Table of Contents

Principles of Infectious Disease Pathology: An Introduction.
Herpes Virus Infections.
Viral Hepatitis.
Human Papillomavirus, Polyomaviruses, and Parvovirus Infections.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.
Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Infections.
Arbovirus Encephalomyelitis.
Viral Encephalomyelitis: Rabies, Enterovirus, and LCM.
Orf Infections and Molluscum Contagiosum.
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.
Endocarditis and Other Intravascular Infections.
Bacterial Pneumonia.
Nocardiosis and Infections by Related Species.
Mycetoma: Eumycetoma and Actinomycetoma.
Bacterial Gastrointestinal Infections.
Anaerobic Bacterial Infections.
Bartonella, Coxiella, and Tropheryma Infections *.
Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma Infections.
Tuberculosis and Infections by Nontuberculous Mycobacteria.
Buruli Ulcer.
Dematiaceous Fungal Infections.
Infections with Yeasts and Yeastlike Fungi.
Helminth Infections *.
Protozoal Infections.
Artifacts and Pitfalls in Infectious Disease Pathology. Pathology of Infectious Diseases, by Gary W. Procop, MD, packs all of today's most essential information on infectious disease pathology into a compact, high-yield format! Well-organized and segmented by type of infectious organism, the book's pragmatic approach complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality photomicrographs and clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables makes it easy to access the information you need to quickly and accurately detect and identify pathogenic organisms. Chapters on immunohistochemical and molecular techniques as well as artifacts and pitfalls guide you to accurate detection and identifications.