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TitleEditorial for the special issue: Human pathogenic filamentous fungi from food/water and mycotoxins from water
Author(s)Paterson, R. R. M.
Issue date16-Jan-2019
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Abstract(s)[Excerpt] This special issue was conceived due to the success of the book by Paterson and Lima [1] on human fungal pathogen from food, and a subsequent paper which provided a list of foods from which human pathogenic fungi had been isolated [2]. These were seminal contributions to stimulate interest in to what extent filamentous fungi from food contribute to human mycoses, which are increasing in a very significant manner. The possibility that filamentous fungi from food, and often investigated by food mycologists, may cause human mycoses, studied by medical mycologists, is a novel concept. There is a lack of awareness of each other’s field. The publications [1,2] were conceived to provide a foundation for further study, which could be updated: Paterson and Lima [2] also contains a large tableofpathogenicfilamentousfungiisolatedfromfoods. Therationaleofthespecialissuewasalsoto provide new data to that provided in [2] which reviewed information only from 2014. [...]
TypeJournal editorial
AccessOpen access
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