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Antifungal Resistant Aspergillus Strain

Aspergillus was cultured from my sinuses in 2000. I have been on some sort of antifungal or another ever since. whenever we try to either lower the dose or stop, my symptoms return. I belong to a support group for Aspergillus through yahoo groups. This support group is part of the Fungal Research Trust.

http://www.aspergillus.org.uk/newpatients

http://www.fungalresearchtrust.org

Recently the trust started a blog. On September 20, 2012 a newsbite was posted about resistant strains of Aspergillus and the possibility of the causation being from farmers also using azoles (antifungals) on crops. We could be breathing in a resistant strain of Aspergillus. Knowing what I have experienced from my exposure to Aspergillus along with other molds, this is very frightening. Read the blog post at:

http://aspergillusblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/newsbite-first-recorded-case-of.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FRJGgV+%28The+Aspergillus+Website+blog%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

Clicking more will take you to the entire article.

http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=20262