Medical Mycology: A Self-Instructional Text / Edition 2

Medical Mycology: A Self-Instructional Text / Edition 2

by Kathleen S. Blevins, Martha E. Kern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803600364

ISBN-13: 9780803600362

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

  • 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
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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803600362
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
242
Sales rank:
358,153
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basics of Mycology

2. Laboratory Procedures for Fungal Culture and Isolation

3. Common Fungal Opportunists

4. Superficial and Dermatophytic Fungi

5. Yeasts

6. Organisms Causing Subcutaneous Mycoses

7. Organisms Causing Systemic Mycoses

Answers for Study Questions and Final Exams

Common Synonyms

Glossary (Illustrated)

List of Manufacturers

75 color plates

Index

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