CLS 312

The course will cover: General introduction to fungal structure, growth and classification. Fungal pathogens, epidemiology, emerging fungal infectious disease linked with immunocompromised patients and antifungal therapy. Clinical mycology including microscopic examination of direct films, collecting and processing samples for fungal culture, media preparation, isolation of fungi, evaluation of fungal growth media, methods for presumptive and full identification of fungal isolates, recording and interpretation of results.

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