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Ch 11: Fungal Infections: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Fungal Infections chapter of this College Microbiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about fungal infections. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information about fungal infections required in a typical college microbiology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other microbiology work.
  • Identify the fungal infections concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our college microbiology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about fungal infections and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the types, causes and symptoms of fungal infections or any other related topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their biology learning
  • Prefer learning biology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their fungal infections unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in microbiology
  • Don't have access to their biology teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the symptoms of Cryptococcus infections.
  • Discuss the symptoms and causes of histoplasmosis infections.
  • Describe the causes and symptoms of aspergillosis.
  • Become familiar with the fungus that causes Pneumocystis pneumonia.
  • Learn about the yeast that causes candidiasis.
  • Name the fungi that cause ringworm infections.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: Fungal Infections: Tutoring Solution
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Cryptococcus neoformans and gattii: Infections & Symptoms

1. Cryptococcus neoformans and gattii: Infections & Symptoms

A fungus that commonly grows on pigeon droppings can cause meningitis. In this lesson, we will look at the yeast Cryptococcus, and its ability to cause disease in humans unfortunate enough to breathe it in.

What is Histoplasmosis? - Infections Caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

2. What is Histoplasmosis? - Infections Caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

Raising backyard chickens can be a fun and rewarding experience, but you might end up raising more than just chicks. In this lesson, we will explore the world of Histoplasma capsulatum, a pathogenic fungus that can grow on chicken feces.

What is Aspergillosis? - Fungal Infections & Symptoms

3. What is Aspergillosis? - Fungal Infections & Symptoms

Human fungal diseases are rare and usually don't cause symptoms in healthy people. In this lesson, we'll discuss Aspergillus, a disease-causing mold, and the different infections and symptoms it can cause in susceptible hosts.

Pneumocystis Pneumonia: Infections Caused by Pneumocystis jiroveci

4. Pneumocystis Pneumonia: Infections Caused by Pneumocystis jiroveci

AIDS patients have a lot to worry about. In this lesson we examine Pneumocystis jiroveci, the fungal pathogen that can cause life-threatening pneumonia in AIDS patients due to their compromised immune function.

Candidiasis: Yeast Infections Caused by Candida albicans

5. Candidiasis: Yeast Infections Caused by Candida albicans

Your body is teeming with microorganisms that normally live in perfect balance without you ever knowing they are there. Candida albicans is one fungal member of this group, but upset the balance and Candida can cause some very unpleasant diseases.

What is Ringworm? - Infections Caused by Trichophyton & Microsporum Fungi

6. What is Ringworm? - Infections Caused by Trichophyton & Microsporum Fungi

Ringworm is a common pathogen that infects the skin, hair, and nails of people and animals. This disease is not caused by a worm, however. In this lesson we will examine the fungus that causes ringworm and its impact on human health.

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