Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases Online

6th Edition

PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Reference

Authors:

  • Gerald Mandell
  • John Bennett
  • Raphael Dolin
  • Table of Contents

    VOLUME 1  

    Part I. Basic Principles in the Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases
    SECTION A. MICROBIAL VIRULENCE FACTORS
    1. A Molecular Perspective of Microbial Pathogenicity
    2. Microbial Adherence
    3. Toxins
    SECTION B. HOST DEFENSE MECHANISMS
    4. Innate (General or Nonspecific) Host Defense Mechanisms
    5. Human Genetics and Infection
    6. Antibodies
    7. Complement
    8. Granulocytic Phagocytes
    9. Cell-Mediated Defense against Infection
    10. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection
    11. Evaluation of the Patient with Suspected Immunodeficiency
    SECTION C. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
    12. Epidemiologic Principles
    13. Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Threats
    14. Hospital Preparedness for Emerging and Highly Contagious Infections Diseases: Getting Ready for SARS or Whatever Comes Next
    SECTION D.
    15. The Clinician and the Microbiology Laboratory
    SECTION E. ANTI-INFECTIVE THERAPY
    16. Principles of Anti-infective Therapy
    17. Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
    18. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Anti-infective Agents
    19. Penicillins
    20. Cephalosporins
    21. Other b-Lactam Antibiotics
    22. b-Lactam Allergy
    23. Fusidic Acid
    24. Aminoglycosides
    25. Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol
    26. Rifamycins
    27. Metronidazole
    28. Macrolides, Clindamycin, and Ketolides
    29. Glycopeptides (Vancomycin and Teicoplanin), Streptogramins (Quinupristin-Dalfopristin), and Lipopeptides (Daptomycin)
    30. Polymyxins (Polymixin B and Colistin)
    31. Oxazolidinones
    32. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim
    33. Quinolones
    34. Urinary Tract Agents: Nitrofurantoin and Methenamine
    35. Topical Antibacterials
    36. Antimycobacterial Agents
    37. Systemic Antifungal Agents
    38. Antiviral Drugs (Other Than Antiretrovirals)
    39. Immunomodulators
    40. Hyperba

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780443066726
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437709537

    About the authors

    Gerald Mandell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Owen R. Cheatham Professor of the Sciences Emeritus, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA

    John Bennett

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine; Director, Infectious Diseases Training Program, NIH Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education, Bethesda, Maryland

    Raphael Dolin

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Maxwell Finland Professor of Medicine (Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts