This session will focus on the challenges presented by fungal infections in cystic fibrosis, beyond allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. The symposium will explore the culture-independent characterization of the mycobiome of the CF airway and discuss the mechanistic and clinical complexities associated with the management of fungal lung disease in CF.
Describe the mycobiome in CF lung disease
Discuss the challenges for the diagnosis and therapy of fungal disease in CF.
Examine the complex interactions in fungal polymicrobial infections