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Fungal Infections and Infections Associated with Immunosuppression

Joseph Mort
  1. Identify infectious presentations of candida species in immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts.
  2. Know the geographic distribution and classic presentations of Histoplasma, Coccidioides, and Blastomyces.
  3. Identify patients at risk for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, classic features of its presentation, treatment, and prophylaxis.
  4. Identify features of infection with Aspergillus and appropriate management.
  5. List risk factors for mucormycosis infection, its typical infectious site, and management options.
  6. Recognize common fungal skin infections including dermatomycosis, candidiasis, and sporotrichosis.
  7. Identify indications for antimicrobial prophylaxis in immunocompromised patients.
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Microbiology in Infectious Diseases > FUNGAL INFECTIONS
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Overview: Mycotic Infections
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Antifungal Therapy
Case File
AccessMedicine > Sherris Medical Microbiology Cases > Case 31 > The Opportunistic Fungi: Candida, Aspergillus, the zygomycetes, and Pneumocystis
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Infectious Diseases > Aspergillus
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Infectious Diseases > Toxoplasmosis


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