From the patient to the clinical mycology laboratory: how can we optimise microscopy and culture methods for mould identification?


The identification of fungi relies mainly on morphological criteria. However, there is a need for robust and definitive phenotypic identification procedures in order to evaluate continuously evolving molecular methods. For the future, there is an emerging consensus that a combined (phenotypic and molecular) approach is more powerful for fungal… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jclinpath-2011-200500


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