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The recent increase in knowledge concerning the cause, epidemiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of pediatric infectious diseases has been explosive. This textbook represents a complete and up-to-date compendium of this information. The first volume consists of three parts: discussions of the host-parasite relation and the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, infections of specific organ systems, and descriptions of infections with specific microorganisms. The second volume starts with specific viral infections and includes discussions of chlamydial, rickettsial, mycoplasmal, fungal, and parasitic diseases as well as unclassified diseases such as Kawasaki disease and cat scratch disease. There are sections on infection control, chemotherapy, prevention
Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:543–545. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-543_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):543-545.
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