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Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century

Current Trends and Concerns in Infectious Diseases

Authors: Fong, Ignatius

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  • A comprehensive review of the most topical issues in infectious diseases
  • Highlights controversies related to new findings and recommendations
  • Includes the latest research on HIV, Hepatitis B and C, H. pylori, climate change and infectious disease, blood transfusion-associated infections, and more
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A follow-up to Emerging Issues and Controversies in Infectious Diseases, this volume provides a comprehensive review of topical issues in infectious diseases, highlighting the controversies related to the newest findings and recommendations. Coverage includes trends and debates in HIV research, community-acquired pneumonia, H. pylori, progress in Hepatitis C treatment paired with the lack of progress on Hepatitis B, and the effects of climate change on infectious disease epidemiology, among others. This is an essential resource for practicing and academic physicians, investigators, residents, and fellows focused on infectious diseases, infection control, public health, and global health.

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Ignatius Fong is the Editor of Springer’s Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century series. He has served as Chief Editor for six books and the sole author for another six books published in the series. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto and as a Fellow in Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Fong has published studies concerning a variety of infectious diseases that include therapeutics and pharmacology of antibiotics, AIDS and the treatment of opportunistic infections, mechanistic and treatment studies of mucosal candidiasis, and pathogenic studies on infection and induction of atherosclerosis in animal models. He was Chief of Infectious Diseases at St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto) for 34 years; he is still on staff in Infectious Diseases and is a Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook $169.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Current Trends and Concerns in Infectious Diseases
Authors
Series Title
Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-36966-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-36966-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-36965-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 329
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations
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