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cover image - Mims' Medical Microbiology and Immunology,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780702071546
Publication Date: 04-11-2018
Page Count: 568
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $89.99

Mims' Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 6th Edition

by Richard Goering, BA MSc PhD, Hazel Dockrell, BA (Mod) PhD, Mark Zuckerman, BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MSc, FRCPath and Peter L. Chiodini, BSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FFTM, RCPS(Glas)

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ISBN: 9780702071546
Publication Date: 04-11-2018
Page Count: 568
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $89.99
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  • SECTION 1 THE ADVERSARIES – PATHOGENS

    1. Pathogens as parasites

    2. The bacteria

    3. The viruses

    4. The fungi

    5. The protozoa

    6. The helminths

    7. The arthropods

    8. Prions

    9. The host–parasite relationship

    SECTION 2 THE ADVERSARIES – HOST DEFENCES

    10.The innate defences of the body

    11. Adaptive immune responses bring specificity

    12. Cooperation leads to effective immune responses

    SECTION 3 THE CONFLICTS

    13. Background to the infectious diseases

    14. Entry, exit and transmission

    15. Immune defences in action

    16. Spread and replication

    17. Parasite survival strategies and persistent infections

    18. Pathological consequences of infection

    SECTION 4 CLINICAL MANIFESTATION AND DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIONS BY BODY SYSTEM

    The clinical manifestations of infection

    19. Upper respiratory tract infections

    20. Lower respiratory tract infections

    21. Urinary tract infections

    22. Sexually transmitted infections

    23. Gastrointestinal tract infections

    24. Obstetric and perinatal infections

    25. Central nervous system infections

    26. Infections of the eye

    27. Infections of the skin, soft tissue, muscle and associated systems

    28. Vector-borne infections

    29. Multisystem zoonoses

    30. Fever of unknown origin

    31. Infections in the compromised host

    SECTION 5 DIAGNOSIS AND CONTROL

    32. Diagnosis of infection and assessment of host defence mechanisms

    33. Epidemiology and control of infectious diseases

    34. Attacking the enemy: antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy

    35. Protecting the host: vaccination

    36. Active, passive and adoptive immunotherapy

    37. Infection control

  • Richard Goering, BA MSc PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska., Hazel Dockrell, BA (Mod) PhD, Professor of Immunology, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, Mark Zuckerman, BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MSc, FRCPath, Consultant Virologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, South London Specialist Virology Centre, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College London School of Medicine, London, UK and Peter L. Chiodini, BSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FFTM, RCPS(Glas), Consultant Parasitologist, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London; Honorary Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
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