Medical Mycology: A Self-Instructional Text
ISBN: 0803600364
EAN13: 9780803600362
Language: English
Pages: 242
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Each of the seven modules includes prerequisites, content outline, objectives, follow-up activities, references, and self-study examinations Teaches proper laboratory practice and presents the biology and physiology of fungi, describing the epidemiology of fungal infections, defining fungal disease states, and emphasizing laboratory identification of fungi based on body sites Test protocols and reagent recipes are highlighted in each module Information about AIDS and immunocompromised patients has been added to the pertinent disease descriptions, following the discussion of causative organisms Module 2 includes common techniques for fungal culture preservation, DNA testing for rapid identification, and antifungal therapeutics
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Written for the beginning mycologist, this book discusses the general and specific characteristics, cultivation, and identification of medically important fungi. This highly accessible and user-friendly text is ideal for both self-directed study and classroom instruction. The book contains numerous line drawings and halftone illustrations, as well as 75 full-color plates. The reader is further aided by the listings (in the front and back of the book) of the techniques and procedures presented in the text, the charts in each module, and the color plates. This book features an extensive illustrated glossary.

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