Publication on triazole-resistance of Aspergillus fumigatus in Hamilton, selected as a 2018 Editor’s Choice by the Canadian Journal of Microbiology

Eta Ashu’s manuscript “Limited evidence of fungicide-driven triazole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus in Hamilton, Canada” was selected by the Canadian Journal of Microbiology as one of the Editor’s choice papers for 2018.

Read the full article here.

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Continent–island model of genetic relationships between environmental and clinical populations of Aspergillus fumigatus. Crosses (+) represent susceptible strains while other signs represent resistant strains with a diversity of resistance mechanisms. Double arrow thick line is indicative of equal gene flow in either direction, while the thick single arrow line represents a predominantly one-way gene flow. (A) A model where a triazole selective pressure is solely exerted on the agricultural population. (B) Prior model after many cycles of gene flow.

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