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End of week 2 summary

Congratulations on completing week 2 of the course! This week you should have gained an understanding of different fungal diagnostic approaches and the risk factors in immunocompromised patients. Next week …

How diagnostics can drive treatment introduction

In this video, Samir Agrawal explains the importance of diagnostics in driving treatment of invasive fungal infections. The use of diagnostics can be grouped into three categories – screening, diagnosis, …

Welcome to week 2

Welcome to week 2 of “Fungal Diagnostics in Critically Ill Patients”. So far, we have introduced what fungal diagnostics are and what makes a good test. This week will explore …

The Halo Effect in Invasive Fungi Disease

In this video, Dr Varun Mehra will be talking about the clinical signs and symptoms of invasive fungal disease and ‘The Halo effect’. ‘The Halo sign’ is a characteristic pattern …

Intensive care patient – continued

In the last step you were introduced to a case study and had an opportunity to discuss your thoughts on the diagnosis and treatment options for this patient. We will …

What are the risk factors of IFD?

Here, we talk about the risk factors of IFD in immune-compromised hosts and how this can pose challenges for diagnostics. We start by explaining the importance of understanding where the …