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Author Lydyard, Peter

Title Case studies in infectious disease / Peter M. Lydyard [and others]
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010
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Contents Case 16: Histoplasma capsulatumCase -- 17: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- Case 18: Influenza virus -- Case 19: Leishmania spp. -- Case 20: Leptospira spp. -- Case 21: Listeria monocytogenes -- Case 22: Mycobacterium leprae -- Case 23: Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- Case 24: Neisseria gonorrhoeae -- Case 25: Neisseria meningitidis -- Case 26: Norovirus -- Case 27: Parvovirus -- Case 28: Plasmodium spp. -- Case 29: Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) -- Case 30: Rickettsia spp. -- Case 31 Salmonella typhi -- Case 32: Schistosoma spp. -- Case 33: Staphylococcus aureus -- Case 34: Streptococcus mitis -- Case 35: Streptococcus pneumoniae -- Case 36: Streptococcus pyogenes -- Case 37: Toxoplasma gondii -- Case 38: Trypanosoma spp. -- Case 39: Varicella-zoster virus -- Case 40: Wuchereria bancrofti
Pathogens by type and body systems affected: Case 1: Aspergillus fumigatus -- Case 2: Borrelia burgdorferi and related species -- Case 3: Campylobacter jejuni -- Case 4: Chlamydia trachomatis -- Case 5: Clostridium difficile -- Case 6: Coxiella burnetii -- Case 7: Coxsackie B virus -- Case 8: Echinococcus spp. -- Case 9: Epstein-Barr virus -- Case 10: Escherichia coli -- Case 11: Giardia lamblia -- Case 12: Helicobacter pylori -- Case 13: Hepatitis B virus -- Case 14: Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) -- Case 15: Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)
Summary Presents forty case studies featuring some of the most important human infectious diseases worldwide. Suitable 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
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Subject Communicable diseases -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Cole, Michael.
Holton, J. B. (John B.)
Irving, William L.
Porakishvili, Nino
Venkatesan, Pradhib
Ward, Kate.
ISBN 0203856872 (electronic bk.)
9780203856871 (electronic bk.)