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Eukaryotes: Fungi, Part II

  • Classification of Medically Important Fungi
    • Dependent on tissue involvement and mode of entry
      • Superficial, cutaneous and subcutaneous fungal diseases
  • Example Fungal Disease: Candidiasis albicans
    • Considered cutaneous, can also occur subcutaneous and systemically.
  • Opportunistic Fungal Disease
    • Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • Systemic Fungal Disease
    • Coccidioidocosis immitis

Eukaryotes: Fungi, Part II

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  1. Intro
    • Introduction to Fungi
    • Medically Important Fungi
    • Fungal Diseases
    • Superficial Fungal Diseases
    • Cutaneous Fungal Disease
    • Subcutaneous Fungal Diseases
    • Candidiasis Albicans
    • Opportunistic Fungal Disease
    • Pneumocystis Pneumonia
    • Life Cycle of Pheumocystis Jirovecii
      • Early Incidence of Pneumocystis
        • Systemic Fungal Disease
        • Life Cycle of Coccidiodes Immitis
          • Number of Coccidiomycosis Cases
            • Distribution of Coccidiomycosis Cases
              • Example 1
                • Example 2
                  • Intro 0:00
                  • Introduction to Fungi 0:19
                    • Recap of Fungi Part One
                    • 1.5 Million Species
                    • Focus on Fungi That Cause Human Disease
                  • Medically Important Fungi 1:42
                    • Contagious Diseases?
                    • Dermatophytosis Example
                    • Pneumocystis Example
                    • Commensal Organisms: Candida Albicans
                  • Fungal Diseases 3:02
                    • Mycosis
                    • Fungal Mycoses
                    • Five Groups
                  • Superficial Fungal Diseases 4:10
                    • Fungi That are Localized in Hair Shafts and on Skin Surface
                    • Prevalent in Tropical Climate
                    • Benign
                    • Figures Explanation
                  • Cutaneous Fungal Disease 5:04
                    • Infect the Epidermis
                    • Dermatomycoses
                    • Dermatophytes
                    • Dermatophytes Secrete Keratinase
                    • Examples
                  • Subcutaneous Fungal Diseases 6:39
                    • Fungal Infections Beneath the Skin
                    • Occur After a Puncture Wound
                    • Infections Occur Among Farmers
                    • Example: Sporotrichosis
                  • Candidiasis Albicans 8:57
                    • Most Common in Yeast Infections
                    • Resides on Skin Surfaces
                    • Resistant to Phagocytosis
                  • Opportunistic Fungal Disease 12:25
                    • Host is Debilitated or Traumatized
                    • Under Treatment with Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
                    • Immune System is Suppressed by Drugs
                    • Has an Immune Disorder or Lung Disease
                  • Pneumocystis Pneumonia 14:47
                    • Caused by Pneumocystis Jirovecii
                    • Most Frequent and Severe Opportunistic Infection
                    • Immunocompetent Adults Have Few or No Symptoms
                    • Example: Pneumocystis Cysts in Lung of Patient with AIDS
                  • Life Cycle of Pheumocystis Jirovecii 17:34
                  • Early Incidence of Pneumocystis 18:49
                  • Systemic Fungal Disease 21:21
                    • Fungal Infections Deep Within the Body
                    • Caused by Fungi Living in the Soil
                    • Infections Begin in Lungs and Spread to Other Tissue
                    • Example: Coccidiodomycosis Infection of Lung Tissue
                  • Life Cycle of Coccidiodes Immitis 23:12
                  • Number of Coccidiomycosis Cases 24:10
                  • Distribution of Coccidiomycosis Cases 26:06
                  • Example 1 27:20
                  • Example 2 30:08