Identifying Fungi: A Clinical Laboratory Handbook
ISBN: 0898633117
EAN13: 9780898633115
Language: English
Publication Date: Aug 1, 2010
Pages: 386
Dimensions: 0.5" H x 10" L x 8" W
Weight: 2.75 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

Diseases caused by fungi have become a significant medical problem and are increasing at an alarming rate. The number of fungal species reported to cause disease is greater than ever some of these species had previously been considered harmless. The increase in the number of patients that are not immuno-competent, along with greater awareness and appreciation of opportunistic fungal infections, have highlighted the importance of accurate identification of fungi. This full-color handbook makes it possible to identify medically important fungi with ease and confidence. Whether the specimen is a common or unusual fungi, the authors take the mystery and difficulty out of identification. A greatly expanded, completely revised and updated edition based upon the highly acclaimed first edition (Identifying Filamentous Fungi). Now including more fungi, including yeasts, new tables, more color photographs, an expanded glossary, more descriptions. Includes two keys: a unique color-coded key you match the colors to those on colony surface, and a comprehensive dichotomous key. Additionally, accurate color photographs of each colony are provided along with precise photomicrographs and drawings to guide your own microscopic observations. The format of the book is designed to facilitate accurate, easier identification. The author provide careful explanations of fungal identification techniques, stains, and media; useful for experienced laboratory personnel and scientists but also invaluable for those learning medical mycology. No other book has such extensive color photography and these unique identification keys.

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