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Clinical Mycology by Elias J. Anaissie, Michael R. McGinnis, Michael A. Pfaller

By Elias J. Anaissie, Michael R. McGinnis, Michael A. Pfaller

The 1st e-book of its type to target the prognosis, prevention, and remedy of sufferers with fungal infections, this definitive reference returns in a very revised, full-color re-creation. It provides particular thoughts for realizing, controlling, and fighting fungal infections established upon underlying ideas of epidemiology and an infection keep watch over coverage, pathogenesis, immunology, histopathology, and laboratory prognosis and antifungal treatment. greater than 560 pictures, illustrations, and tables depict stipulations as they seem in genuine existence and equip you to spot medical manifestations with accuracy. extended treatment content material is helping you enforce the main acceptable remedy fast, and an advantage CD-ROM-featuring all the pictures from the text-enables you to augment your digital presentations.

  • Includes particular thoughts for diagnosing, combating, and treating fungal infections in a variety of sufferer populations dependent upon underlying ideas of epidemiology and an infection regulate coverage, pathogenesis, immunology, histopathology, and laboratory prognosis and antifungal therapy.
  • Covers etiologic brokers of sickness, fungal infections in detailed hosts corresponding to pediatric sufferers and sufferers with melanoma and HIV, infections of particular organ structures, and extra, to make you conscious of the targeted issues interested by convinced circumstances.
  • positive factors clinically worthy and reader-friendly useful tools-including algorithms, slides, graphs, pictorials, photos, and radiographs-that larger illustrate and speak crucial issues, advertise effective use in various scientific and educational settings, and facilitate slide making for lectures and presentations.
  • Offers a CD-ROM containing the entire book's photographs to be used on your digital shows.

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