Case Studies in Infectious Disease
 
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ISBN13:9780367725877
ISBN10:0367725878
Binding:Hardback
No. of pages:430 pages
Size:280x210 mm
Weight:1740 g
Language:English
Illustrations: 241 Illustrations, color; 20 Halftones, black & white; 140 Halftones, color; 81 Line drawings, color; 44 Tables, color
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Case Studies in Infectious Disease

 
Edition number: 2
Publisher: CRC Press
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Short description:

A list of engaging case studies featuring the most important human infectious diseases. Written for students of microbiology and medicine this book describes, through five core questions, the natural history of infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, followed by the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. 

Long description:

Case Studies in Infectious Disease presents 40 case studies featuring the most important human infectious diseases worldwide. Fully revised and updated in this second edition, the book describes the natural history of infection from point of entry of the pathogen through to clinical management of the resulting disease or condition. A further 8 case studies have been provided online as supplementary material, and these can be downloaded by students.


Five core sets of questions are posed in each case, with the answers covering the nature of the infectious agent, route(s) of spread and of infection, pathogenesis of disease, host response to infection, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. This standardized approach provides the reader with a logical basis for understanding these diverse and medically important organisms and diseases, fully integrating microbiology and immunology throughout.


KEY FEATURES




  • High-resolution photos accompany each case, from the causative agents of disease to the clinical manifestations of the infection.



  • Exquisite artwork helps to illustrate important concepts throughout the book.



  • Eight new cases added to this new edition, extending coverage of important infectious diseases of worldwide significance.



  • A standardized set of core questions allows students to compare directly differences between microbes such as their structure, clinical manifestations, host response, pathogenesis and availability of vaccines.



  • Questions and answers available online, test the reader?s understanding of each case study.


The book provides essential case-based learning for undergraduate and graduate microbiology students, while medical students and trainee physicians will also find the up-to-date information on 48 globally important infectious diseases outlined in a clear, digestible form, invaluable during undergraduate studies and in future clinical practice.



"a handsome, excellent book on most common pathogens, with a clear orientation to immunology, physiopathology, and microbiology ? It reads well and is an excellent textbook for medical students and a good source of illustrations, tables, and question ideas for teachers." Gary P. Wormser and Guillaume Béraud for Clinical Infectious Diseases.



"a valuable compilation of information on the most common diseases that cause illness and death worldwide. The presentation format with distinct sections makes it readable and well suited for either students just learning about the pathogens causing infectious disease or clinicians who need an update. The level of detail is well thought out and gives the reader a useful summary of each pathogen and disease state. The condensed presentations make it a good reference source for those with insufficient time to read through more detailed textbooks." Philip S. Brachman for Emerging Infectious Disease.

Table of Contents:

Aspergillus fumigatus 


Borrelia burgdorferi and related species 


Campylobacter jejuni  


Candida albicans


Chlamydia trachomatis                                                                                


Clostridiodies difficile                                                                                  


Cytomegalovirus                                                                                         


Echinococcus spp.                                                                                       


Enteroviruses


Epstein-Barr virus                                                                                      


Escherichia coli                                                                                         


Giardia lamblia                                                                                         


Helicobacter pylori                                                                                     


Hepatitis B virus                                                                                          


Hepatitis C virus


Herpes simplex virus                                                                                  


Histoplasma capsulatum                                                                            


Human immunodeficiency virus                                                                 


Influenza virus                                                                                             


Leishmania spp.                                                                                           


Leptospira spp.                                                                                            


Listeria monocytogenes 


Mycobacterium leprae                                                                                


Mycobacterium tuberculosis                                                                       


Neisseria gonorrhoeae                                                                               


Neisseria meningitidis                                                                                


Norovirus                                                                                                                                                                                               


Plasmodium spp.                                                                                         


Respiratory syncytial virus                                                                          


Rickettsia spp.                                                                                             


Salmonella typhi 


Schistosoma spp.                                                                                         


Staphylococcus aureus                                                                                


Streptococcus pneumoniae                                                                         


Streptococcus pyogenes                                                                             


Toxoplasma gondii                                                                                     


Trypanosoma spp.


Trichophyton spp. and dermatophytes

Varicella-zoster virus                                                                                                


Wuchereria bancrofti 



Plus online cases:


Bartonella bacilliformis  

Brucella


Coxiella burnetti 


Dengue virus

Enterococcus faecalis and E. faecium


Mycobacterium abscessus


SARS-CoV-2


Streptococcus mitis