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Now is an appropriate time for publication of the third edition of this clear and practical guide to laboratory diagnosis in medical mycology. We are witnessing a surge in the incidence of opportunistic fungal infections as a counterpart of modern therapy with steroids, antibiotics, and immunosuppressive drugs. Unusually widespread dermatophyte infections are being reported increasingly in patients with endocrine disorders and lymphoma. There are a number of excellent treatises and texts that cover in detail the clinical aspects of fungal disease. Now we have an excellent book that should make it a pleasure for even a novice to sit down
Laboratory Identification of Pathogenic Fungi Simplified.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:153–154. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-1-153_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(1):153-154.
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