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n. pl. my·col·o·gies
1. The branch of biology that deals with fungi.
2. The fungi found in a region, an organism, or a part of an organism: the mycology of the scalp.

my′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), my′co·log′ic adj.
my′col·og′i·cal·ly adv.
my·col′o·gist n.
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However, mycologic cure or substantial reduction in mycologic burden is a reasonable goal, even in the absence of improvement in appearance.
Mycologic samples were taken from the appropriate sites on infected patients, and from matching sites on the controls.
Ideally, treatment should result in both mycologic and clinical cure--or complete cure.
Epidemiologic investigation and mycologic culture for Sporothrix schenckii implicated hay initially distributed through a commercial hay supplier as the source of the outbreak.
Mycologic cure rates are the most useful standard to include on product labeling, argued Dr.
WASHINGTON -- Combination treatment of onychomycosis using two topical treatments--40% urea gel and 8% ciclopirox lacquer--resulted in 100% mycologic cure in a pilot study with 18 patients.
Complete clinical clearance of the nail plus complete mycologic clearance demonstrated on potassium hydroxide examination and culture
Results of bacteriologic and mycologic examination of biopsy samples, impression smears, and swab samples from lesions were negative.
Patients treated with 8% ciclopirox alone had an 83.3% rate of mycologic cure and a 60% rate of clinical improvement.
For example, the cumulative average mycologic cure rate for terbinafine in 18 randomized controlled trials totalling 993 patients was 76%, compared with 83% in two open studies totalling 391 patients.
Although all mycologic features and epidemiologic data indicated possible infection by P.
Initial reports of the mycologic and clinical response rates in randomized trials of itraconazole pulse therapy and fluconazole were significantly higher than the cumulative metaanalysis average response rates for those drugs.