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Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases, Hardback Book



This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training.

Covering all aspects of infectious diseases, including novel infections and lesser-known microorganisms, this volume incorporates the most recent scientific and technical knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today's practice.

Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases is a visually stunning, one-stop resource for every practicing pathologist, resident, student, or fellow as an ideal day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource. Covers all areas of infectious disease pathology, including infections of the central nervous system, head and neck, and skin/soft tissue as well as the pulmonary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and gynecologic systemsIncludes new chapters on COVID-19 and mpox, nine new helminth chapters, additional new fungal chapters, an updated biosafety chapter, and moreContains significantly updated information throughout, including new content on artificial intelligence, whole-slide and mass spectrometry imaging, and metagenomic next-generation sequencingDiscusses the best approach for diagnostic work-up and addresses the challenges in maximizing diagnostic yield while avoiding misinterpretation of results that could lead to false positivesDetails the increasing use of molecular diagnostics in infectious disease pathologyProvides updates on taxonomy and nomenclature across all classes of infectious microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses) along with new genomic dataFeatures more than 1,500 print and online-only images, including histology and gross pathology images, full-color medical illustrations, clinical photographs, and radiology images to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosisEmploys consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, a variety of tables, annotated images, pertinent references, and an extensive index for quick, expert reference at the point of careIncludes an eBook version that enables you to access all text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

Additional digital ancillary content may publish up to 6 weeks following the publication dateExpanded text throughout the 3rd edition, including Expanded introductory section with -Updated biosafety chapter (issues in frozen section room, gross room, and at autopsy)-Novel/emerging diagnostic techniques (whole slide imaging with AI; mass spec imaging, metagenomic next gen sequencing-Chapters on most >> least common infections of CNS, head & neck, skin/soft tissue, pulmonary, cardiac, GI, GU, and GYN systems plus best approach for diagnostic work upNew or split/expanded existing chapters for specific infections, including-COVID-19: acute and post-acute infections, variants of concern, effect on all organ systems-Monkeypox-Separate Burili ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans infection)-Separate Burili ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans infection)4 NEW additional nematode chapters3 NEW additional trematode chapters2 NEW additional cestode chapters Additional NEW fungal chapters which include culture plate, lactophenol blue, and cytology images for eachNEW detailed tick identification chapter



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