Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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  • Authors: James Cherry, Gail Demmler-Harrison, Sheldon Kaplan, William Steinbach, Peter Hotez
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323376921
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323392815

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Offering unparalleled coverage of infectious diseases in children and adolescents, Feigin & Cherry’s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 8th Edition, continues to provide the information you need on epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. This extensively revised edition by Drs. James Cherry, Gail J. Demmler-Harrison, Sheldon L. Kaplan, William J. Steinbach, and Peter J. Hotez, offers a brand-new full-color design, new color images, new guidelines, and new content, reflecting today’s more aggressive infectious and resistant strains as well as emerging and re-emerging diseases

Key Features

  • Discusses infectious diseases according to organ system, as well as individually by microorganisms, placing emphasis on the clinical manifestations that may be related to the organism causing the disease.
  • Provides detailed information regarding the best means to establish a diagnosis, explicit recommendations for therapy, and the most appropriate uses of diagnostic imaging.

Table of Contents

  • Feigin and Cherry’s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 8th edition



    Part 1 - Host-Parasite Relationships and the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases

    1. Molecular Determinants of Microbial Pathogenesis

    2. Normal and Impaired Immunologic Responses to Infection

    3. The Host Response to Infections: The Omics Revolution

    4. Fever: Pathogenesis and Treatment

    5. The Human Microbiome

    6. Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Infectious Diseases

     Part 2 - Infection of Specific Organ Systems

    Section 1 - Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

    7. The Common Cold

    8. Infections of the Oral Cavity

    9. Pharyngitis (Pharyngitis, Tonsillitis, Tonsillopharyngitis, and Nasopharyngitis)

    10. Uvulitis

    11. Peritonsillar, Retropharyngeal, and Parapharyngeal Abscesses

    12. Cervical Lymphadenitis

    13. Parotitis  

    14. Rhinosinusitis  

    15. Otitis Externa

     16. Otitis Media

    17. Mastoiditis

    18. Croup (Laryngitis, Laryngotracheitis, Spasmodic Croup, Laryngotracheobronchitis, Bacterial Tracheitis, and Laryngotracheobronchopneumonitis) and Epiglottitis (Supraglottitis)

     Section 2 - Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

    19. Acute Bronchitis

    20. Chronic Bronchitis

    21. Bronchiolitis and Infectious Asthma

    22. Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia

    23. Empyema and Lung Absess

    24. Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

     25. Cystic Fibrosis

    Section 3 - Infections of the Heart

    26. Infective Endocarditis

    27. Infectious Pericarditis

    28. Myocarditis

    29. Acute Rheumatic Fever

    30. Mediastinitis  

    Section 4 - Central Nervous System Infections

    31. Bacterial Meningitis Beyond the Neonatal Period

     32. Parameningeal Infections.

    33. Fungal Meningitis

    34. Eosinophilic Meningitis

    35. Aseptic Meningitis and Viral Meningitis

     36. Encephalitis and Meningoencephalitis

    37. Parainfectious and Postinfectious Disorders of the Nervous System

    37a. Parainfectious and Postinfectious Demyelinating Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    37b. Infection-Associated Myelitis and Myelopathies of the Spinal Cord

