Medical Microbiology and Infection Lecture Notes is ideal for medical students, junior doctors, pharmacy students, junior pharmacists, nurses, and those training in the allied health professions. It presents a thorough introduction and overview of this core subject area, and has been fully revised and updated to include:
Chapters written by leading experts reflecting current research and teaching practice
New chapters covering Diagnosis of Infections and Epidemiology and Prevention & Management of Infections
Integrated full-colour illustrations and clinical images
A self-assessment section to test understanding
Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Medical Microbiology and Infection Lecture Notes will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and hospital doctors.
Tom Elliott is Consultant Medical Microbiologist at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Anna Casey is Clinical Research Scientist in the Department of Clinical Microbiology at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Peter Lambert is Professor of Microbiology in the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University, Birmingham, UK Jonathan Sandoe is Consultant Microbiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Preface v Contributors vii Basic microbiology 1 Basic bacteriology 3 Peter Lambert 2 Classification of bacteria 12 Peter Lambert 3 Staphylococci 16 Tom Elliott and Peter Lambert 4 Streptococci and enterococcci 20 Anna Casey 5 Clostridia 26 Tony Worthington 6 Other Gram-positive bacteria 30 Anna Casey 7 Gram-negative cocci 36 Jonathan Sandoe 8 Enterobacteriaceae 40 Peter Lambert 9 Haemophilus and other fastidious Gram-negative bacteria 45 Jonathan Sandoe 10 Pseudomonas Legionella and other environmental Gram-negative bacilli 51 Peter Lambert 11 Campylobacter Helicobacter and Vibrio 54 Martin Skirrow Cliodna McNulty and Tom Elliott 12 Treponema Borrelia and Leptospira 58 Susan O Connell 13 Gram-negative anaerobic bacteria 62 Peter Lambert 14 Chlamydiaceae Rickettsia Coxiella Mycoplasmataceae and Anaplasmataceae 64 Jonathan Sandoe 15 Basic virology 6 Peter Mackie 16 Major virus groups 75 Peter Mackie 17 Basic mycology and classification of fungi 93 Elizabeth Johnson 18 Parasitology: protozoa 101 Peter Chiodini 19 Parasitology: helminths 112 Peter Chiodini Antimicrobial agents 20 Antibacterial agents 127 Peter Lambert 21 Antifungal agents 144 Elizabeth Johnson 22 Antiviral agents 147 Eleni Nastouli Infection 23 Diagnostic laboratory methods 157 Tony Worthington 24 Epidemiology and prevention of infection 167 Barry Cookson 25 Upper respiratory tract infections 177 Jonathan Sandoe 26 Lower respiratory tract infections 183 Shruti Khurana 27 Tuberculosis and mycobacteria 189 Sumeet Singhania 28 Gastrointestinal infections 193 Tariq Iqbal 29 Liver and biliary tract infections 202 David Mutimer 30 Urinary tract infections 207 Chris Catchpole 31 Genital infections 210 Kaveh Manavi 32 Infections of the central nervous system 220 Erwin Brown 33 Bacteraemia and bloodstream infections 229 Tom Elliott 34 Device-related infections 233 Tom Elliott 35 Cardiovascular infections 238 Richard Watkin 36 Bone and joint infections 241 Jonathan Sandoe 37 Skin and soft-tissue infections 246 Supriya Narasimhan and Rabih Darouiche 38 Infections in the compromised host 257 Tom Elliott 39 Infections caused by antimicrobial-resistant bacteria 260 David Livermore 40 Perinatal and congenital infections 264 James Gray 41 Human immunodeficiency virus 271 Kaveh Manavi 42 Miscellaneous viral infections 277 John Cheesbrough Self-assessment Self-assessment questions 285 Answers to self-assessment questions 300 General subject index 309 Organism index 317