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CDC's Passive Surveillance for Azole-Resistant Aspergillus famigatus, United States, 2011-2013
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The following helpful table is from the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 11th ed. (J. H. Jorgensen, M. A. Pfaller, K. C. Carroll, G. Funke, M. L. Landry, S. S. Richter and D. W. Warnock, ed.; ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2015), ASMscience
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 Methods and Stains Available for Direct Microscopic and Histological Detection of Fungi in Clinical Specimens
A number of stains or procedures can be used to detect fungal organisms by direct examination of clinical specimens.

From H. R. Ashbee, “Methods and Stains Available for Direct Microscopic and Histological Detection of Fungi in Clinical Specimens,” chapter 116, p. 1970, in J. H. Jorgensen, M. A. Pfaller, K. C. Carroll, G. Funke, M. L. Landry, S. S. Richter and D. W. Warnock (ed.), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 11th ed., vol. 2 (© ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2015).

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ASM's Quick Guide to the Significance and Laboratory Identification of Cryptococcus gattii
C. gattii is an emerging agent of cryptococcosis that is indistinguishable from C. neoformans by most routine laboratory tests.

Mycology Terms
The University of South Carolina School of Medicine's medical mycology glossary.
http://www.microbiologybook.org/mycology/glossary.htm

 
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