Clinical Mycology

Hardcover | November 5, 2003

EditorWilliam E. Dismukes, Peter G. Pappas, Jack D. Sobel

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Within the field of infectious diseases, medical mycology has experienced significant growth over the last decade. Invasive fungal infections have been increasing in many patient populations, including: those with AIDS; transplant recipients; and the elderly. As these populations grow, sodoes the diversity of fungal pathogens. Paralleling this development, there have been recent launches of several new antifungal drugs and therapies. Clinical Mycology offers a comprehensive review of this discipline. Organized by types of fungi, this volume covers microbiologic, epidemiologic anddemographic aspects of fungal infections as well as diagnostic, clinical, therapeutic, and preventive approaches. Special patient populations are also detailed.

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Within the field of infectious diseases, medical mycology has experienced significant growth over the last decade. Invasive fungal infections have been increasing in many patient populations, including: those with AIDS; transplant recipients; and the elderly. As these populations grow, sodoes the diversity of fungal pathogens. Paral...

William E. Dismukes and Peter G. Pappas are both at University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham. Jack D. Sobel is at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 8.39 × 11.1 × 1.61 inPublished:November 5, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceWilliam E. Dismukes, Peter G. Pappas, Jack D. Sobel: Part I. Introduction1. Mary E. Brandt and David W. Warnock: Laboratory Aspects of Medical Mycology2. Rana Hajjeh and David W. Warnock: Epidemiology of Systemic Fungal Diseases: OverviewPart II Systemic Antifungal Drugs3. Stanley W. Chapman, John Cleary, and P. David Rogers: Amphotericin4. Richard J. Hamill: Liposomal Nystatin5. Robert A. Larsen: Flucytosine6. Jackson Como and William E. Dismukes: Azoles7. Andreas H. Groll and Thomas J. Walsh: Echinocandins and Nikkomycins8. Peter G. Pappas: Terbinafine9. Dominique Sanglard: Resistance to Antifungal Drugs10. Emmanuel Roilides, John Dotis, Joanna Filioti, and Elias Anaissie: Adjunctive Antifungal TherapyPart III. Mycoses Caused by Yeasts11. Jose A. Vasquez and Jack D. Sobel: Candidiasis12. John W. Baddley and Wiliam E. Dismukes: Cryptococcosis13. Jose A. Vasquez: Rhodotorula, Malassazia, Trichosporon, and Other Yeast-like FungiPart IV. Mycoses Caused by Moulds14. Thomas F. Patterson: Aspergillosis15. Ashraf S. Ibrahim, John E. Edwards, and Scott G. Filler: Zygomycoses16. Harrys A. Torres and Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis: Hyalohyphomycoses (other than Aspergillosis and Penicilliosis)17. John R. Perfect, Wiley A. Schell, and Gary M. Cox: PhaeophyphomycosisPart V. Mycosis Caused by Dimorphic Fungi18. Carol A. Kauffman: Histoplasmosis19. Robert W. Bradsher: Blastomycosis20. Neil M. Ampel: Coccidioidomycosis21. Angela Restrepo-Moreno: Paracoccidioidomycosis22. Peter G. Pappas: Sporotrichosis23. Kenrad E. Nelson and Thira Sirisanthana: PenicilliosisPart VI. Mycology Involving Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues24. Jeff Weeks, Stephen A. Moser, and Boni E. Elewski: Superficial Cutaneous Fungal Infections25. Beatriz Bustamante and Pablo E. Campos: Eumycetoma26. John W. Baddley and William E. Dismukes: ChromoblastomycosisPart VII. Other Mycoses27. Catherine F. Decker and Henry Masur: Pneumocystosis28. John W. Baddley and William E. Dismukes: Miscellaneous FungiPart VIII. Special Patient Populations29. Juan C. Gea-Banacloche, Andreas H. Groll, and Thomas J. Walsh: Fungal Infections in Neutropenic Patients30. Kieran A. Marr: Fungal Infections in Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients31. Peter G. Pappas: Fungal Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients32. Bertrand Dupont, Peter G. Pappas, and William E. Dismukes: Fungal Infections in Patients with AIDS

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"Each chapter could stand alone as a definitive monograph on a fungal topic with references sufficiently current to rival leading periodicals. An insert of more than 100 color photographs is included, many of which are classic illustrations of the morphologic characteristics of importantfungi or the manifestations of disease." -Annals of Internal Medicine