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By Vassil St. Georgiev

ISBN-10: 1588290093

ISBN-13: 9781588290090

ISBN-10: 1592592961

ISBN-13: 9781592592968

This ebook is a entire textual content at the prophylaxis and remedy of opportunistic infections in a quick transforming into inhabitants of immunocompromised hosts. To this finish, the array of illnesses coated comprises not just opportunistic infections completely linked to immunocompromised sufferers but in addition infectious ailments which although benign and self-resolving in immunocompetent hosts, have the possibility of changing into severe health problems in immunocompromised sufferers. those illnesses may perhaps speedy turn into fulminant or disseminated disease characterised through excessive morbidity and mortality premiums. Opportunistic Infections: therapy and Prophylaxis is prepared into 4 significant elements overlaying bacterial, viral, parasitic, and fungal infections. as well as famous opportunistic pathogens, each one half comprises new and rising species that could be both taxonomically regarding a tremendous disease-causing microorganism or microorganisms now not until eventually lately thought of to be human pathogens. the knowledge contained during this e-book will contain greatly accredited prophylactic and remedy regimens in response to well-planned large-scale medical trials, in addition to studies from person instances. To facilitate the fast and handy entry to this knowledge, tables containing urged prophylactic and healing regimens are incorporated, therefore making this an important source for all physicians treating those infections.

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