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Nail Disorders: A Comprehensive Approach

1st Edition

Archana Singal, Shekhar Neema, Piyush Kumar
April 12, 2019

Nail disorders are a specialized group of disorders which are often neglected during post graduate teaching. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review covering the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nail disorders. It discusses the basics of nail unit, common conditions like infections,...

Pocket Guide to Bacterial Infections

1st Edition

K Balamurugan, Prithika Udayakumar
February 13, 2019

Pocket Guide to Bacterial Infections provides information pertinent to the behaviour of bacterial cells during their interactions with different cell types of multiple host systems. This book will present the role of various bacterial pathogens affecting the host system. The book is to be organized...

Microbial Infections and Cancer Therapy

1st Edition

Ananda M. Chakrabarty, Arsénio M. Fialho
February 13, 2019

This book deals with the emerging concept that certain pathogenic bacteria and viruses, when infecting people with cancer, actively fight tumors, allowing their regression. Although such observations go back more than 100 years, use of specific bacterial strains, or viruses, usually genetically...

Antifungal Therapy, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mahmoud A. Ghannoum, John R. Perfect
February 04, 2019

This new edition of Antifungal Therapy aims at providing concise, practical, need-to-know information for busy physicians dealing with fungal infections, such as infectious disease physicians, transplant surgeons, dermatologists, and intensivists, as well as basic scientists and pharmaceutical...

Handbook of Foodborne Diseases

1st Edition

Dongyou Liu
October 23, 2018

Clearly linked to consumption of foods, beverages, and drinking water that contain pathogenic microbes, toxins, or other toxic agents, foodborne diseases have undergone a remarkable change of fortune in recent decades, from once rare and insignificant malaises to headline-grabbing and deadly...

Clinical Haematology: Illustrated Clinical Cases

2nd Edition

Atul Bhanu Mehta, Keith Gomez
February 15, 2018

This fully illustrated text is an essential guide for trainees in Haematology and Medicine studying for higher examinations, as well as for professionals wishing to expand their knowledge or revalidate. The book contains over 100 illustrated cases covering the whole field of malignant and...

Bench to Bedside: Diagnostic Microbiology for the Clinicians

1st Edition

Nancy Khardori
January 31, 2018

This reference text is a must have for any current or future clinicians or students of microbiology. It is concisely organized to provide vital information on many of the microbes one will regularly encounter and the most efficacious ways of addressing associated infections. Discussion of...

Kucers' The Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs, Seventh Edition - Three Volume Set

7th Edition

M. Lindsay Grayson, Sara E. Cosgrove, Suzanne Crowe, William Hope, James S. McCarthy, John Mills, Johan W. Mouton, David L. Paterson
October 02, 2017

Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics is the definitive, internationally-authored reference, providing everything that the infectious diseases specialist and prescriber needs to know about antimicrobials in this vast and rapidly developing field. The much-expanded Seventh Edition comprises...

Malaria (1989): Host Responses to Infection

1st Edition

Mary M. Stevenson
September 28, 2017

The purpose of this book is to analyze and determine how a host responds to a blood stage malaria infection. It focuses on strategies for anti-malarial vaccination, genetic control of host resistance to malaria, and the contribution of the host genetic background to resistance or susceptibility to...

Lipids of Pathogenic Fungi (1996)

1st Edition

Rajendra Prasad, Mahmoud A. Ghannoum
September 20, 2017

Increases in various fungal infections due to Candida, Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Histoplasma spp., and Dermatophytes have attracted interest in the biochemistry of the fungal pathogens responsible. This book discusses the importance of lipids in pathogenic fungi and how they are involved in...

Applied Biomedical Microbiology: A Biofilms Approach

1st Edition

Daryl S. Paulson
September 12, 2017

From the slippery covering on rocks in a stream, to the clogging slime in a bathtub drain, biofilms are present in everyday life in a variety of forms. This seemingly harmless build-up also accounts for 80 percent of all microbial infections. With chapters authored by experienced contributors from...

Herpes Simplex Viruses

1st Edition

Marie Studahl, Paola Cinque, Tomas Bergstrom
August 29, 2017

Studying the epidemiology, identification, pathogenesis and clinical features of diseases associated with herpes simplex viruses, this important reference evaluates the latest treatment regimens, mechanisms of immune response and evasion, and research related to vaccines for the prevention and...

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