2. Laboratory Diagnostic Methods in Medical Mycology

  1. Errol Reiss1,
  2. H. Jean Shadomy2 and
  3. G. Marshall Lyon III3

Published Online: 7 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118101773.ch2

Fundamental Medical Mycology

Fundamental Medical Mycology

How to Cite

Reiss, E., Shadomy, H. J. and Lyon, G. M. (2011) Laboratory Diagnostic Methods in Medical Mycology, in Fundamental Medical Mycology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118101773.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470177914

Online ISBN: 9781118101773

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Keywords:

  • laboratory diagnostics;
  • conidia-forming;
  • fungi genetic identification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Who Is Responsible for Identifying Pathogenic Fungi?

  • What Methods are Used to Identify Pathogenic Fungi?

  • Laboratory Detection, Recovery, and Identification of Fungi in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

  • Genetic Identification of Fungi

  • General References for Laboratory Diagnostic Methods in Medical Mycology

  • Selected References for Laboratory Diagnostic Methods in Medical Mycology

  • Websites Cited

  • Commercial Manufacturers and Suppliers of Fungal Media, Stains, and Reagents

  • Packing and Shipping of Infectious Agents and Clinical Specimens

  • Questions