Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology by Estee TorokOxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology by Estee Torok

Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

byEstee Torok, Ed Moran, Fiona Cooke

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Fully reviewed and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology maintains its position as the must-have guide to all aspects of infectious diseases and microbiology. Reflecting the current approach to joint postgraduate training programmes, thehandbook takes an integrated approach to both subjects. It covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, along with specific guidance on individual diseases and conditions, all in the accessible Oxford Handbook style. Now including new topics on important subjects such as microbiology specimen collection, commonly used media, molecular diagnostics, and antimicrobials in pregnancy, as well as incorporating new guidelines from WHO, NICE, and BASHH among others, this handbook ensures that the informaiton you need isaccessible, clear, and easy-to-understand.Practical and comprehensive, this handbook includes coverage of National Frameworks and current legislation, together with information on topical issues such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine. Fully reviewed by specialist senior readers, and with useful links to up-to-date clinicalinformation and online resources, this is an important addition to the Oxford Handbook Series.

About The Author

Estee Torok trained in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology in Oxford. Prior to this she was a Clinical Research Fellow based at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam. Her research interests are HIV, tuberculosis, central nervous system infections and the development of diagnostic tests for the developing worl...
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Title:Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and MicrobiologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:912 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0 inPublished:January 19, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019967132X

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Table of Contents

1: Antimicrobials1. Basic antimicrobials2. Antibiotics3. Antifungals4. Antivirals5. Antiparasitic therapy6. Infection control2: Systemic microbiology7. Bacteria8. Viruses9. Fungi10. Protozoa11. Helminths12. Ectoparasites3: Clinical syndromes13. Fever14. Respiratory, head, and neck infections15. Cardiovascular infections16. Gastrointestinal infections17. Urinary tract infections18. Sexually transmitted infections19. Neurological infections20. Ophthalmological infections21. Skin and soft tissue infections22. Bone and joint infections23. Pregnancy and childhood24. Immunodeficiency and HIV25. Health protection

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Review from previous edition: "The authors have achieved a Herculean task in including so much information in what is still a pocket-sized volume, albeit close to 900 pages, and in a format that is accessible and readable...In terms of value for money and information per cm3, this handbookcannot be beaten." --Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy August 2009