    37c. Guillain-Barreì Syndrome

    Section 5 - Genitourinary Tract Infections

    38. Urethritis

    39. Cystitis and Pyelonephritis

    40. Renal Abscess

    41. Prostatitis

    42. Genital Infections

    Section 6 - Gastrointestinal Tract Infections

    43. Esophagitis

     44. Approach to Patients with Gastrointestinal Tract Infections and Food Poisoning

    45. Clostridium Difficile Infection


    46. Whipple Disease

    Section 7 - Liver Diseases

    47. Hepatitis  

    48. Cholangitis and Cholecystitis

    49. Pyogenic Liver Abscess

     50. Reye Syndrome

      Section 8 - Other Intra-Abdominal Infections

    51. Appendicitis and Pelvic Abscess

    52. Pancreatitis

    53. Peritonitis and Intra-Abdominal Abscess

    54. Retroperitoneal Infections

    Section 9 - Musculoskeletal Infections

    55. Osteomyelitis

    56. Septic Arthritis

    57. Bacterial Myositis and Pyomyositis

      Section 10 - Skin Infections

    58. Cutaneous Manifestatiions of Systemic Infections

    59. Roseola Infantum (Exanthem Subitum)

      60. Skin Infections

      60a. Bacterial Skin Infections

      60b. Viral and Fungal Skin Infections

      Section 11 - Ocular Infectious Diseases

    61. Ocular Infections

      Section 12 - Systemic Infectious Diseases

    62. Bacteremia and Septic Shock

    63. Fever Without Source and Fever of Unknown Origin

    64. Toxic Shock Syndrome

    65. Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

     Section 13 - Infections of the Fetus and Newborn

    66. Approach to Infections in the Fetus and Newborn

      Section 14 - Infections of the Compromised Host

    67. Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

    68. The Febrile Neutropenic Patient

    69. Opportunistic Infections in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

     70. Infections in Pediatric Heart Transplantation

    71. Infections in Pediatric Lung Transplantation  

    72. Opportunistic Infections in Liver and Intestinal Transplantation

     73. Opportunistic Infections in Kidney Transplantation  

    74. Infections Related to Prosthetic or Artificial Devices

    75. Infections Related to Craniofacial Surgical Procedures

    76. Infections in Burn Patients

     Section 15 - Unclassified Infectious Diseases

    77. Kawasaki Disease

    78. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Part 3 - Infections with Specific Microorganisms

    Section 16 - Bacterial Infections

    79. Nomenclature for Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria

    Subsection 1 - Gram-Positive Cocci

    80. Staphylococcus aureus Infections (Coagulase-Positive Staphylococci)

    81. Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Infections

    82. Group A, Group C, and Group G Beta Hemolytic Streptococcal Infections

    83. Group B Streptococcal Infections

    84. Enterococcal and Viridans Streptococcal Infections

    85. Pneumococcal Infections

    86. Miscellaneous Gram-Positive Cocci

     Subsection 2 - Gram-Negative Cocci

    87. Moraxella catarrhalis

    88. Meningococcal Disease

     89. Gonococcal Infections

    Subsection 3 - Gram-Positive Bacilli

    90. Diphtheria

    91. Anthrax

     92. Bacillus Cereus and Other Bacillus Species

    93. Arcanobacterium haemolyticum

    94. Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae

    95. Listeriosis

    96. Tuberculosis

    97. Other Mycobacteria  

    98. Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer: The Major Cutaneous Mycobacterioses

    99. Nocardia

    100. Corynebacterium and Rhodococcus

     Subsection 4 - Gram-Negative Bacilli

    101. Citrobacter

    102. Enterobacter

     103. Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli

    104. Diarrhea-Causing and Dysentery-Causing Escherichia coli

    105. Klebsiella

    106. Morganella morganii

     107. Proteus

     108. Providencia

    109. Shigella

    110. Serratia

    111. Salmonella

    112. Plague (Yersinia pestis)

    113. Other Yersinia Species.

    114. Miscellaneous Enterobacteriaceae

    115. Aeromonas

    116. Pasteurella multocida

    117. Cholera

    118. Vibrio parahaemolyticus

    119. Vibrio vulnificus

    120. Miscellaneous Non-Enterobacteriaceae Fermentative Bacilli

    121. Acinetobacter

     122. Achromobacter (Alcaligenes)

    123. Eikenella corrodens

    124. Elizabethkingia and Chryseobacterium Species

      125. Pseudomonas and Related Genera

      126. Stenotrophomonas (Xanthomonas) maltophilia

    Subsection 5 - Gram-Negative Coccobacilli

    127. Aggregatibacter species

    128. Brucellosis

    129. Pertussis and Other Bordetella Infections

      130. Klebsiella granulomatis

    131. Campylobacter jejuni

    132. Tularemia

    133. Haemophilus influenzae

    134. Other Haemophilus Species (Ducreyi, Haemolyticus, Influenzae Biogroup Aegyptius, Parahaemolyticus, and Parainfluenzae) and Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) aphrophilus

