Name Changes in Medically Important Fungi and Their Implications for Clinical Practice

G. Sybren de Hoog, Vishnu Chaturvedi, David W. Denning, Paul S. Dyer, Jens Christian Frisvad, David Geiser, Yvonne Gräser, Josep Guarro, Gerhard Haase, Kyung-Joo Kwon-Chung, Jacques F. Meis, Wieland Meyer, John I. Pitt, Robert A. Samson, John W. Taylor, Kathrin Tintelnot, Roxana G. Vitale, Thomas J. Walsh, Michaela Lackner

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
    Volume53
    Issue number4
    Pages (from-to)1056-1062
    Number of pages7
    ISSN0095-1137
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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    de Hoog, G. S., Chaturvedi, V., Denning, D. W., Dyer, P. S., Frisvad, J. C., Geiser, D., Gräser, Y., Guarro, J., Haase, G., Kwon-Chung, K-J., Meis, J. F., Meyer, W., Pitt, J. I., Samson, R. A., Taylor, J. W., Tintelnot, K., Vitale, R. G., Walsh, T. J., & Lackner, M. (2015). Name Changes in Medically Important Fungi and Their Implications for Clinical Practice. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(4), 1056-1062. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02016-14