4. Should hospitalized patients who share the use of a shower room wear protective slippers when using it? Why?
5. What are some of the valuable uses of saprophytic fungi?
6. How is the Wood's lamp used in the diagnosis of tinea capitis?
7. From what source do patients with Aspergillus infections acquire the organism?
8. What is the advantage of viewing mold structures in a transparent tape preparation?
9. What fungus can be identified reliably by using the germ tube test?
10. Name three stains or reagents that may be used to facilitate the microscopic detection of fungi in clinical samples.
11. What is the main advantage of using the slide culture technique for identifying molds?
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