The intent of the course is
to provide a background into the clinical and pathophysiologic aspects of
infectious disease of organ systems. Topics covered includes: Approach to
Infectious Diseases, Fever, Vaccines and Passive Immunotherapy, Skin and Soft
Tissue Infections, Bacteremia and Infective Endocarditis, Acute and Chronic
Menigitis, Bone and Join, Urinary Tract, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Viral
Meningitis and Encephalitis.
Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia
type which is spread by ticks. This book deals mostly with the molecular biology
of the Lyme disease agent orrelia burgdorferi. It has been written by experts in
the relevant field and is tailored to the need of researchers, advanced students
of biology, molecular biology, molecular genetics of microorganism.
explains the following topics: Septic Shock, Hematopoietic or Lymphoreticular
Infections, Gastrointestinal Infections, Respiratory Tract Infections,
Cardiovascular Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Bone and Joint
Infections, Central Nervous System Infections.
The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has
been published by the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit Victorian
Department of Health, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention
and control of infectious diseases.