    135. Helicobacter pylori

    136. Kingella kingae


    137. Legionnaires’ Disease, Pontiac Fever, and Related Illnesses

    138. Streptobacillus moniliformis (Rat-Bite Fever)

    139. Bartonella Infections

    Subsection 6 - Treponemataceae

    140. Lyme Disease

     141. Relapsing Fever

    142. Leptospirosis

    143. Spirillum minus (Rat-Bite Fever)

    144. Syphilis

    145. Nonvenereal Treponematoses

    Subsection 7 - Anaerobic Bacteria

    146. Clostridial Intoxication and Infection

      147. Infant Botulism

    148. Tetanus

     149. Actinomycosis

    150. Bacteroides, Fusobacterium, Prevotella, and Porphyromonas

    Section 17 - Viral Infections

    151. Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses

    Subsection 1 (DNA) - Parvoviridae

    152. Human Parvovirus B19

    153. Human Bocaviruses

    Subsection 2 (DNA) - Polyomaviridae

    154. Human Polyomaviruses

    155. Human Papillomaviruses

      Subsection 3 (DNA) - Adenoviridae

    156. Adenoviruses

    Subsection 4 (DNA) - Hepatoviridae

    157. Hepatitis B and D Viruses

    Subsection 5 (DNA) - Herpesviridae

    158. Herpes Simplex Viruses 1 and 2

    159. Cytomegalovirus

    160. Epstein-Barr Virus

    161. Human Herpesviruses 6A, 6B, 7, and 8

    162. Varicella-Zoster Virus

    Subsection 6 (DNA) - Poxviridae

    163. Smallpox (Variola Virus)

    164. Monkeypox and Other Poxviruses

      165. Mimiviruses

    Subsection 1 (RNA) - Picornaviridae

    166. Enteroviruses, Parechoviruses, and Saffold Viruses

    167. Rhinoviruses

    168. Hepatitis A Virus

    Subsection 2 (RNA) - Caliciviridae

    169. Calicivirus (Norovirus, Sapovirus, Vesivirus, Lagovirus, Nebovirus)

      170. Hepatitis E Virus

    Subsection 3 (RNA) - Reoviridae

    171. Reoviruses

    172. Orbiviruses, Coltiviruses, and Seadornaviruses

    173. Rotavirus

      Subsection 4 (RNA) - Togaviridae

    174. Rubella Virus

      175. Alphaviruses

    175a. Eastern Equine Encephalitis

      175b. Western Equine Encephalitis

    175c. Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis

    175d. Chikungunya

    175e. Ross River Virus Arthritis

      175f. Other Alphaviral Infections

    Subsection 5 - Flaviviridae

    176. Flaviviruses


    176a. St. Louis Encephalitis

    176b. West Nile Virus

    176c. Yellow Fever

    176d. Dengue, Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, and Severe Dengue

      176e. Japanese Encephalitis

    176f. Murray Valley Encephalitis

    176g. Tick-Borne Encephalitis

    176h. Zika Virus Infections

      176i. Other Flaviral Infections  

    177. Hepatitis C Virus

      Subsection 6 - Orthomyxoviridae

    178. Influenza Viruses

    Subsection 7 - Paramyxoviridae

    179. Parainfluenza Viruses

    180. Measles Virus

    181. Mumps Virus

    182. Respiratory Syncytial Virus

    183. Human Metapneumovirus

      Subsection 8 - Rhabdoviridae

    184. Rabies Virus

    Subsection 9 - Arenaviridae and Filoviridae

    185. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus

    186. Arenaviral Hemorrhagic Fevers  

    187. Filoviral Hemorrhagic Fever: Marburg and Ebola Virus Fevers

    Subsection 10 - Coronaviridae and Toroviridae

    188. Human Coronaviruses, Including Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

    Subsection 11 - Bunyaviridae

    189. Hantaviruses.

    190. La Crosse Encephalitis and Other California Serogroup Viruses

    191. Other Bunyaviridae  

    191a. Rift Valley Fever

    191b. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

    191c. Phlebotomus Fever (Sandfly Fever)

    191d. Oropouche Fever 

    191e. Toscana Virus 

    Subsection 12 - Retroviridae

    192. Human Retroviruses  

    192a. Oncoviruses (Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Viruses) and Lentiviruses (Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2)

