Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Infectious Diseases

1. Introduction

Section I - Basic Principles

2. Basic Principles of Host Defense

3. Basic Principles of Microbial Virulence

4. General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

5. Infection Prevention in Healthcare Settings

6. Laboratory Diagnosis

Section II - Clinical Syndromes

7. Infections of the Central Nervous System

8. Infections of the Eye & Orbit

9. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

10. Tracheobronchitis & Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

11. Infective Endocarditis

12. Intra-abdominal Infections

13. Skin & Soft-Tissue Infections

14. Osteomyelitis, Infectious Arthritis & Prosthetic-Joint Infection

15. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

16. Urinary Tract Infections

17. Sepsis Syndrome

18. Fever of Unknown Origin

19. Fever & Rash

20. Infectious Diarrhea

21. Hepatobiliary Infections

22. Obstetric & Gynecologic Infections

Section III - Special Patient Populations

23. Patients with Aids

24. Infections in Transplant Recipients

25. Patients with Neutropenia & Fever

26. Patients with Recurrent Infections and Leukocyte Abnormalities

Section IV - Viral Infections

27. Enteroviruses

28. Rhinoviruses

29. Influenza

30. Parainfluenza Virus

31. Respiratory Syncytial Virus

32. Adenoviruses

33. Herpesviruses

34. Measles

35. Mumps

36. Rubella

37. Rotavirus

38. Other Gastrointestinal Viruses

39. Hepatitis

40. HIV & Other Retroviruses

41. Poxviruses

42. Parvoviruses

43. Viral Infection of the Central Nervous System

44. Miscellaneous Systemic Viral Syndromes

45. Papovaviruses

Section V - Bacterial Infections

46. Staphylococci

47. Streptococcus pneumoniae

48. Streptococcus pyogenes

49. Enterococci

50. Other Gram-Positive Cocci

51. Gram-Positive Aerobic Bacilli

52. Neisseria Gonorrhoeae & Neisseria Meningitidis

53. Enteritis Caused by Escherichia coli & Shigella & Salmonella Species

54. Pseudomonas aeruginosa

55. Helicobacter pylori

56. Haemophilus, Bordetella, & Branhamella Species

57. Vibrio & Campylobacter

58. Legionella

59. Important Anaerobes

60. Brucella, Francisella, Pasteurella, Yersinia, & HACEK

61. Tuberculosis

62. Other Mycobacteria

63. Actinomycetes

64. Treponema pallidum

65. Borrelia & Leptospira Species

66. Mycoplasma & Ureaplasma

67. Chlamydia

68. Coxiella, Ehrlichia, & Rickettsia

69. Bartonella

Section VI - Histoplasma Capsulatum

70. Histoplasma capsulatum

71. Blastomyces dermatitidis

72. Coccidioides

73. Candida species

74. Cryptococcus neoformans

75. Aspergillus, Pseudallescheria, & Agents of Mucormycosis

76. Sporothrix schenckii

77. Fusarium, Penicillium, Paracoccidioides, & Agents of Chromomycosis

78. Dermatophytes

79. Pneumocystis carinii

Section VII - Parasitic Infections

80. Malaria and Babesia

81. Toxoplasma gondii

82. Pathogenic Amebas

83. Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, & Isospora Species & Microsporidia

84. Giardia

85. Leishmania & Trypanosoma

86. Nematodes

87. Cestodes

88. Trematodes

Section VIII - Miscellaneous Infections

89. Infections in Travelers

90. Zoonotic Infections

91. Ectoparasitic Infestations & Arthropod Stings & Bites