Name changes in medically important fungi and their implications for clinical practice.


Journal Article

Recent changes in the Fungal Code of Nomenclature and developments in molecular phylogeny are about to lead to dramatic changes in the naming of medically important molds and yeasts. In this article, we present a widely supported and simple proposal to prevent unnecessary nomenclatural instability.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • de Hoog, GS; Chaturvedi, V; Denning, DW; Dyer, PS; Frisvad, JC; Geiser, D; Gräser, Y; Guarro, J; Haase, G; Kwon-Chung, K-J; Meis, JF; Meyer, W; Pitt, JI; Samson, RA; Taylor, JW; Tintelnot, K; Vitale, RG; Walsh, TJ; Lackner, M; ISHAM Working Group on Nomenclature of Medical Fungi,

Published Date

  • April 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 53 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1056 - 1062

PubMed ID

  • 25297326

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25297326

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-660X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.02016-14


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States