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Fungal Infections in Immunocompromised Patient
edited by John R. Wingard

Fungal Infections in Immunocompromised Patient provides an up-to-date account of fungal syndromes in immunocompromised patients and provides expert descriptions of their clinical manifestations and settings.

Features:

  • Supplies practical tools in the form of algorithms, slides, graphs, figures, photographs, and radiographs to assist in recognition and management of fungal illnesses
  • Includes valuable tables showcasing drug interactions and specific toxicities
  • Describes the benefits and limitations of current and emerging diagnostic measures
  • Considers the effect of opportunistic infections on transplant practices, critical care procedures, HIV management, and pediatric patients
  • Presents an in-depth overview of the types of fungal pathogens recorded during various organ transplants
  • Reviews the potential applications and challenges associated with noninvasive diagnostic and PCR technologies

Contents

  • 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

Index

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Fungal Infections in Immunocompromised Patient
edited by John R. Wingard
2005 704 pages $228.95 + shipping
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