Medical Mycology

Author: Martha E. Kern
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803600362
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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

Medical Parasitology

Author: Ruth Leventhal
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803626371
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Rely on this concise, systematic introduction to the biology and epidemiology of human parasitic diseases. Explore an extensive series of photographs, line drawings, and plates that aid in the recognition of parasitic diseases and help to build a solid understanding of the fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment.

Fundamental Medical Mycology

Author: Errol Reiss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118101766
Format: PDF
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Medical mycology deals with those infections in humans, and animals resulting from pathogenic fungi. As a separate discipline, the concepts, methods, diagnosis, and treatment of fungal diseases of humans are specific. Incorporating the very latest information concerning this area of vital interest to research and clinical microbiologists,Fundamental Medical Mycology balances clinical and laboratory knowledge to provide clinical laboratory scientists, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows with in-depth coverage of each fungal disease and its etiologic agents from both the laboratory and clinical perspective. Richly illustrated throughout, the book includes numerous case presentations.

Medically Important Fungi

Author: Davise Honig Larone
Publisher: Amer Society for Microbiology
ISBN: 9781555816605
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The tool you need to confidently and accurately identify clinically relevant fungi. Conceived and perfected by world-renowned microbiologist Dr. Davise Larone, a classic reference that enables both novice and experienced lab technologists to confi dently identify medically important fungi. Presents straightforward step-by-step guidance and textual descriptions that allow users to distinguish between fungi that display similar characteristics. Provides detailed descriptions of the major fungal pathologies and hundreds of the most critical clinically observed fungi.

Oxford Textbook of Medical Mycology

Author: Christopher C. Kibbler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198755384
Format: PDF
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The Oxford Textbook of Medical Mycology is a comprehensive reference text which brings together the science and medicine of human fungal disease. Written by a leading group of international authors to bring a global expertise, it is divided into sections that deal with the principles of mycology, the organisms, a systems based approach to management, fungal disease in specific patient groups, diagnosis, and treatment. The detailed clinical chapters take account of recent international guidelines on the management of fungal disease. With chapters covering recent developments in taxonomy, fungal genetics and other 'omics', epidemiology, pathogenesis, and immunology, this textbook is well suited to aid both scientists and clinicians. The extensive illustrations, tables, and in-depth coverage of topics, including discussion of the non-infective aspects of allergic and toxin mediated fungal disease, are designed to aid the understanding of mechanisms and pathology, and extend the usual approach to fungal disease. This textbook is essential reading for microbiologists, research scientists, infectious diseases clinicians, respiratory physicians, and those managing immunocompromised patients. Part of the iOxford Textbook in Infectious Disease and Microbiologyr series, it is also a useful companion text for students and trainees looking to supplement mycology courses and microbiology training.

Diagnostic Medical Parasitology

Author: Lynne S. Garcia
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press
ISBN: 1555813801
Format: PDF
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Covers human medical parasitology and provides comprehensive, relevant diagnostic methods in comprehensive tome. • Presents complete information on individual parasites and provides information related to life cycles, morphology, disease presentations in the immunocompetent and compromised patient, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, and prevention. • Offers clear and complete diagnostic procedures for use in the clinical microbiology laboratory, describing traditional and rapid techniques used for parasite detection and identification. • Reviews more than 3,000 papers published since the previous edition. • Offers a brand-new section containing medical case histories.

Virology E Book

Author: Stephen N J Korsman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455742139
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is a concise, highly accessible introduction to medical virology, incorporating essential basic principles as well as a systematic review of viruses and viral diseases. It pays particular attention to developments in anti-viral therapy that are becoming increasingly effective in modern medicine. It is an ideal textbook for the information-overloaded student and an invaluable everyday companion for the busy professional who needs a good understanding of the current state of medical virology. In keeping with the highly successful format of other Illustrated Colour Texts, it presents the subject as a series of succinct 2 page ‘learning units’, using a superb collection of clear illustrations and clinical photographs, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation. So whether you are a medical student, junior doctor, medical scientist, trainee in infectious diseases or student on another allied medical course, this book is here to make your life easier! It will also provide a very solid foundation for any who plan to delve deeper into this fascinating field. Part of the popular Illustrated Colour Text series Information presented in double page spreads for easy learning Highly illustrated with both full colour graphics and clinical photographs Each spread includes a key point box for exam preparation

Clinical Parasitology E Book

Author: Elizabeth Zeibig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292909
Format: PDF, Docs
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Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures. Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification. Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites. Test Your Knowledge! review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content. Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format. Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends. Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios. Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites. NEW! Full-color design throughout the book provides a more accessible look and feel. NEW! Quick Quizzes, or periodic self-assessments, are included in each chapter to assess your knowledge. NEW! Student resources on the Evolve companion website feature additional case studies, interactive quizzes, and a veterinary parasitology reference guide. NEW! Focusing In boxes and Looking Back boxes, offer helpful chapter introductions and chapter summaries respectively.

Medical mycology and human mycoses

Author: Everett Smith Beneke
Publisher: Star Pub Co
Format: PDF, Docs
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MEDICAL MYCOLOGY AND HUMAN MYCOSES by Everett S. Beneke & Alvin L. Rogers. In recent years, significant changes have occurred in the field of medical mycology. Organisms not previously causative agents of human infection have now emerged as opportunistic pathogens in greatly increased numbers. These fungi have become serious pathogens in debilitated & immunocompromised hosts as a result of steroid & chemotherapy treatments, organ transplants, hyperalimentation, AIDS, & other macrodisruptive procedures & immune diseases. Dr. Beneke & Dr. Rogers provide a comprehensive color guide to medically significant fungi & the diseases they cause. Provides details of laboratory techniques & specimen identification. Lavishly illustrated with 270 color photographs plus extensive blank & white photographs & drawings. 0-89863-175-0 (See also: IDENTIFYING FILAMENTIOUS FUNGI ISGN: 0-89863-177-7) Star Publishing Company, P.O. Box 68, Belmont, CA 94002. Phone (650) 591-3505; fax (650) 591-3898 email: [email protected]

Medical Mycology A Self Instructional Text

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1490271031
Format: PDF, ePub
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Medical Mycology, A Self-Instructional Text. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.