9th Advances Against Aspergillosis and Mucormycosis

Palazzo dei Congressi Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland

27 – 29 February 2020

9th Advances Against Aspergillosis and Mucormycosis

Palazzo dei Congressi Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland

27 – 29 February 2020

9th Advances Against Aspergillosis and Mucormycosis

Palazzo dei Congressi Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland

27 – 29 February 2020


The posters listed below were selected as being the best presented at the meeting by the Sage Squads. Congratulations to all involved.

Poster 5
Hmg1 gene mutation in triazole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus clinical isolates without cyp51A gene mutations
A Resendiz Sharpe, R Merckx, P Verweij, J Maertens, K Lagrou

Poster 14
The role of pentraxin-3 in the immunometabolic regulation of antifungal immunity
D Antunes, V Aimanianda, C Duarte-Oliveira, SM Gonçalves, C Cunha, T Gonçalves, A Carvalho

Poster 15
Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) for antifungal sensitivity in the opportunistic pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus
S Zhao, JR Fortwendel, A Watanabe, JG Gibbons

Poster 17
Hmg1 mutation conferring multi-azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus
T Arai, T Umeyama, T Inukai, A Watanabe, Y Miyazaki, K Kamei

Poster 19
Antifungal susceptibility testing of clinical and community environment isolates of Aspergillus species
J Chander, N Singla, M Kaur, D Aggarwal

Poster 31
The role of PTX3 in innate regulation of antifungal immunity in chronic pulmonary aspergillosis
C Duarte-Oliveira, S Ferreira, SM Gonçalves, D Antunes, A Mantovani, C Cunha, A Carvalho

Poster 33
Synergic anti-fungal activity of topical PC945, a novel inhaled azole, with systemic echinocandin on Aspergillus fumigatus in vitro human alveoli model
L Daly, KA Lucas, T Colley, P Strong, G Rapeport, K Ito

Poster 44
An immunoproteomics approach to identify Aspergillus fumigatus protein antigens in cystic fibrosis patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)
J Macheleidt, J Kruse, P Bacher, C Grehn, A Scheffold, C Schwarz, J Springer, J Löffler, H Einsele, O Kniemeyer, A Brakhage

Poster 62
Investigation of the molecular mechanisms of copper homeostasis in Aspergillus fumigatus
Y Kusuya, B Cai, D Hagiwara, T Yaguchi, H Takahashi

Poster 70
Topical liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome®, Gilead Sciences Ltd, Abington, United Kingdom) as an adjunctive therapy in the management of post-traumatic invasive fungal infection (IFI)
A Bapat, C Eades, L Jones, J Cruise, K Hossenbaccus, B Cherian

Poster 71
Gallium as an anti-Aspergillus antifungal
DA Stevens, M Martinez, L Yee, J Woo, V Truong, MO Xavier

Poster 75
In high iron environment, pyocyanin is a major anti-Aspergillus molecule
P Chatterjee, G Sass, H Nazik, E Déziel, DA Stevens

Poster 81
Human lung colonization enables parasexual recombination in Aspergillus fumigatus
T Engel, PE Verweij, J van den Heuvel, D Wangmo, J Zhang, AJM Debets, E Snelders

Poster 85
The integral membrane protein stomatin plays an important role in phagocytosis of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia
M Goldmann, F Schmidt, S Jahreis, S Hartung, M Lilienfeld-Toal, T Heinekamp, AA Brakhage

Poster 100
Navigating barriers to understand early endosome trafficking in Aspergillus fumigatus
BD Bieger, AM Rogers, MJ Egan

Poster 107
Clinical spectrum and antifungal susceptibility profile of Aspergillus terreus species complex: a single centre study from India
G Singh, I Xess, P Mani, A Iram, J Sachdev, A Xess, A Mohan, M Soneja, R Seth

Poster 113
An exotic case of palatal entomophthoromycosis due to Conidiobolus coronatus
V Hallur, M Sable, G Purohit, P Parida, V Deshmukh

Poster 118
Fatal mucormycosis and aspergillosis in an atypical host: what do we know about mixed invasive mold infections?
D Farmakiotis, W Cao, J Donahue

Poster 151
A high frequency of azole resistance due to G54 mutations in Aspergillus fumigatus from bronchoalveolar lavage of chronic respiratory diseases patients in a referral chest hospital in Delhi, India using the AsperGenius® Resistance realtime PCR assay and a new G54/M220 assay
A Singh, KK Mahto, PK Singh, K Jain, JF Meis, A Chowdhary