Russell Lewis

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Agents of Mucormycosis (Microbiology)

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification Mucormycosis is a general term for infections caused by a group of filamentous fungi belonging to the class Glomeromycetes, which because of recent taxonomic reclassification has replaced the former class name Zygomycetes. In the past, the term zygomycosis encompassed both agents of mucormycosis and…

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