On completion of the chapter, the reader will be able to:
- 1. Differentiate between uncomplicated and complicated
- 2. Identify the pathogens responsible for causing vulvovaginal
- 3. Identify risk factors that can influence the occurrence
- 4. Describe the classic signs and symptoms of VVC, and state
the expected result from laboratory investigation.
- 5. Discuss the treatment options for uncomplicated and complicated
- 6. Identify the risk factors for development of oropharyngeal
and/or esophageal candidiasis, as well as pathogens that
can cause the infection.
- 7. Describe the relationship between oropharyngeal candidiasis
(OPC) and/or esophageal candidiasis (EPC) incidence and
the progression of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease state.
- 8. Discuss the relationship between OPC incidence and level
of immune suppression.
- 9. List signs and symptoms of OPC and/or EPC according
to the underlining medical state of the individual.
- 10. Identify appropriate treatment options for OPC and/or
EPC for HIV and non-HIV infected patients.
- 11. Define anti-fungal refractory oral mucosal candidiasis,
and discuss its treatment options.
- 12. State the pathogens responsible for causing Mycotic infection
of the skin, nail and hair.
- 13. Identify the risk factors for developing a mycotic infection
of the skin, nails, and hair.
- 14. List the common mycotic infections seen in North America
and their corresponding treatment options.
- 15. Explain the varying presentations of ...