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Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Cheuk Yan William Tong, Caryn Rosmarin, and Armine Sefton


Microbiology and virology laboratories provide a diagnostic service that supports the management of patients under the care of front-line clinicians. Despite the significant overlap, laboratory expertise and clinical patient management are traditionally viewed as independent entities. Trainees in the infection disciplines of microbiology, virology, infectious diseases, and tropical medicine have until recently received separate, and as a result, limited training. To address this problem, the UK replaced the FRCPath Part 1 examination for infectious disease trainees with a combined infection t ... More

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198801740
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198801740.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cheuk Yan William Tong, editor

Caryn Rosmarin, editor

Armine Sefton, editor

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Part One Basic Biology of Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi and Parasites; Host-Pathogen Relationships

Part Two Microbiology/Virology Laboratory Practice

Part Three Health and Safety

Part Four Principles of Public Health in Relation to Communicable Diseases

Part Five Infection Prevention and Control

Part Six Important Clinical Syndromes

Part Seven Understanding Use of Antimicrobial Agents

Part Eight Vaccination

Part Nine The Management of HIV Infection

Part Ten Travel and Geographical Health

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