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Published: 12 December 2012

864 Pages | 250 illus.

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780199652136

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Oxford Textbook of Medicine: Infection

Updated Edition

Edited by David Warrell, Timothy M. Cox, John Firth, and Mili Estee Torok

  • Updated and fully revised version of the infection section from the world-renowned Oxford Textbook of Medicine 5e
  • 121 chapters by world experts reviewing the essentials of present-day infectious diseases practice, reflecting the globalisation of diseases resulting from unprecedented international travel, immigration and natural/man-made disasters requiring massive international aid efforts
  • Covering topics including Pathogenic microorganisms and the host; The patient with suspected infection; Immunization; Travel and expedition medicine; Viruses; Bacteria; Fungi; Protazoa; Nematodes; Cestodes; tremadodes; Nonvenomous arthropods and Pentastomiasis on a truly global scale.
  • Includes over 250 full colour clinical images with numerous graphical representations of disease distribution
  • Updated since publication in 2011 to include topics such as E. coli 1040 STEC DT multi-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (e.g. NDM-1), responses to threat of pandemic influenza and continuing emergence of new pathogens
  • Highly relevant for those taking Diploma courses in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and in HIV medicine
  • Fully updated and revised
  • Includes E. coli 1040 STEC, multi-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (e.g. NDM-1), responses to threat of pandemic influenza, and the continuing emergence of new pathogens

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