Infections of the gastrointestinal (GI) system can be caused by many organisms, including bacteria, parasites, viruses and funghi.
This manual is a practical guide providing gastroenterologists and infectious disease specialists with up to date knowledge on GI infections. Beginning with general topics including etiology and prevention, imaging and dietary management, the following chapters present different micro-organisms and the infections and diseases they may cause.
The agents responsible for infection, diagnosis, clinical features and therapy for each syndrome are discussed in detail.
This comprehensive text includes more than 300 full colour illustrations, slides and photographs, and contributions from experts in microbiology, pathology, histopathology and gastroenterology.
· Practical guide to gastrointestinal infections
· Discusses many different micro-organisms and resulting infections and diseases
· Includes more than 300 illustrations, slides and photographs
· Contributions from experts in microbiology, pathology, histopathology and gastroenterology
Chetana Vaishnavi MD
Professor and Chief, Division of GE Microbiology, Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India