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Medical Mycology in the United States

A Historical Analysis (1894–1996)

Espinell-Ingroff, Ana Victoria

2003, XV, 221 p.

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In our contemporary world, scientific heritage is cal Mycology infrastructure are recognized for their often forgotten. Many important contributions dur­ scholarly and authoritative contributions. This book ing the past 100 years in research, teaching, and is truly a landmark publication towards ensuring diagnosis have had a profound impact upon the that the past, present, and future are connected to evolution of Medical Mycology in the United States. each other. This book, written by Dr Espinel-Ingroff, makes a Libero Aje/lo, Ph. D significant contribution towards ensuring that those who have laid the foundation for our current Medi- Michael R. McGinnis, Ph. D vii Acknowledgments The invaluable editorial assistance and creative I owe a debt of appreciation to the following reinforcement of my husband, David Ingroff, was individuals for their assistance during the gathering especially important during the preparation of this of the data including the mailing of the question­ book. Special thanks go to Drs Libero Ajello, naires: Drs Michael Rinaldi and William Merz, Michael McGinnis, and William Blake for their President and Treasurer, respectively, of the Medical Mycological Society support, guidance, encouragement, and continuous of the Americas in 1994; the Medical College of Virginia Tompkins McCaw's editorial assistance. I would like to thank the numer­ ous medical mycologists who responded to the Library week-end staff and the Library Interloan questionnaire and/ or made themselves available for Service; J. Kerr, Archivist of the American Society interviews. Also, Drs Glenn Bulmer, Timothy for Microbiology; Drs W. Dismukes and M.

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Keywords » development - medical mycology - mycology

Related subjects » Animal Sciences - Biomedical Sciences - Medical Microbiology - Medicine - Microbiology

Table of contents 

Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Summary Chart. I. The Origin of Medical Mycology. II. The Era of Discovery: 1894 to 1919. III. The Formative Years: 1920 to 1949. IV. The Advent of Antifungal and Immunosuppressive Therapies: 1950 to 1969. V. The Years of Expansion: 1970 to 1979. VI. The Era of Transition: 1980 to 1994. VII. Summary and Conclusions. References. Appendix A: Analysis of Survey. Appendix B: Genealogical Training Trees. Appendix C: Medical Mycology Books. Appendix D: Historical Publications by Other Authors. Appendix E: List of Questionnaire Respondents and Interviews.

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