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The Pocket Guide to Fungal Infection presents, in a convenient and practical format, the major features of fungal infections in humans, providing visual information for each pathogen and the infections they cause. The second edition has been extensively revised. In each chapter the clinical manifestations and management sections have been revised and updated to include recently developed antifungal drugs. New sections include; Emerging yeast and filamentous fungal pathogens Antifungal susceptibility testing Antifungal assays Molecular methods in medical mycology Mycological aspects of the indoor environment. Medical Mycology lends itself to illustration and as such there are over 40 additional images in this edition. Recent references have been added and the list of online resources has been updated. This Guide presents a succinct account of the clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis and management of fungal infections world-wide. It is an ideal publication for those who encounter fungal infections as part of their everyday practice, including medical microbiologists, infectious disease specialists, dermatologists and general practitioners.Content: Chapter 1 Tinea capitis (pages 4–7): Chapter 2 Tinea corporis (pages 8–11): Chapter 3 Tinea cruris (pages 12–14): Chapter 4 Tinea pedis (pages 16–17): Chapter 5 Tinea manuum (pages 18–19): Chapter 6 Tinea unguium (pages 20–23): Chapter 7 Oral candidosis (pages 24–26): Chapter 8 Vaginal candidosis (pages 28–30): Chapter 9 Cutaneous candidosis (pages 32–35): Chapter 10 Malassezia Infections (pages 36–40): Chapter 11 Mould Infections of Nails (pages 42–45): Chapter 12 Keratomycosis (pages 46–48): Chapter 13 Otomycosis (pages 50–51): Chapter 14 Aspergillosis (pages 52–59): Chapter 15 Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia (pages 60–61): Chapter 16 Deep candidosis (pages 62–69): Chapter 17 Cryptococcosis (pages 70–75): Chapter 18 Mucormycosis (pages 76–82): Chapter 19 Blastomycosis (pages 84–87): Chapter 20 Coccidioidomycosis (pages 88–93): Chapter 21 Histoplasmosis (pages 94–99): Chapter 22 Paracoccidioidomycosis (pages 100–103): Chapter 23 Chromoblastomycosis (pages 104–106): Chapter 24 Subcutaneous zygomycosis (pages 108–111): Chapter 25 Lobomycosis (pages 112–113): Chapter 26 Mycetoma (pages 114–117): Chapter 27 Rhinosporidiosis (pages 118–119): Chapter 28 Sporotrichosis (pages 120–123): Chapter 29 Hyalohyphomycosis (pages 124–129): Chapter 30 Penicillium marneffei Infection (pages 130–133): Chapter 31 Phaeohyphomycosis (pages 134–138): Chapter 32 Uncommon Yeast Infections (pages 140–149): Chapter 33 Adiaspiromycosis (pages 150–153): Chapter 34 Basidiomycosis (pages 154–156): Chapter 35 Mycological Aspects of the Indoor Environment (pages 158–162): Chapter 36 Antifungal Assays (pages 164–166): Chapter 37 Susceptibility Tests (pages 167–169): Chapter 38 Molecular Methods (pages 170–171):
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