Textbook of Medical Mycology

by Jagdish Chander

The primary objective of Textbook of Medical Mycology is to provide concise account of this subject to the students and health personnel having little or no background in this emerging field of medical sciences. This fourth edition of the textbook consists of 8 Sections, divided into 39 Chapters, which cover the entire spectrum of fungal infections, spanning from superficial to opportunistic infection along with the latest information on therapeutic modalities. The pseudo fungal infections, mimicking typical fungal diseases, are also given in a separate section. The textbook encompasses interesting historical aspects pertaining to medical mycology and has valuable references for further reading by the students. It contains a very useful introductory chapter on the basics of medical mycology. The last section has seven appendices, pertaining to various procedural details mentioned in the text of the book. One of them is exclusively devoted to antifungal susceptibility testing. The main emphasis is focused on epidemiological, clinical, immunological, pathological, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of fungal diseases. This has been a textbook of prime interest to microbiologists and allied specialists working in the field of infectious diseases.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Chander Jagdish Fungal Clinic, Panchkula, Haryana, India.
ISBN 9789386261830
Speciality Microbiology and Immunology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18782
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 951
Book Type Textbook


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