Zanette RA, Santurio JM, Loreto ES, Alves SH, Kontoyiannis DP. Toll-deficient Drosophila is susceptible to Pythium insidiosum infection. Microbiol Immunol. 2013 Jul 19. PMID: 23865688.
From the abstract: "There is a paucity of animal models of pythiosis, a life-threatening
disease of humans and animals that has poorly understood
immunopathogenesis. We developed a pythiosis model ..."