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Title Malassezia and the skin : science and clinical practice / Teun Boekhout [and others] (eds.)
Published Heidelberg : Springer, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xi, 319 pages) : illustrations
Contents 156722_1_En_BookFrontmatter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_1_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_2_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_3_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_4_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_5_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_6_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_7_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_8_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_9_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_10_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_11_Chapter_OnlinePDF; 156722_1_En_BookBackmatter_OnlinePDF
Summary This book, written by a group of acknowledged experts, is the first comprehensive overview on the very unusual yeasts of the genus Malassezia. All relevant aspects of the genus and its 13 species are covered in detail within 11 chapters. The first chapter reviews the long and controversial history of the genus, while the second describes all mycological characteristics of the different species, including media and techniques adapted to their isolation, description, and maintenance. Subsequent chapters methodically address issues such as the effect of Malassezia yeasts on human and animal healt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dermatomycoses.
Dermatomycoses -- microbiology
Malassezia -- pathogenicity
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Skin.
MEDICAL -- Dermatology.
Form Electronic book
Author Boekhout, T.
LC no. 2009936163
ISBN 9783642036163