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Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

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ISBN-10: 0683076051

ISBN-13: 9780683076059

Edition: 3rd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Moselio Schaechter

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List price: $49.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 896
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Principles
Establishment of Infectious Diseasesp. 3
Normal Microbial Florap. 11
Biology of Infectious Agentsp. 18
Genetics of Bacterial Pathogenesisp. 39
Biological Basis for Antibacterial Actionp. 52
Constitutive Defenses of the Bodyp. 62
Induced Defenses of the Bodyp. 78
The Parasite's Way of Lifep. 106
Damage by Microbial Agentsp. 115
Infectious Agents
Bacteria
Introduction to the Pathogenic Bacteriap. 129
Staphylococci: Abscesses and Other Diseasesp. 135
Streptococcip. 143
Pneumococcus and Bacterial Pneumoniap. 153
Neisseriae: Gonococcus and Meningococcusp. 161
Bacteroides and Abscessesp. 170
Enteric Bacteria: "Secretory" (Watery) Diarrheap. 176
Invasive and Tissue-damaging Enteric Bacterial Pathogens: Bloody Diarrhea and Dysenteryp. 185
Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Ubiquitous Pathogenp. 199
Bordetella pertussis and Whooping Coughp. 205
Clostridiap. 212
Legionella: Parasite of Cellsp. 217
Helicobacter pylori: Pathogenesis of a "Slow" Bacterial Infectionp. 224
Mycobacteria: Tuberculosis and Leprosyp. 230
Syphilis: A Disease with a Historyp. 243
Lyme Diseasep. 251
Cat Scratch Disease, Bacillary Angiomatosis, and Other Bartonellosesp. 257
Chlamydiae: Genital, Ocular, and Respiratory Pathogensp. 261
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Rickettsiosesp. 268
Mycoplasma: Curiosity and Pathogenp. 275
Strategies to Combat Bacterial Infectionsp. 279
Review of the Main Pathogenic Bacteriap. 286
Viruses
Biology of Virusesp. 289
Picornaviruses: Polio Virus, Other Enteroviruses, and the Rhinovirusesp. 305
Arthropod-borne Virusesp. 315
Paramyxoviruses: Measles, Mumps, Slow Viruses, and the Respiratory Syncytial Virusp. 321
Rabiesp. 330
Influenza and Its Virusp. 336
Rotaviruses and Other Viral Agents of Gastroenteritisp. 345
The Human Retroviruses: AIDS and Other Diseasesp. 350
Adenovirusesp. 364
Wartsp. 373
Herpes Simplex Virus and Its Relativesp. 380
Viral Hepatitisp. 391
Strategies to Combat Viral Infectionsp. 403
Vaccines and Antisera in the Prevention and Treatment of Infectionp. 412
Review of the Main Pathogenic Virusesp. 418
Fungi
Introduction to the Fungi and the Mycosesp. 419
Systemic Mycoses Caused by Primary Pathogensp. 426
Systemic Mycoses Caused by Opportunistic Fungip. 431
Subcutaneous, Cutaneous, and Superficial Mycosesp. 435
Review of the Medically Important Fungip. 439
Animal Parasites
Introduction to Parasitologyp. 440
Blood and Tissue Protozoap. 448
Intestinal and Vaginal Protozoap. 463
Intestinal Helminthsp. 471
Tissue and Blood Helminthsp. 480
Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseasesp. 491
Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases
Diagnostic Principlesp. 503
Principles of Epidemiologyp. 513
Digestive Systemp. 519
Central Nervous Systemp. 535
Respiratory Systemp. 549
Urinary Tractp. 564
Skin and Soft Tissuep. 573
Bone, Joints, and Infections of Musclesp. 582
Sepsisp. 589
Intravascular Infectionp. 596
Head and Neck Infectionsp. 604
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 611
Infections of the Compromised Patientp. 621
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromep. 626
Congenital and Neonatal Infectionsp. 636
Zoonosesp. 643
Fever: A Clinical Sign of Infectionp. 651
Nosocomial and Latrogenic Infectionsp. 656
Food-borne Diseasesp. 661
Indexp. 693
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