The tool you need to confidently and accurately identify clinically relevant fungi.
Conceived and perfected by world-renowned microbiologist Dr. Davise Larone, and updated for this edition in collaboration with renowned infectious disease microbiologiest specializing in mycology and pathology, this classic reference that enables both novice and experienced lab technologists to confi dently identify medically important fungi. Presents straightforward step-by-step guidance and textual descriptions that allow users to distinguish between fungi that display similar characteristics. Provides detailed descriptions of the major fungal pathologies and hundreds of the most critical clinically observed fungi. Detailed drawings and a collection of color plates make this reference unique.