The tragedy of the ongoing epidemic of meningitis caused by Exserohilum rostratum brings into focus the epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of a multitude of opportunistic mold infections of the central nervous system. Herein we provide our perspective regarding the translational research objectives of this infection that are needed to make an impact on this important healthcare crisis.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases
- Exserohilum rostratum
- risk factors