Overview of basic medical mycology.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

To introduce the general mycologic aspects of fungal rhinosinusitis, this article reviews, in brief, the biology of fungi and the principles of fungal pathogenesis. A glossary of frequently used mycologic terms is provided. The basis of fungal classification and strategies for the diagnosis of mycotic infections are summarized. The morphologic criteria for the identification of the common etiologic agents of rhinosinusitis are presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mitchell, TG

Published Date

  • April 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 237 - 249

PubMed ID

  • 10736402

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0030-6665

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0030-6665(00)80003-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States