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Fungal Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient

John R. Wingard Elias Anaissie



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CRC Press Inc
05 August 2005
Unlike any other source on the subject, this reference provides an up-to-date account of fungal syndromes in immunocompromised patients and provides expert descriptions of their clinical manifestations and settings in which they cause illness-covering the pros and cons of current and emerging diagnostic measures, techniques to incorporate new diagnostic tools and treatments into established clinical practices, and the most recent therapeutic strategies in patient care.
Edited by:   John R. Wingard, Elias Anaissie
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 38mm
Weight:   1.383kg
ISBN:   9780824754280
ISBN 10:   082475428X
Pages:   700
Publication Date:   05 August 2005
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Host Defenses. Host Defenses against Fungal Pathogens. Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Diagnostic and Management Considerations in Key At Risk Patient Populations. Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Blood and Marrow Transplant Recipients. Oncology Patients. HIV Patients. Critical Care Patients. Pediatric Patients. Clinical Presentations of Invasive Fungal Infecgtions. Clinical Manifestations of Fungal Infections. Clinical Syndromes of Major Fungal Pathogens. Invasive Candida Infections. Invasive Aspergillus Infections. Endemic Mycoses. Emerging Pathogens. Diagnostic Methodology. Cultural and Histologic Methods. Nonivasive Diagnostic serologic and PCR Methods. Radiological Procedures. Antifungal Agents. Polyenes. Azoles. Echinocandins. Other Classes of Antifungal Agents. Drug Interactions and Specific Toxicities. Adjunctive Treatment Approaches. Treatment Strategies. Prophylaxis. Empirical Therapy of Suspected Infections. Treatment of Established Infections

John R. Wingard, Elias J. Anaissie

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