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Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance





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ISBN - 9781405152556
Autor(es) - Stephen Gillespie, Kathleen Bamford
Editora - Blackwell Publishing
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At a Glance Series

N º de páginas: 128

3ª Edição

Ano de Edição: 2007


Description

This concise introduction to medical microbiology and infection strives to encapsulate the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing subject area. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, the text covers the basic concepts of medical microbiology, the main human pathogens and the infectious syndromes in an accessible and lucid format. The text provides comprehensive coverage of both the most common and other important but rarer diseases and also features:

A strong focus on the key issues most important for a student to learn
The latest treatments and diagnostic tests, as well as newly discovered organisms
Additional material on hospital infection and streptococcal disease
Highly visual colour presentation and self-assessment cases to enable the student to understand how the knowledge is used in practice

Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance is a useful introduction and revision aid for medical and allied health students and will provide valuable insight for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area.


Table of Contents

Preface to third edition
Preface to first edition

Concepts
Chapter 1 Structure and classification of bacteria
Chapter 2 Innate immunity and normal flora
Chapter 3 Pathogenicity and pathogenesis of infectious disease
Chapter 4 The laboratory investigation of infection
Chapter 5 Antibacterial therapy
Chapter 6 Antibiotics in clinical use
Chapter 7 Resistance to antibacterial agents
Chapter 8 Spread and control of infection
Chapter 9 Hospital acquired infections
Chapter 10 Control of infection in hospital
Chapter 11 Vaccination
Chapter 12 Emerging infections

Bacteriology
Chapter 13 Staphylococcus
Chapter 14 Streptococcal infections
Chapter 15 Streptococcus pneumoniae and other Gram positive and alpha haemolytic streptococci
Chapter 16 Corynebacterium, Listeria and Bacillus
Chapter 17 Mycobacteria
Chapter 18 Clostridium
Chapter 19 Non-sporing anaerobic infections
Chapter 20 Neisseria and Haemophilus
Chapter 21 Small Gram-negative cocco-bacilli: Bordetella, Brucella, Francisella, Yersinia and Bartonella
Chapter 22 Pathogenicity of Enteric Gram negative bacilli
Chapter 23 Enterobacteriaciae clinical syndromes
Chapter 24 Vibrio, Campylobacter and Helicobacter
Chapter 25 Environmental pathogens: Pseudomonas, Burkholderia and Legionella
Chapter 26 Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Rickettsia
Chapter 27 Spiral bacteria

Virology
Chapter 28 Virus structure, classification and antiviral therapy
Chapter 29 Herpesvirus I
Chapter 30 Herpesvirus II
Chapter 31 DNA viruses: adenovirus, parvovirus and poxvirus
Chapter 32 Measles, mumps and rubella
Chapter 33 Influenza and parainfluenza viruses
Chapter 34 Enteroviruses and viruses infecting the gastrointestinal tract
Chapter 35 Hepatitis viruses
Chapter 36 Tropical, exotic or arboviral infections

Mycology
Chapter 37 Yeast infections
Chapter 38 Filamentous fungi
Parasitology
Chapter 39 Intestinal protozoa
Chapter 40 Malaria, leishmania and trypanosomiasis
Chapter 41 Gut helminths
Chapter 42 Tissue helminths

Systematic infection
Chapter 43 Congenital and perinatal infections
Chapter 44 HIV infections and AIDS
Chapter 45 Pyrexia of unknown origin and septicaemia
Chapter 46 Endocarditis, myocarditis and pericarditis
Chapter 47 Infections of the central nervous system
Chapter 48 Respiratory tract infections
Chapter 49 Urinary and genital infections
Chapter 50 Infection of the bones and joints
Chapter 51 Bacterial diarrhoeal disease
Chapter 52 Zoonoses
Chapter 53 Infection in immunocompromised patients
Chapter 54 Ocular infection
Chapter 55 Infections of the skin and soft tissue

Self assessment cases
Index

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