycosis Due to Aspergillus Species.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsBongomin, F, Batac, CR, Richardson, MD, Denning, DW
JournalMycopathologia
Date Published2017 Nov 16
ISSN1573-0832
Abstract

Aspergillus spp. are emerging causative agents of non-dermatophyte mould onychomycosis (NDMO). New Aspergillus spp. have recently been described to cause nail infections. The following criteria are required to diagnose onychomycosis due to Aspergillus spp.: (1) positive direct microscopy and (2) repeated culture or molecular detection of Aspergillus spp., provided no dermatophyte was isolated. A review of 42 epidemiological studies showed that onychomycosis due to Aspergillus spp. varies between

DOI10.1007/s11046-017-0222-9
Alternate JournalMycopathologia
PubMed ID29147866
Grant ListN/A / / Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections / United States