8th Advances Against Aspergillosis

Lisboa Congress Centre, Lisbon, Portugal

1 – 3 February 2018

8th Advances Against Aspergillosis

Lisboa Congress Centre, Lisbon, Portugal

1 – 3 February 2018

8th Advances Against Aspergillosis

Lisboa Congress Centre, Lisbon, Portugal

1 – 3 February 2018

Abstracts & Posters

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


Poster 1

Why short-tailed azoles are inactive against mucormycetes!
R Caramalho, JDA Tyndall, BC Monk, T Larentis, C Lass-Flörl, M Lackner


Poster 7

Profiling of Aspergillus in upper-respiratory infections
S Juglal, NP Mchunu


Poster 20

Mutations in the cyp51A gene of an azole resistant clinical isolate of Aspergillus fumigatus: direct proof using Cas9/CRISPR genome editing
T Umeyama, Y Hayashi, H Shimosaka, T Inukai, S Yamagoe, M Nagi, S Nakamura, K Ogawa, Y Miyazaki


Poster 24

Insight into a putative farnesyltransferase Cox10-involved azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus
Y Li, C Zhang, X Wei, H Wang, L Lu


Poster 47

Aspergillus spp. prevalence and azole-resistance surveillance on waste sorting industry
C Viegas, T Faria, L Aranha Caetano, A Quintal Gomes


Poster 54

Invasive aspergillosis in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis
MT Hedayati, M Tavakoli, M Mosazadeh, J Yazdani Charati, SM Seyedmousavi, DW Denning


Poster 55

Accuracy of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis diagnosis by chest X-ray and serology in cohort of patients with treated pulmonary tuberculosis
ID Page, S Hosmane, M Kneale, N Onyachi, C Opira, J Opwonya, M Richardson, R Sawyer (retired), A Sharman, DW Denning


Poster 58

Co-colonization patterns in cystic fibrosis patients chronically colonized with Aspergillus fumigatus
M Noni, A Katelari, T Zaoutis, V Spoulou, A Kaditis, A Michos, S Doudounakis


Poster 92

Neutrophil extracellular vesicles as novel antifungal agents
IA Shopova, P Dasari, I Belyaev, S Jahreis, Z Cseresnyés, A Medyukhina, CM Svensson, T Krüger, V Szeifert, S Nietzsche, T Conrad, J Linde, O Kniemeyer, M von Lilienfeld-Toal, PF Zipfel, E Ligeti, MT Figge, AA Brakhage


Poster 95

Evaluation of alveolar cytokines as biomarkers for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in high-risk patients
SM Gonçalves, K Lagrou, CS Rodrigues, CF Campos, L Bernal-Martínez, F Rodrigues, R Silvestre, L Alcazar-Fuoli, JA Maertens, C Cunha, A Carvalho


Poster 114

Siderophore-mediated diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in urine samples
T Orasch, J Prattes, K Faserl, H Lindner, J Loeffler, J Springer, F Reischies, W Duettmann, RB Raggam, J Rabensteiner, M Hoenigl, H Haas


Poster 129

Biosynthesis of histidine, arginine, riboflavin and pantothenic acid, but not siroheme, is crucial for virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus
AM Dietl, N Osherov, H Haas


Poster 151

Determinants of 5-flucytosine activity in Aspergillus fumigatus
F Gsaller, T Furukawa, PD Carr, B Bharatkumar, M Bertuzzi, H Haas, EM Bignell, MJ Bromley


Poster 158

Optimization of the CRISPR/Cas9 system to manipulate gene function in Rhizopus delemar
C Baldin, S Soliman, H Jeon, C Skory, JE Edwards, AS Ibrahim