Fungal Diseases: An Emerging Threat to Human, Animal, and Plant Health: Workshop Summary
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Fungal Diseases:
An Emerging Threat to Human, Animal, and Plant Health: Workshop Summary
(2011)
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Fungal diseases have contributed to death and disability in humans, triggered global wildlife extinctions and population declines, devastated agricultural crops, and altered forest ecosystem dynamics. Despite the extensive influence of fungi on health and economic well-being, the threats posed by emerging fungal pathogens to life on Earth are often underappreciated and poorly understood. On December 14 and 15, 2010, the IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a public workshop to explore the scientific and policy dimensions associated with the causes and consequences of emerging fungal diseases.

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  • Health and Medicine — Diseases - Other
  • Health and Medicine — Public Health and Prevention
  • Agriculture — Animal Health and Nutrition
  • Biology and Life Sciences — Animals, Plants and Other Organisms
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Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xxii
Workshop Overview 1-100
Appendix A: Contributed Manuscripts 101-402
Appendix B: Agenda 403-408
Appendix C: Acronyms 409-412
Appendix D: Glossary 413-426
Appendix E: Forum Member Biographies 427-454
Appendix FSpeaker Biographies 455-466
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Institute of Medicine. Fungal Diseases: An Emerging Threat to Human, Animal, and Plant Health: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2011.

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