2nd meeting of Expert advisory group on Mycotic diseases
About this event:
2nd meeting of Expert advisory group on Mycotic diseases was conducted at NIH on 25th April 2019. Experts from different labs of the country and Dr Shawn Lockhart, Senior Clinical Laboratory Advisor/Senior Advisor for AMR, Mycotic Diseases Branch, CDC Atlanta, participated in the meeting. Advisory group discussed the rapid spread of Candida auris and its diagnostic/preventive measures. Surveillance plan and trainings for increasing the diagnostic capacity for fungal diseases is suggested by the group for tackling fungal diseases in the country.