New Insights in Medical Mycology (Paperback)Kevin Kavanagh (editor)
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The aim of this book is to give an in-depth assessment of our current understanding of the Biology of the main fungal pathogens and how they interact with the host's immune response. Each chapter focuses on a specific fungal pathogen or group of pathogens, and examines their biology and the factors that allow the fungus to colonize and disseminate within the host. The chapters are written by internationally recognized experts in the field.
Number of pages: 289
Weight: 468 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 16 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
From the reviews:
"This book reviews the current information about fungal pathogens and examines how they interact with humans. ... International experts on fungal organism who contributed to this book have given valuable insight into these pathogens. ... a book that would be useful for researchers in the area of antifungal agents as well as vaccines. It would also be useful for physicians treating patients at risk for fungal infections. ... Overall, it will be a useful source for information on fungi and how they infect humans." (Rebecca T. Horvat, Doody's Review Service, July, 2008)
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