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Fungal Pathogenesis: Principles and Clinical Applications

Series: Mycology Series Volume: 14

Edited By: Richard Calderone

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #154990 | ISBN: 0824705688
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This book gives a comprehensive overview of human pathogenic fungi that offers a current and concise survey of virulence factors, host responses and recognition, treatment and diagnosis of infections, invasive enzymes, intracellular survival, morphogenesis, adaptation, and properties of major fungal pathogens that contribute to disease.


W. LaJean ChaffinGenetic Basis of Pathogenicity in Cryptococcus neoformansBrian L. Wickes and K. J. Kwon-ChungSecretory Proteins in Fungal VirulencePranab K. Mukherjee and Mahmoud A. GhannoumHistoplasma capsulatum: Diary of an Intracellular SurvivorSimon L. NewmanDimorphism in Human PathogensJon P. WoodsSignaling and the Biology of Human Fungal PathogensJose Antonio Calera and Richard A. CalderoneAdaptation of Fungi to Alterations in Ambient pHOliver Kurzai, Abdelmalic El Barkani, and Fritz A. MnhlschlegelMolecular Biology of Switching in CandidaDavid R. SollPathogenic Properties of Blastomyces dermatitidisBruce S. Klein and Wun-Ling ChangParacoccidioides brasiliensis: Virulence and Host ResponseGioconda San-Blas and Gustavo Ni?o-VegaPneumocystis cariniiHenry KozielGenomics in Fungal PathogenesisJanna L. Beckerman and P. T. MageeHOST RESPONSES TO PATHOGENIC FUNGI/IMMUNOPROTECTIONCell-Mediated Immunity and Endemic MycosesD. Mitchell Magee and Rebecca A. CoxHumoral Immunity and Cryptococcus neoformansArturo CasadevallVaccines, Antibodies, and Passive Immunity in CandidiasisJim E. Cutler, Bruce L. Granger, and Yongmoon HanVaccines for HistoplasmosisGeorge S. Deepe, Jr.Coccidioidomycosis: Pathogenesis, Immune Response, and Vaccine DevelopmentTheo N. Kirkland and Garry T. ColeInnate Immunity Against Fungal PathogensLuigina RomaniImmune Reconstitution Against Human MycosesEmmanuel Roilides, Evangelia Farmaki, and Caron A. LymanMucosal Infection and Immunity in CandidiasisFlavia De Bernardis and Maria BoccaneraSystemic Immunity in CandidiasisLuigina Romani and Francesco BistoniCell Wall of Aspergillus fumigatus: Structure, Biosynthesis, and Role in Host-Fungus InteractionsIsabelle Mouyna and Jean-Paul Latg?Cryptococcus neoformans and MacrophagesThomas S. Harrison and Stuart M. LevitzTREATMENT AND PATIENT MANAGEMENTAntifungals Currently Used in the Treatment of Invasive Fungal DiseasesXiao-jiong Zhao and Richard A. CalderoneAntifungal Drug Targets: Discovery and SelectionRonald L. Cihlar, Sheldon Broedel, Jr., and Christina KelloggDrug Resistance Mechanisms of Human Pathogenic FungiRajendra Prasad, Sneh Lata Panwar, and Shankarling KrishnamurthyAntifungal Susceptibility Testing: Clinical Interpretations and UtilitySofia Perea and Thomas F. PattersonTHE DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORYMolecular Diagnosis of Fungal InfectionsRoy L. Hopfer and Darius AmjadiSerological Approaches to the Diagnosis of Invasive Fungal InfectionsChristine J. Morrison and Mark D. LindsleyMolecular Typing and Epidemiology of Candida spp. and Other Important Human Fungal PathogensDerek J. Sullivan and David C. ColemanStrain Variation and Clonality in Candida spp. and Cryptococcus neoformansJianping Xu and Thomas G. MitchellNew and Emerging Pathogens: What's a Lab to Do? Chester R. Cooper,

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