J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2020 06 28;21:314-317. Epub 2020 Jan 28.
Aix-Marseille Université, IRD, APHM, MEPHI, Marseille, France; IHU-Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France. Electronic address:
Objectives: The incidence of severe filamentous fungal infections has increased over the past decade. Some of these filamentous fungi are resistant to available antifungals; it is thus urgent to find new compounds that are active against such life-threatening pathogens.
Methods: In this study, 1280 drugs (Prestwick Chemical Library) were tested against six multidrug-resistant (MDR) filamentous fungi, includingAspergillus, Fusarium, Scedosporium/Lomentospora, Rhizopus and Lichtheimia species. Read More