1st Edition

Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases
Viral, Fungal and Parasitic Agents

ISBN 9781842142400
Published January 17, 2006 by CRC Press
256 Pages 240 B/W Illustrations

USD $220.00

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Book Description

An Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases, Volume Two: Viral, Fungal, and Parasitic Agents is the second of a series and partner to Volume One, which deals with Microbiological and Clinical Attributes. Filled with highly instructional visual images, this atlas covers typical and atypical presentations of viral, fungal and parasitic agents and offers insightful comments aiding their identification and clinical significance. Drawing on the expertise of a distinguished clinical microbiologist, it presents more than 240 colored photomicrographs derived from an extensive personal collection of slides depicting the salient and unusual presentations of microorganisms.

Table of Contents

Viruses.  Herpesviruses.  Parasites.  Leishmania, Trypanosoma and Toxoplasma.  Pneumocystis.  Plasmodium.  Babesia.  Intestinal Protozoa: Amoeba.  Flagellates.  Trichmonas and Ciliates.  Free-Living Amoeboebae.  Microsporidia and Coccidia.  Helminths.  Nematodes.  Hookworms.  Filarial Nematodes.  Cestodes.  Trematodes.  Mycology. Yeasts.  Dermatophytes.  Opportunistic Filamentous Fungi.  Dimorphic Fungi.  Miscellaneous Fungi and Algae

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