Medical Mycology: Fungal Infections



For medical mycology, fungi are classified according to the disease that is caused by them. A fungal infection is referred to as “mycosis”.


Mycoses Fungi 

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  1. Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ. Mandell, Douglas and Bennett’s principles and practice of infectious diseases: expert consult premium edition–enhanced online features and print. 8th ed. Oxford: Elsevier; 2014. ISBN-10: 1455748013. ISBN-13: 978-1455748013Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and Infection ControlMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Glasgow Caledonian UniversityGlasgowUK

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