The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.
For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Molds and Yeasts
Both molds and yeasts are considered fungi. Using the South University Online Library or the Internet read and research about molds and yeasts.
Based on your research, respond to the following:
- Compare and contrast between molds versus yeasts. (Note: Click here for the template to compare and contrast between molds versus yeasts.)
- Human infectious diseases caused by fungi classified as superficial, cutaneous, subcutaneous, and systemic mycoses. What specific characteristics distinguish each of these categories?
- What are the regions of the human body where mycotic diseases can be observed?