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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 > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Candidiasis
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2021 > Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2021 > Mycotic Infections
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AccessMedicine > Sherris Medical Microbiology Cases > Case 31 > The Opportunistic Fungi: Candida, Aspergillus, the zygomycetes, and Pneumocystis


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