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Pneumocystis Pneumonia

3rd Edition

Edited by Peter Walzer, Melanie T. Cushion

CRC Press

760 pages

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Continuing to serve as the definitive source on the subject, Pneumocystis Pneumonia offers a detailed update on the biology, pathogenesis, genetics, and immunology of Pneumocystis. This reference offers invaluable research and previously unpublished findings, and provides in-depth reviews on the development of new drugs, insights into host-pathogen interactions, emerging diagnostic techniques, global perspectives of the infection, future directions in the field, and more. This volume also provides a discussion of the genetic diversity of the disease in the context of nomenclature and recognition of species and molecular typing as well as description of the ongoing genome project.

Reviews

"…a comprehensive and invaluable resource for information on the scientific aspects of the study of these remarkable fungi, as well as the clinical issues relevant to Pneumocystis infection. The editors are to be congratulated for assembling the expert team that has produced this solid body of information."

-Clinical Infectious Diseases

"…the most comprehensive source of data in the fast evolving field of P carinii infection….it is the reference book on pneumocystis."

The Journal of Clinical Pathology

"…a highly recommended treatise for all medical libraries."

AIDS Book Review Journal

"…the most comprehensive source of data in the fast evolving field of P carinii infection….it is the reference book on pneumocystis."

The Journal of Clinical Pathology

"…a highly recommended treatise for all medical libraries."

AIDS Book Review Journal

About the Series

Lung Biology in Health and Disease

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine