Week_7A_mycoses_ - March 3 Fungus Diseases Of People...

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March 3 Fungus Diseases Of People
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Reasons for increased human deaths from fungus diseases Increased awareness of diagnosticians Improved diagnostic tests Increased international travel Other medical procedures lower effectiveness of immune system AIDS Aging population
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Classifying Human Mycoses Localized, superficial, site specific Localized, subcutaneous, not site-specific Systemic, disseminated (Allergens)
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Classifying Human Mycoses Localized, superficial, site specific (Dermatomycoses) Athlete’s foot Ringworm Jock Itch
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Classifying Human Mycoses Localized, superficial, site specific (Dermatomycoses) Athlete’s foot Ringworm Jock Itch Localized, subcutaneous, not site specific Sporotrichosis Systemic Coccidioidomycosis Histoplasmosis Mucormycosis Aspergillosis
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COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS Caused by Coccidiomyces  immitis ------------------------------------- • Begins in the respiratory tract 
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2009 for the course PLPA 2010 taught by Professor Hudler during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Week_7A_mycoses_ - March 3 Fungus Diseases Of People...

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