purpose of the book, as its title implies, is to serve as a primer. The contents
are divided into two parts. The first deals with the clinical, theoretical and
experimental aspects of the subject, the second outlines the laboratory
procedures useful in examining a patient suspected of having one of the various
This note explains the following
topics: Structure, Fungal metabolism, Reproduction, Sexual reproduction, Asexual
reproduction, Immunity to fungal infections, Fungal Classification, Human
mycosis terminology, Types of human mycosis, Superficial fungal infection,
Pityriasis versicolor, Candidal infection, Subcutaneous Mycosis, Sporotrichosis,
Systemic Mycosis, Mycotoxicosis.
This note covers the following
topics: What are Fungi, The Diversity of Fungi, Fungal Systematics, Fungal
Structure and Ultrastructure , Fungal Growth, Fungal Nutrition and Metabolism,
Fungal Genetics and Genomics, Fungal Spores.
This note covers the following topics: Classifications of Fungi,
Laboratory Methods in Medical Mycology, Fungal Culturing, Techniques for
Identification of Fungi and Laboratory ID, Saprophytes, Yeast, Bacteria - Like
Fungi, Types of mycoses based on body site.
This lecture note will discuss what fungi are from a cultural,
ecological, phenotypic and phylogenetic perspective. It covers basic information
on life histories, systematics, ecology, genetics and cell biology of fungi.