The symposium will review the current epidemiology of fungal disease in cystic fibrosis, explore current important factors in fungal virulence and innate immune responses. The role of antimicrobial stewardship and therapeutic options will be outlined.
Distinguish the syndromes that form the scope of fungal disease in CF.
Identify the complex fungal virulence factors and pulmonary host defense system responses.
Select amongst treatment options for various fungal disease manifestations.