Fungal pathogens are found in the natural environment and associated with living organisms including humans. The major life-threatening human fungal pathogens are Cryptococcus, Aspergillus, and Candida species (spp.). Among Candida spp., C. albicans is the most prevalent human pathogen responsible for a range of infections that differ in their severity according to the host's immune status.
|Title of host publication||Molecular Mechanisms in Yeast Carbon Metabolism|
|Editors||Jure Piskur, Concetta Compagno|
|Publisher||Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||27|
|ISBN (Print)||3642550126, 9783642550126|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 2014|