Medical Mycology

Author: Martha E. Kern
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803600362
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 Company
ISBN: 9780803625433
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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For the MT, this textbook is a self-instructional approach which provides a concise, systematic introduction to the biology and epidemiology of human parasitic diseases.

Textbook of Medical Mycology

Author: Jagdish Chander
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9386261839
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Medical mycology refers to the study of fungi that produce disease in humans and other animals, and of the diseases they produce, their ecology, and their epidemiology. This new edition has been fully revised to provide microbiologists with the latest information on fungal infections, covering the entire spectrum of different types of infection, and therapeutic modalities. Beginning with a general overview explaining morphology, taxonomy, and diagnosis, the following sections cover the different categories of fungal infection including superficial cutaneous mycoses, subcutaneous mycoses, systemic mycoses and opportunistic mycoses. A complete section is dedicated to pseudofungal infections. The highly illustrated text concludes with a detailed appendices section and each chapter features key references for further reading. Key points Fully revised, fourth edition providing latest information on the diagnosis and management of fungal infections Covers the entire spectrum of mycoses Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and figures Previous edition (9788188039780) published in 2009

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.

Virology E Book

Author: Stephen N J Korsman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455742139
Format: PDF, ePub, 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

Fundamental Medical Mycology

Author: Errol Reiss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118101766
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Medical Mycology

Author: K. June Kwon-Chung
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Detailed descriptions of etiology epidemiology clinical manifestations diagnosis treatment; extensive refs.

A Guide to the Study of Basic Medical Mycology

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Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
ISBN: 1482824132
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mycotic diseases are gaining importance because of the increase in opportunistic fungal infections in patients whose immune systems are compromised. The identification of fungi isolated from clinical material has posed a variety of problems to many laboratories because of lack of expertise and experience, especially in the identification of recently emerged rare fungi that had not been previously reported. A Guide to the Study of Basic Medical Mycology offers an overview of the basic characteristics of fungi frequently isolated from clinical specimens. This comprehensive guide, developed by authors Kee Peng Ng, Tuck Soon Soo-Hoo, and Shiang Ling Na from the Department of Medical Microbiology, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia, details the macro- and microscopic features of each fungus through graphics and illustrations. Including specimens not often found in all teaching modules, A Guide to the Study of Basic Medical Mycology serves to help medical students identify and learn to deal with clinically important fungi and fungal pathogens.

Clinical Parasitology

Author: Elizabeth Zeibig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709638
Format: PDF
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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.

Medically Important Fungi

Author: Davise Honig Larone
Publisher: Amer Society for Microbiology
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Bench-side guide and textbook for microbiology and the identification of clinically encountered fungi. Includes abundant halftone illustrations, safety precautions, and detailed descriptions in each chapter. Sections include direct microscopic examination of clinical specimens, identification of fungi in culture, and laboratory technique.