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All my life I have admired people who have tried to bring order out of chaos; my admiration has remained the same even when the attempts failed. Dr. F. C. Odds deserves our admiration for his valiant attempt, because the literature dealing with Candida is confusing and a scholarly book bringing order to the topic would have been welcome. Unfortunately, this very carefully researched book does not fully accomplish this goal.
The book is strongest when Odds deals with the mycology of the fungus. However, the discussion of the clinical manifestations of candidiasis and its treatment is somewhat shaky. Instead
Candida and Candidosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;92:730. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-5-730_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(5):730.
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