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Nonbacterial Infections of the Genitourinary Tract

  • Ryan N. Fogg
  • Jack H. Mydlo
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Part of the Springer Specialist Surgery Series book series (SPECIALIST)

Abstract

The presence of fungal infections in genitourinary organs has become a common occurrence with the continuing increase in immunocompromised populations, and improved critical care of the elderly. A variety of fungi, either opportunistic or pathogens endemic to a specific region, cause human disease. Thus, a working knowledge of the common fungal infections, their clinical manifestations, and an awareness of at-risk populations is essential to early diagnosis and aggressive treatment.

Keywords

Seminal Vesicle Adult Worm Lymphatic Filariasis Purify Protein Derivative Obstructive Uropathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryan N. Fogg
    • 1
  • Jack H. Mydlo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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