Special Issue "Novel Technologies for Diagnosis of Fungal Infection"

A special issue of Journal of Fungi (ISSN 2309-608X). This special issue belongs to the section "Fungal Genomics, Genetics and Molecular Biology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 April 2022.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Julie Bonhomme
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Guest Editor
ToxEMAC-ABTE, Centre F. Baclesse, Unicaen and Unirouen, Normandie University and Service de Microbiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Caen, 14000 Caen, France
Interests: diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections; antifungal resistance; fungal biofilms; fungal pathogenesis; environmental fungi; environmental risk
Prof. Dr. David Garon
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Guest Editor
ToxEMAC-ABTE, Centre F. Baclesse, Unicaen and Unirouen, Normandie University, Caen, France
Interests: bioaerosols; fungal exposure; environmental fungi; indoor air quality; mycotoxins

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Fungal infections are increasing across the world. Despite the constant improvement in knowledge, training and the therapeutic management of these infections, prevalence and mortality remain high for some of them, including invasive candidiasis, aspergillosis, pneumocystosis and mucormycosis, linked in particular to an increasing proportion of subjects at risk and to delayed diagnosis. This is why it is important to develop new early detection or screening tools for human and animal fungal infections.

The aim of this Special Issue is to identify all the new techniques useful for the diagnosis of fungal infections, whether microscopic, spectrometric, molecular, bioinformatic, serological or other.

This Special Issue welcomes scientific contributions through original research articles and reviews on this topic, in order to discuss the most recent and exciting advances in this field and possibly propose diagnostic algorithms to improve the precision and the earliness of fungal diagnosis.

Dr. Julie Bonhomme
Prof. Dr. David Garon
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Fungi is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • fungal infections
  • fungal diagnostic test
  • diagnostic innovation
  • microscopy
  • mass spectrometry
  • molecular biology
  • serology
  • antigen detection

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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