Immunity and infection

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali

in Paediatric Intensive Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199233274
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726132 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Immunity and infection

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Introduction - Host response to infection - The immune system - Immune function disorders - Acquired immunosuppression - Human immunodeficiency virus infection - Nosocomial infection - Meningitis/meningoencephalitis - Meningococcal disease - Management of meningococcal septicaemia - Pneumococcal disease - Toxic shock and soft tissue infection (necrotizing fasciitis) - Viral infection in PICU - Tuberculosis

Chapter.  8691 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Critical Care ; Paediatrics

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