Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

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Published:
August 26, 2014
Editor(s):
Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams
Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition–Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health 
Published:
June 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Sunit K. Singh
Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology, 
Published:
April 30, 2014
Editor(s):
Peter D O Davies, Stephen B Gordon, Geraint Davies
Completely updated and revised, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB practitioner—whether in public health, laboratory science or clinical practice—with a synoptic and definitive account of the latest methods of diagnosis, treatment and control of this challenging and debilitating 
Published:
October 24, 2013
Author(s):
Ronald M. Atlas, James W. Snyder
The detection and/or isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms is critical for the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. With growth-dependant methods providing reliable means for identifying pathogens, traditional culturing continues to play an integral role in the detection 
Published:
September 25, 2013
Editor(s):
Wilhelm Tham, Marie Louise Danielsson-Tham
To stem the tide of food-borne illness, it is important to understand the source of the problem. This volume examines pathogenic bacteria, viruses, protozoan parasites, moulds, and mycotoxins in food. It also discusses food-associated antimicrobial resistance and lessons learned from an actual 
Published:
July 18, 2013
Editor(s):
Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek
Viral hemorrhagic fevers have captured the imagination of the public and made their way into popular books and movies by virtue of their extreme virulence and mysterious origins. Since 2001, concerns have grown about the potential use of many hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. This 
Published:
February 22, 2013
Editor(s):
Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek
Two-Volume Set: Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses covers recent developments in the area of 
Published:
February 20, 2013
Editor(s):
Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek
Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: RNA Viruses and Retroviruses presents an up-to-date overview of the general principles of 
Published:
February 15, 2013
Editor(s):
Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek
Neurovirology is an interdisciplinary field representing a melding of virology, clinical neuroscience, molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic virology, molecular biology, and immunology. Neuroviral Infections: General Principles and DNA Viruses covers recent developments in the area of neuroviral 
Published:
October 14, 2012
Author(s):
Clay Cockerell, Antoanella Calame
Dermatologists are often the first medical professionals to see patients with HIV infection, as skin diseases are common in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. This book aims to help dermatologists recognize the cutaneous manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS, so that diagnosis can be made