About the Division

Mycology division is part of the Medical Microbiology and Immunology Department. It provides the following services: diagnostic procedures of fungal infections through the mycology laboratory, educational role by teaching to both under and post-graduate students (master and doctor degrees) as well as research.

Staff members

  • Prof. Dr. Ashraf Megahed
  • Prof. Dr. Suzan Elfiky
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Reem Harfoush
  • Demonstrator: Dr. Gehad Mahmoud
  • Contact information

    Department of Microbiology and Immunology
    University of Alexandria
    Faculty of Medicine
    Phone: 03-4861526


    1. Introduction to medical mycology
      • Medical importance of fungi
      • Classification and Morphology
      • Laboratory Diagnosis
    2. Superficial mycoses
      • Dermatophytosis
      • Pityriasis versicolor
    3. Subcutaneous mycoses
      • Mycetoma
      • Chromomycosis
      • Sporotrichosis
    4. Systemic mycosis
      • Pathogenic fungi
      • Opportunistic fungi
    5. Antifungal agents
    Postgraduate: (Master & Doctorate degrees credit hour system)
    Curriculum of Master Degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
    • Introduction to medical mycology, morphology and medical importance of Fungi
    Curriculum of Doctorate Degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
    • Advanced course in medical mycology
      • Taxonomy and classes of fungi
      • Serology of fungal infection
      • Laboratory diagnosis of fungal infections
      • Antifungal drugs
      • Candidiasis
      • Aspergillosis
      • Cryptococcosis and Mucor mycosis
      • Dermatophytosis
      • Cutaneous fungal infections (Ptyriasis versicolor, taenia nigra, piedra)
      • Subcutaneous mycosis
      • Keratomycosis and otomycosis

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