Challenging Concepts in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology

Paperback | July 4, 2014

EditorAmber Arnold, George Griffin

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Challenging Concepts in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology details over 30 challenging cases from a wide area of infectious diseases, medical microbiology and virology and includes topics ranging from typhoid fever to secondary syphilis.This case-based learning book ideal for trainees and speciality registrars. Each case is supported by the commentary of a renowned expert in the field, allowing readers to improve their own management of these patients. As the reader works through each case there are "Clinical Tips", "Learning Points" and "Evidence Base" boxes to enhance the learning process along with the "Expert Commentary", providing an inside track on how the experts approach challenging cases ranging from secondary syphilis to typhoid feverand vial haemorrhagic fever.

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Challenging Concepts in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology details over 30 challenging cases from a wide area of infectious diseases, medical microbiology and virology and includes topics ranging from typhoid fever to secondary syphilis.This case-based learning book ideal for trainees and speciality registrars. Each case is ...

Amber Arnold is Specialty Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at St George's Hospital, London, UK. George Griffin is Consultant in Infectious Diseases at St George's Hospital, London, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:July 4, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199665753

ISBN - 13:9780199665754

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Table of Contents

1. Neill Storrar and Chantal Bleeker-Rovers: Pyrexia of unknown origin: the use of PET and PET-CT2. Victoria Sing-Curry, Amber Arnold and Sue O'Connell: Neurological Complications of Lyme Borreliosis (LB)3. Nick Easom, Amber Arnold and David Moore: Leptospirosis and its Complications4. Angela Houston and Patrick French: Secondary Syphilis5. Michael Rayment and Mark Bower: HIV-Associated Multicentric Castleman's Disease6. Aseel Hegazi and Phillip Hay: HIV: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission7. Daniel Bradshaw, Amber Arnold and Andrew Carr: HIV: Antiretroviral Treatment and Emergence of Resistance8. Ellen Dwyer, Amber Arnold and Derek Macallan: HIV: opportunistic infections and immune reconstitution syndrome9. Angela Loyse and Tom Harrison: HIV: Cryptococcal Meningitis and Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment10. Luke Moore and Silke Schelenz: Candida Infection in the Intensive Care Unit11. Jonathon Lambourne and Caroline Hemsley: Disseminated Aspergillosis after Bone Marrow Transplantation12. Gyatri Chakrabati and Daniel Forton: Hepatitis B Reactivation in the Immunosuppressed13. Thomas Doyle and Daniel Webster: Developments in the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection14. Jonathon Lambourne and Tim Brooks: Management of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the UK15. Marcus Eder, Amber Arnold and Elinor Moore: Tropical Liver Abscess: Diagnosis and Management16. Marcus Eder, Amber Arnold and Elinor Moore: Severe Falciparum Malaria: Treatment Options in the UK17. Emily Wise and Tom Doherty: Imported Plasmodium Vivax18. Nick Feasey and Chris Parry: Typhoid Fever: Antibiotic Treatment Choices19. Catherine Roberts and William Newsholme: Hospital Acquired Legionella Pneumonia20. Jasmine Islam and Martin Llwellyn: Severe Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI)21. Kate El Bouzidi and Mathew Laundy: Staphylococcal Prosthetic Joint Infection22. James Price and Martin Llwellyn: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Bacteraemia23. Sathyavani Subbarao and Claire Thomas: Pneumococcal Meningitis: Antibiotic Options for Resistant Organisms24. Julia Howard and Sorrush Soleimanian: Urinary Sepsis: Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)25. Amber Arnold, Jayne Ellis and Robert Hill: Disseminated Nocardiosis26. Rishi Dhillon, Amber Arnold and Hugo Donaldson: Urinary Sepsis: Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing (ESBL) E. coli27. James Hatcher and Michael Loebinger: Multi-Drug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infection in Cystic Fibrosis28. Maryam Mirfenderesky and David E. Griffith: The Treatment of Mycobacterium Abscessus Lung Disease29. Caoimhe Gogarty and Mike Brown: Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis30. Naghum Dawood and Catherine Cosgrove: Diagnostic and Management Issues in Tuberculous Meningitis31. Georgina Russell, Sally O'Connor and Felix Chua: Treated Pulmonary Tuberculous Complicated by Sarcoidosis