Pocket Guide to Mycological Diagnosis

1st Edition

Rossana de Aguiar Cordeiro

CRC Press
November 27, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 160 Pages - 23 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138055933 - CAT# K33254
Series: Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

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Summary

The Pocket Guide to Mycological Diagnosis provides useful and concise information for microbiologists and professionals diagnosing the most medically relevant fungal species. Cellular and molecular techniques, immunological methods, and more accurate microscopy equipment available in most mycology laboratories now make diagnosis more routine. Furthermore, information regarding medical mycology, including identification of specific fungal pathogens, is widely available. This book helps mycologists address the emerging challenges of diagnosis.

Key Features

  • Succinct summary of fungal disease diagnosis
  • Includes opportunistic fungal infections that can afflict immunocompromised patients
  • Permits the identification of common fungal pathogens
  • Reviews antifungal drugs

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