The Rising threat of Invasive fungal infections
Fungi are ubiquitous. Fungal Infections have been known for decades. Superficial fungal infections are common in tropical countries. Over the last two decades, there has been a constant increase in the burden of fungal infections worldwide and in India. Over 300 million people worldwide are affected by invasive fungal Infections. Most of the patients have one or more co-existing conditions. Although some fungal infections are endemic to particular geographical areas, most fungal infections depend on multiple risk factors.
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