Case Studies in Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

Case Studies in Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

by Peter Lydyard, Michael Cole, John Holton, Will Irving
     
 

Case Studies in Infectious Disease presents forty case studies featuring the most important human infectious diseases worldwide. Written for students of microbiology and medicine, this book describes the natural history of infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. The use of

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Case Studies in Infectious Disease presents forty case studies featuring the most important human infectious diseases worldwide. Written for students of microbiology and medicine, this book describes the natural history of infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. The use of real clinical cases serves to reinforce and extend the basic science.

This standardized approach provides the reader with a logical basis for understanding these diverse and medically important organisms, fully integrating microbiology and immunology throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815341420
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
1,078,818
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Aspergillus fumigatus
2. Borellia burgdorferi and related species
3. Campylobacter jejuni
4. Chlamydia trachomatis
5. Clostridium difficile
6. Coxiella burnetti
7. Coxsackie B virus
8. Echinococcus spp.
9. Epstein-Barr virus
10. Escherichia coli
11. Giardia lamblia
12. Helicobacter pylori
13. Hepatitis B virus
14. Herpes simplex virus 1
15. Herpes simplex virus 2
16. Histoplasma capsulatum
17. Human immunodeficiency virus
18. Influenza virus
19. Leishmania spp.
20. Leptospira spp.
21. Listeria monocytogenes
22. Mycobacterium leprae
23. Mycobacterium tuburculosis
24.Neisseria gonorrhoeae
25. Neisseria meningitidis
26. Norovirus
27. Parvovirus
28. Plasmodium spp.
29. Respiratory syncytial virus
30. Rickettsia spp.
31. Salmonella typhi
32. Schistosoma spp.
33. Staphlococcus aureus
34. Streptococcus mitis
35. Streptococcus pneumoniae
36. Streptococcus pyogenes
37. Toxoplasma gondii
38. Trypanosoma spp.
39. Varicella-zoster virus
40. Wuchereria bancrofti

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