9781555819873

Larone's Medically Important Fungi

  • ISBN 13:

    9781555819873

  • ISBN 10:

    1555819877

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 06/19/2018
  • Publisher: Wiley

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The definitive guide for identifying fungi from clinical specimens

Medically Important Fungi will expand your knowledge and support your work by:

  • Providing detailed descriptions of the major mycoses as viewed in patients' specimens by direct microscopic examination of stained slides
  • Offering a logical step-by-step process for identification of cultured organisms, utilizing detailed descriptions, images, pointers on organisms' similarities and distinctions, and selected references for further information
  • Covering nearly 150 of the fungi most commonly encountered in the clinical mycology laboratory
  • Presenting details on each organism's pathogenicity, growth characteristics, relevant biochemical reactions, and microscopic morphology, illustrated with photomicrographs, Dr. Larone's unique and elegant drawings, and color photos of colony morphology and various test results
  • Explaining the current changes in fungal taxonomy and nomenclature that are due to information acquired through molecular taxonomic studies of evolutionary fungal relationships
  • Providing basic information on molecular diagnostic methods, e.g., PCR amplification, nucleic acid sequencing, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry, and other commercial platforms
  • Including an extensive section of easy-to-follow lab protocols, a comprehensive list of media and stain procedures, guidance on collection and preparation of patient specimens, and an illustrated glossary

With Larone's Medically Important Fungi: A Guide to Identification, both novices and experienced professionals in clinical microbiology laboratories can continue to confidently identify commonly encountered fungi.

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