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Cutaneous Infection and Therapy

1st Edition

Edited by Raza Aly

CRC Press

512 pages

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Hardback: 9780824798260
pub: 1997-03-12
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This unique reference provides concise, single-source coverage of the clinical, research, and therapeutic aspects of dermatological problems associated with bacteria, fungi, and viruses.

Introduces many novel antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral agents!

Highlighting the molecular biology as well as risk - benefit ratios of new diagnostic

Table of Contents

Bacterial Infections

Factors Modulating Cutaneous Flora, Raza Aly and Howard I. Maibach

The Changing Spectrum of Streptococcal and Staphylococcal Infections, David S. Feingold

Treatment of Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus Aureus, James E. Rasmussen

Skin Infections with Gram-Negative Bacilli, William Charles Noble

Recent Advances in Lyme Disease, Russell C. Johnson

Antimicrobial Soaps: Their Role in Personal Hygiene, Bruce H. Keswick, Cynthia A. Berge, Robert G. Bartolo, and Deborah D. Watson

Do Antiseptic Agents Reduce Surgical Wound Infections? Preoperative Bathing, Operative Site Preparation, and Surgical Hand Scrub, Edna K. Kretzer and Elain L. Larson

Prevalence of Wound Infection Under Occlusive Dressings, Jerry J. Hutchinson

Handwashing: A Ritual Revisited, Jacalyn L. Bryan, Jackie Cohran, and Elaine L. Larson

Fungal Infections

Pathogenesis of Dermatophytosis, Azer Rashid and M. D. Richardson

Tinea Pedis: Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Pathophysiology, and Therapy, Raza Aly

Diagnosis and New Treatment in the Management of Onychomycosis, Robert L. Baran and Raza Aly

Pharmacokinetics in Onychomycosis, Piet De Doncker

Tinea Capitis, Ilona J. Frieden

The Risk/Benefit Ratio of Modern Antifungal Pharmacological Agents, David T. Roberts

Dermatophytes and Nondermatophytes: Their Role in Cutaneous Mycoses, Dennis E. Babel

Superficial and Cutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis in Immunocompetent Patients, Michael R. McGinnis

Pityriasis Versicolor: Current Treatments, Jan Faergemann

Lessons from the AIDS Epidemic, Marcus A. Conant

Oropharyngeal Candidiasis in HIV Infection, Deborah Greenspan

The Clinical Impact of Antifungal Drug Resistance in Patients with AIDS, John R. Graybill

Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Candidiasis in Children, Thomas J. Walsh

Viral Infections

Antiviral Drug Development for Herpesvirus Infections: History, Status, and Fu

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Dermatology