New third edition of the best-selling resource aids in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 100 of the most commonly seen pediatric infectious diseases.
Streamline disease recognition and clinical decision-making with more than 1,300 finely detailed color images adjacent to step-by-step guidelines.
Three new chapters added covering fungal diseases, hemorrhagic fevers (filoviruses), and trichuriasis.
Includes more than 1,200 full-color images!
Concise text descriptions step through diagnosis, evaluation, and management essentials for each condition.
- Clinical manifestations
- Diagnostic tests
- Incubation period
- Adenovirus Infections
- Bacteroides and Prevotella Infections
- Epstein-Barr Virus Infections (Infectious Mononucleosis)
- Giardia intestinalis Infections (Giardiasis)
- Human Herpesvirus 6 (including Roseola) and 7
- Lyme Disease (Lyme borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi Infection)
- Meningococcal Infections
- Onchocerciasis (River Blindness, Filariasis)
- Human Papillomaviruses
- Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice)
- Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis)
- Pneumococcal Infections
- Respiratory Syncyntial Virus
- Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
- Salmonella Infections
- Shigella Infections
- Group A Streptococcal Infections
- Tinea Corporis (Ringworm of the Body)
- Trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis)
- Endemic Typhus (Flea-borne Typhus or Murine Typhus)
- Vibrio cholerae Infections
- West Nile Virus
- Plus much more...
Carol J. Baker, MD, FAAP, is executive director of the Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research at Texas Children’s Hospital and professor of pediatrics and of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. She also serves as chair of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Dr Baker received her undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at Baylor and was an infectious diseases fellow both at Baylor and Harvard Medical School.