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A One Health Perspective to Recognize Fusarium and Neocosmospora as Important in Clinical Practice

Version 1 : Received: 7 September 2020 / Approved: 8 September 2020 / Online: 8 September 2020 (07:50:29 CEST)

How to cite: Sáenz, V.; Alvarez-Moreno, C.; Pape, P.L.; Restrepo, S.; Guarro, J.; Ramírez, A.M.C. A One Health Perspective to Recognize Fusarium and Neocosmospora as Important in Clinical Practice. Preprints 2020, 2020090178 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202009.0178.v1). Sáenz, V.; Alvarez-Moreno, C.; Pape, P.L.; Restrepo, S.; Guarro, J.; Ramírez, A.M.C. A One Health Perspective to Recognize Fusarium and Neocosmospora as Important in Clinical Practice. Preprints 2020, 2020090178 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202009.0178.v1).

Abstract

A strategy to propose solutions to health-related problems recognizes that people, animals, and the environment are interconnected. Fusarium and Neocosmospora are an example of this interaction due to the capable of infecting plants, animals, and human. This review provides information on various aspects of these relations and proposes how to approach fusariosis with a One Health methodology. Here we give a framework to understand infection pathogenesis, through the epidemiological triad and explain how the broad utilization of fungicides in agriculture may play a role in the treatment of human fusariosis. We assess how plumbing systems and hospital environments might play a role as a reservoir for animal and human infections. We explain the role of antifungal resistance mechanism in both humans and agriculture. Our review emphasizes the importance of developing interdisciplinarity research studies where aquatic animals, plants, and human disease interactions can be explored through coordination and collaborative actions.

Subject Areas

Fusarium; Neocosmospora; One Health

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