Infectious diseases are the leading cause of death globally,
particularly among children and young adults. This volume emphasizes the need to
effectively address emerging antimicrobial resistance, strengthen health
systems, and increase access to care. The attainable goals are to reduce
incidence, develop innovative approaches, and optimize existing tools in
Author(s): King K Holmes, Stefano Bertozzi, Barry R Bloom, and
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.
This note explains the following
topics: Classifications, Modes of Spread and Infection, and Properties of
Agents, Human Immune Response, Serologic Testing for Infectious Agents,
HIV/AIDS, Modeling Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis, Respiratory Infections,
Diarrheal Diseases, and Influenza, Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases, Parasitic
Diseases, Viral Hepatitis A, B and C, Arboviral Diseases, Sexually Transmitted
Infections, Infectious Disease Interventions or Vaccines.
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.