    192b. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Subsection 13 - Prion-Related Diseases

    193. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker Disease, Kuru, Fatal Familial Insomnia, New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Sporadic Fatal Insomnia)

    Section 18 - Chlamydia

    194. Chlamydia Infections

    Section 19 - Rickettsial Diseases

    195. Rickettsial and Ehrlichial Diseases  .

    Section 20 - Mycoplasma

    196. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma Infections

    Section 21 - Fungal Diseases

    197. Classification of Fungi

     198. Aspergillosis

      199. Blastomycosis

    200. Candidiasis

    201. Coccidioidomycosis

    202. Paracoccidioidomycosis

    203. Cryptococcosis

    204. Histoplasmosis

    205. Sporotrichosis

    206. Mucormycosis and Entomopthoramycosis

    207. Fusariosis and Scedosporiosis

    208. Miscellaneous Mycoses

    Section 22 - Parasitic Diseases

    209. Classification and Nomenclature of Human Parasites

    Subsection 1 - Protozoa

    210. Amebiasis  

    211. Blastocystis hominis and Blastocystis spp. Infection

    212. Entamoeba coli Infection

    213. Giardiasis

    214. Dientamoeba fragilis Infections

    215. Trichomonas Infections

    216. Balantidium coli Infection  

    217. Cryptosporidiosis

    218. Cyclosporiasis, Cystoisosporiasis, and Microsporidiosis

     219. Babesiosis

      220. Malaria

     221. Leishmaniasis

     222. Trypanosomiasis

    223. Naegleria, Acanthamoeba, and Balamuthia Infections  

    224. Toxoplasmosis


    225. Pneumocystis Pneumonia

     Subsection 2 - Nematodes

    226. Parasitic Nematode Infections  

    Subsection 3 - Cestodes

    227. Cestodes

    Subsection 4 - Trematodes

    228. Foodborne Trematodes

    229. Schistosomiasis

    Subsection 5 - Arthropods

    230. Arthropods

      Section 23 - Global Health

    231. Global Health

    232. International Travel Issues for Children

     233. Infectious Disease Considerations in International Adoptees and Refugees

      Part 4 - Therapeutics

    234. Antibiotic Resistance

    235. The Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Interface: Determinants of Anti-Infective Drug Action and Efficacy in Pediatrics

    236. Antibacterial Therapeutic Agents

     237. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

    238. Outpatient Intravenous Antimicrobial Therapy for Serious Infections

    239. Antiviral Agents

    240. Antifungal Agents

    241. Drugs for Parasitic Infections

    242. Immunomodulating Agents

    243. Probiotics


    Part 5 - Prevention of Infectious Diseases

    244. Health Care–Associated Infections

    245. Active Immunizing Agents

    246. Passive Immunization

    Section 24 - Other Preventative Considerations

    247. Public Health Aspects of Infectious Disease Control

    248. Infections in Out-of-Home Child Care

    249. Animal and Human Bites

    250. Bioterrorism  

    Part 6 - Approach to the Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

    251. Bacterial Laboratory Diagnosis

    252. Fungal Laboratory Analysis: Specimen Collection, Direct Detection, and Culture

    253. Viral Laboratory Diagnosis

    254. Parasitic Laboratory Diagnosis


Product details

  • No. of pages: 3152
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: December 29, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323376921
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323392815

About the Authors

James Cherry

James D. Cherry, MD, MSc is a Distinguished Research Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Cherry established one of the first formal pediatric infectious disease fellowship programs in the world in 1963 at the University of Wisconsin. In 1973 Dr. Cherry started the first pediatric infectious training program at UCLA. During his 43 years tenure at UCLA, numerous trainees have gone on to be leaders in pediatric infectious diseases in the US and around the world. Dr. Cherry has won many awards during his career.

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Attending Physician, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Gail Demmler-Harrison

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine; Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases Service, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Sheldon Kaplan

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice-Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Head, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief, Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

William Steinbach

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Peter Hotez

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor, Pediatrics and Molecular & Virology and Microbiology, Head, Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics, Director, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, President, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Houston, Texas, USA

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