Descriptions of Medical Fungi (Hardcover)

Descriptions of Medical Fungi By Sarah Kidd, Catriona Halliday, David Ellis Cover Image
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The fourth edition of this book provides laboratory staff and clinicians with a quick benchtop reference on the identification and antifungal susceptibility of human and animal fungal infections. It contains descriptions of all the major medical fungal pathogens, 179 species from 109 genera.

This updated edition includes new and revised descriptions. The authors have reconciled current morphological descriptions and name changes with more recent genetic data. The most common fungal species are described, including members of the yeasts, mucoromycetes, conidial moulds, dimorphic pathogens, and dermatophytes. The book features:
  • updates to taxonomy and fungal names
  • more than 400 color photographs
  • antifungal susceptibility profiles, including for new drugs where available
  • methods of identification including molecular and/or MALDI-ToF mass spectroscopy
This handy reference is essential for laboratory staff and clinicians dealing with the identification and management of human and animal fungal infections, researchers in medical microbiology and mycology laboratories.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800622326
ISBN-10: 1800622325
Publisher: Cabi
Publication Date: May 8th, 2023
Pages: 344
Language: English