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Medical Microbiology [electronic resource]: A Guide to Microbial Infections : Pathogenesis, Immunity, Laboratory Diagnosis and Control

edited by David Greenwood ... [and others]
EBook; Book; Online
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2012.
18th ed
9780702051197, 0702051195, 9780702040894
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  • Microbiology and medicine
  • Morphology and nature of micro-organisms
  • Classification, identification and typing of micro-organisms
  • Bacterial growth, physiology and death
  • Antimicrobial agents
  • Bacterial genetics
  • Virus-cell interactions
  • Immunological principles: Antigens and antigen recognition
  • Innate and acquired immunity
  • Immunity in viral infections
  • Parasitic infections: Pathogenesis and immunity
  • Immunity in bacterial infections
  • Bacterial pathogenicity
  • The natural history of infection
  • Staphylococcus: Skin infections; osteomyelitis; bloodstream infection; food poisoning; foreign body infections; MRSA
  • Streptococcus and enterococcus: Pharyngitis; scarlet fever; skin and soft tissue infections; streptococcal toxic shock syndrome; pneumonia; meningitis; urinary tract infections; rheumatic fever; post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
  • Coryneform bacteria, listeria and erysipelothrix: Diphtheria; listeriosis; erysipeloid
  • Mycobacterium: Tuberculosis; leprosy
  • Environmental mycobacteria: Opportunist disease
  • Actinomyces, nocardia and tropheryma: Actinomycosis; nocardiasis; Whipple's disease
  • Bacillus: Anthrax; food poisoning
  • Clostridium: Gas gangrene; tetanus; food poisoning; pseudomembranous colitis
  • Neisseria and moraxella: Meningitis; septicaemia; gonorrhoea; respiratory infections
  • Salmonella: Food poisoning; enteric fever
  • Shigella: Bacillary dysentery
  • Escherichia: Urinary tract infection; travellers' diarrhoea; haemorrhagic colitis; haemolytic uraemic syndrome
  • Klebsiella, enterobacter, proteus and other enterobacteria: Pneumonia; urinary tract infection; opportunist infection
  • Pseudomonads and non-fermenters: Opportunist infection; cystic fibrosis; melioidosis
  • Campylobacter and helicobacter: Enteritis; polyneuropathy; gastritis; peptic ulcer disease; gastric cancer
  • Vibrio, mobiluncus, gardnerella and spirillum: Cholera; vaginosis; rat bite fever
  • -- Haemophilus: Respiratory infections; meningitis; chancroid
  • Bordetella: Whooping cough
  • Legionella: Legionnaires' disease; Pontiac fever
  • Brucella, bartonella and streptobacillus: Brucellosis; Oroya fever; trench fever; cat scratch disease; bacillary angiomatosis; rat bite fever
  • Yersinia, pasteurella and francisella: Plague; pseudotuberculosis; mesenteric adenitis; pasteurellosis; tularaemia
  • Non-sporing anaerobes: Wound infection; periodontal disease; abscess; normal flora
  • Treponema and borrelia: Syphilis; yaws; relapsing fever; Lyme disease
  • Leptospira: Leptospirosis; Weil's disease
  • Chlamydia: Genital and ocular infections; infertility; atypical pneumonia
  • Rickettsia, orientia, ehrlichia, anaplasma and coxiella: Typhus; spotted fevers; scrub typhus; ehrlichioses; Q fever
  • Mycoplasmas: Respiratory and genital tract infections
  • Adenoviruses: Respiratory disease; conjunctivitis; gut infections
  • Herpesviruses: Herpes simplex; varicella and zoster; infectious mononucleosis; B cell lymphomas; cytomegalovirus disease; exanthem subitum; Kaposi's sarcoma; herpes B
  • Poxviruses: Smallpox; molluscum contagiosum; parapoxvirus infections
  • Papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses: Warts: warts and cancers; polyomavirus associated nephropathy; progressive multifocal leuco-encephalopathy
  • Hepadnaviruses: Hepatitis B virus infection; hepatitis delta virus infection
  • Parvoviruses: B19 infection; erythema infectiosum
  • Picornaviruses: Meningitis; paralysis; rashes; intercostal myositis; myocarditis; infectious hepatitis; common cold
  • Orthomyxoviruses: Influenza
  • Paramyxoviruses: Respiratory infections; mumps; measles; Hendra/Nipah disease
  • Arboviruses: alphaviruses, flaviviruses and bunyaviruses: Encephalitis; yellow fever; dengue; haemorrhagic fever; miscellaneous tropical fevers; undifferentiated fever
  • Hepaciviruses and hepeviruses: Hepatitis C and E viruses; non-A, non-B hepatitis
  • Arenaviruses and filoviruses: Viral haemorrhagic fevers
  • Reoviruses: Gastroenteritis
  • Retroviruses: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome; HTLV-1
  • Caliciviruses and astroviruses: Diarrhoeal disease
  • Coronaviruses
  • Rhabdoviruses
  • Togaviruses: Rubella
  • Prion diseases (transmissible spongiform encephalopathies): Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome; fatal familial insomnia; iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; kuru; variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; bovine spongiform encephalopathy; scrapie-- Fungi: Superficial, subcutaneous and systemic mycoses
  • Protozoa: Malaria; toxoplasmosis; cryptosporidiosis; amoebiasis; trypanosomiasis; leishmaniasis; giardiasis; trichomoniasis
  • Helminths: Intestinal worm infections; filariasis; schistosomiasis; hydatid disease
  • Arthropods: Arthropod-borne diseases; ectoparasitic infections; allergy
  • Infective syndromes
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Strategy of antimicrobial chemotherapy
  • Epidemiology and control of community infections
  • Hospital infection
  • Immunization.
1 online resource (xvi, 778 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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