Tratado de Infectologia: A Comprehensive Guide to Infectious Diseases
Tratado de Infectologia is a book written by Ricardo Veronesi and Roberto Focaccia, two renowned Brazilian experts in infectious diseases. The book covers the etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of various infectious agents, such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. It also discusses the clinical syndromes and topics related to infectious diseases, such as immunology, vaccines, antimicrobial therapy, bioterrorism and emerging infections.
The book was first published in 1997 and has since been updated and revised several times. The latest edition, the fifth one, was released in 2015 and contains 2489 pages. It is considered one of the most comprehensive and authoritative references in the field of infectology in Brazil and Latin America. It is widely used by students, teachers, researchers and health professionals who deal with infectious diseases.
The book is available in Portuguese and can be downloaded as a PDF file from various online sources. Some of them are:
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Tratado de Infectologia is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about infectious diseases and their impact on human health.
Some of the infectious diseases that are covered in Tratado de Infectologia include:
COVID-19: The novel coronavirus disease that emerged in 2019 and caused a global pandemic. The book describes the origin, transmission, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of COVID-19, as well as the challenges and perspectives for its control.
Dengue: A mosquito-borne viral disease that affects millions of people every year. The book explains the four serotypes of dengue virus, the pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of dengue fever and its complications, such as dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.
Tuberculosis: A bacterial disease that affects the lungs and other organs. The book discusses the epidemiology, microbiology, immunology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis, as well as the emergence and spread of drug-resistant strains.
Malaria: A parasitic disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes and causes fever, anemia and organ damage. The book covers the life cycle, morphology, genetics and immunology of the malaria parasites, the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of malaria, as well as the strategies for malaria elimination.
HIV/AIDS: A viral disease that attacks the immune system and leads to opportunistic infections and cancers. The book reviews the history, epidemiology, virology, immunology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of HIV infection and AIDS, as well as the social and ethical aspects of the disease.
Tratado de Infectologia also provides information on other important infectious diseases, such as hepatitis, influenza, measles, rabies, leishmaniasis, leprosy, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, candidiasis and many more. It also offers guidance on how to diagnose and treat common infections in different settings and populations, such as children, pregnant women, elderly people, travelers and immunocompromised patients. 061ffe29dd