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A classic manual on immunization and infectious-disease medicine in pediatrics, but with a scope extending to the care of adolescents and adults: active and passive immunization; diseases of infection and infestation (clinical manifestations, causation, epidemiology, diagnostic tests, treatment, isolation, control measures); and prophylaxis (as for bacterial endocarditis risk). Tabulations and accompanying texts on antibacterial, antiviral, and antiparasitic drugs, and on pet-transmitted diseases. Phone numbers for important sources of information. The main text is prefaced by a detailed 5-page summary of what is new in this edition. Detailed subject index. A valuable reference for internists and family physicians no less than
Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (The Red Book). Ann Intern Med. ;115:582–583. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-7-582_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(7):582-583.
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