The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:
Dr Riina Richardson, consultant in medical mycology and senior lecturer in infectious diseases and medical education, University Hospital of South Manchester and NHS Mycology Reference Centre Manchester; and Division of Infection, Immunity and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, UK. No conflicts of interest declared.
Dr James Gray, consultant microbiologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust. No conflicts of interest declared.
Dr Elizabeth Johnson, director of Public Heath England Mycology Reference Laboratory. Dr Johnson received a one-off payment from BioRad for chairing a meeting on the utility of the Aspergillus galactomannan test at the TIMM conference 2015 in Lisbon.
Ms Isha Rizal, advanced biomedical scientist and section leader, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Hospitals. No conflicts of interest declared.