Rapid adaptation of Aspergillus fungus presents doctors with a dilemma

Posted by on September 26, 2016 2:55 pm
Categories: health

The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus is capable of rapid genetic adaptation in both natural environments and in humans according to a study. This presents doctors with a dilemma: prescribe medication that may increase drug resistance or not providing treatment and increase the likelihood of the fungus settling in the lungs?

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