He has published extensively in the area of fungal pathogenesis with special focus on virulence factors including phospholipase B, germination, adhesion, and biofilm formation, both in vitro and in vivo. Invasive Aspergillosis Fran Esper 18. Although no text can proffer recipes for efficacious treatment of these mycoses, the authors offer insightful management gleaned from the mycology literature and through experience. After receiving an undergraduate degree in biology from Wittenberg University, Dr. He has published more than 350 peer-reviewed articles addressing various aspects of superficial and systemic fungal infections. Perfect's research interests focus on the understanding of fungal pathogenesis through the study of Cryptococcus neoformans as well as clinical studies on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of invasive mycoses. These groups include transplant recipients, neutropenic patients, infants, children, and burn victims.
Antifungal Use in Transplant Recipients: Selection, Administration and Monitoring Richard H. Comprehensive discussion and management of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and various genitourinary fungal infections are also included, because these topics were not covered in their respective chapters in the previous section. The chapter on the endemic mycoses gave cursory coverage to histoplasmosis, sporothricosis, blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, and penicilliosis; a table summary may have been warranted in this brief chapter. Perfect and Ahmad Mourad 20. Infants: Yeasts are Beasts in Early Life Daniel Benjamin Jr. Fungal Infections in Burn Patients Nour Hasan 30.
This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the pertinent issues pertaining to antifungal treatment. Human Hyalohyphomycoses: A Review of Human Infections Due to Acremonium spp. Ghannoum Invasive Candidiasis Rana Traboulsi and Mahmoud A. In summary, Antifungal Therapy is a valuable resource for experienced clinicians and pharmacists, as well as for knowledgeable scientists with an avid interest in the treatment of mycoses. Steinbach Fungal Infections in Burn Patients Jose A.
You can change your cookie settings at any time. Costa, Fredric Lamoth and Barbara D. Prophylaxis and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections in Neutropenic Cancer and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patients Hillard Lazaras, Marcie L. Perfect has served on numerous committees and advisory boards. Ghannoum is a professor and director of the Center for Medical Mycology at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Ghannoum Antifungal Drug Classes Polyenes for Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections Richard H.
Fungal Infections of the Genitourinary Tract Raymond Rackley and Cristina Rackley 32. Human Hyalohyphomycoses: A Review of Human Infections Due to Acremonium spp. Perfect Management of Endemic Mycoses John R. Newer Antifungal Agents in PediatricsNewer Antifungal Agents in Pediatrics William J. Novel Methods of Antifungal Administration Richard H.
Alexander Experimental Animal Models of Invasive Fungal Infections Yoshifumi Imamura and Mahmoud A. Experimental Animal Models of Invasive Fungal Infections Lisa Long and Chris Hager 4. There is some overlap in the clinical indications written by pharmacy experts, with the next 2 sections of the book written by practicing clinicians. Ghannoum Antifungal Drug Classes Polyenes for Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections Richard H. The first section spans 9 chapters and introduces the reader broadly to a diverse backdrop of topics pivotal to understanding the treatment of mycoses.
Antifungal Prophylaxis: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure Aimee K. The chapter on fungal biomarkers and molecular diagnostics provides an updated review of available evidence and concludes with provocative questions for their role in preemptive antifungal therapy for invasive mycoses in high-risk populations. Dodds Ashley Echinocandins for Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections Melissa D. Echinocandins for Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections Melissa D. Brian Smith and Daniel K. Echinocandins for Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections Melissa D.
Management of Endemic Mycoses John R. Dermatophytosis Nancy Isham and Mahmoud Ghannoum 16. He has performed several studies investigating the mechanisms underlying Candida pathogenesis. Dermatophytosis Nancy Isham and Mahmoud Ghannoum 16. Fungal Infections in Burn Patients Nour Hasan 30. Ghannoum is an entrepreneur-scientist who has launched a number of companies focusing on the treatment of biofilm infections and microbial dysbiosis as it relates to gut health.