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This historic 1973 image, depicted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mycologist, Dr. Michael McGinnis, seated in his mycology laboratory, while he was in the process of transferring a culture. In 1980, Dr. McGinnis authored a text entitled, Laboratory Handbook of Medical Mycology, which became a highly influential text, in the development of modern mycological studies. An expert in taxonomic classification, Dr. McGinnis defined the clinical nomenclature, identifying nine fungal species pathogenic towards humans, from the genera Exophiala, Phialophora, and Wangiella.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. M. M. Brooke
Creation Date:1973
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CDC Organization
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