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UK sources of information and / or support

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Fungal Research Trust

The Fungal Research Trust is a not-for-profit charity based in the UK which was formed in 1991. The Trust's aims to advance education particularly amongst physicians and scientists about mycology, fungal diseases, fungal toxicology and microbial disease in general. To promote and publish research in all aspects of mycology, fungal diseases, fungal toxicology and microbial disease (of all living things) and generally to support basic research into fungi and fungal disease, train scientists into mycology and related disciplines.

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Aspergillus Website

This site provides information on medically important Aspergilli and includes treatment information, DNA sequence data, laboratory protocols, a comprehensive bibliographic database, discussion groups and conference information. It includes information for the lay-person in the Aspergillus for Patients section.

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National Aspergillosis Centre

The UK National Aspergillosis Centre has been commissioned by the Department of Health to provide long term care for patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis. This condition is one of several caused by the airborne fungus Aspergillus.

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Fungal Infections

Information from the Health Protection Agency.

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Aspergillus and the lung

Information from the British Lung Foundation.

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Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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Last Checked:
21 February 2012

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