EMLab P&K Florida Microbiologist Published in Mycotaxon, Fungi in Nicaragua

Gregorio Delgado, EMLab P&K microbiologist at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida microbiology laboratory, publishes peer reviewed article in Mycotaxon, presenting the history of mycology in Nicaragua.

San Bruno, CA, September 16, 2011 --(PR.com)-- EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the publication of a peer reviewed article authored by Gregorio Delgado, a microbiologist from EMLab P&K’s Ft. Lauderdale laboratory in Mycotaxon. The article presents the history of mycology in Nicaragua.

This paper assembles a checklist of hyphomycetes (anamorphic fungi) known to be found in Nicaragua. Mr. Delgado’s research also includes the recording of 14 genera, 19 species and one forma that had not previously been found in Nicaragua. The article centralizes this wealth of knowledge on the mycology in Nicaragua into one source for use by researchers and educational facilities throughout the region.

"EMLab P&K continues to lead and shape the IAQ industry by contributing to respected industry publications," states Dave Gallup, EMLab P&K’s Co-Founder. “We are proud that Gregorio enjoys contributing to the IAQ industry in a meaningful way. Our microbiologists and analysts demonstrate EMLab P&K’s ongoing commitment to excellence in all we do.”

Gregorio Delgado has a Master’s Degree in Botany and Mycology and 12 years experience in environmental microbiology with taxonomic expertise in microfungi. Mr. Delgado has worked at EMLab P&K’s Florida laboratory for more than 6 years where he performs microbiological analysis to identify fungi, molds and other biological particles. Mr. Delgado is extensively published and credited with the discovery of numerous fungal species and two genera from his research.

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