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Medically Important Fungi: A Guide to Identification

Walsh, Thomas J. PhD, MD
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Edition: 6th
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
ISBN: 1-55581-987-7 (1555819877)
ISBN-13: 978-1-55581-987-3 (9781555819873)
New Edition: 1-68367-440-5
Old Edition: 1-55581-660-6
Format: Laboratory Manual
Binding: Hardcover
Copyright: 2018
Publish Date: 06/18
Weight: 2.92 Lbs.
Pages: 523
Carton Quantity: 10
Subject Class: MIC (Microbiology)
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Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 12 months provided no other recalls or return restrictions apply.
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Class Specifications
Discipline: Micro/Immuno
Subject Definition: Fungi-Pathogenicity-Laboratory Manuals
NLM Class: QW 25
LC Class: QR245
Abstract: Davise H. Larone is well known as the originator of the book that many readers have come to rely upon for assistance in the accurate identification of fungi from patient specimens, a key step in treating mycotic infections. Dr. Larone has now been joined by Thomas J. Walsh and Randall T. Hayden to update this gold standard reference while retaining the format that has made this guide so popular for more than 40 years. Providing detailed descriptions of the major mycoses as viewed in patients' specimens by direct microscopic examination of stained slides. 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. 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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