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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 tr ... 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

chapter 2 The Biology of Viruses

Anna Jeffery-Smith and C. Y. William Tong

chapter 3 The Biology of Fungi

Stephanie J. Smith and Rohini J. Manuel

chapter 4 Parasites and Worms

Robert Serafino Wani

chapter 6 Basic Immunology

Jonathan Lambourne and Ruaridh Buchanan

Part Two Microbiology/Virology Laboratory Practice

chapter 8 Bacteriology Diagnostic Methods

Heather Dolphin and Fatima Ahmad

chapter 10 Fungal Diagnostics

Shila Seaton and Rohini J. Manuel

chapter 11 Molecular Diagnostics

Duncan Clark and Mark Wilks

Part Three Health and Safety

Part Four Principles of Public Health in Relation to Communicable Diseases

Part Five Infection Prevention and Control

chapter 18 Antimicrobial Stewardship

Sarfaraz Ameen and Caoimhe NicFhogartaigh

chapter 19 Tools in Infection Prevention and Control

Stephanie J. Smith and Martina N. Cummins

chapter 20 Sterilization and Decontamination

Sylvia Chegra and Martina N. Cummins

Part Six Important Clinical Syndromes

chapter 23 Blood-Borne Viruses

C. Y. William Tong and Mark Hopkins

chapter 26 Cardiovascular Infections

Robert Serafino Wani and Satya Das

chapter 27 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Rohma Ghani and Caoimhe Nic Fhogartaigh

chapter 28 Bone and Joint Infections

Jayshree Dave and Rohma Ghani

chapter 33 Ocular Infections

Ruaridh Buchanan and Caryn Rosmarin

chapter 35 Zoonotic Infections

Marta Gonzalez Sanz and Caoimhe Nic Fhogartaigh

chapter 36 Exanthemata

C. Y. William Tong

chapter 37 Pregnancy-Associated Infections

Anna Riddell and Michael Millar

chapter 38 Infections in Neonates and Young Children

Michael Millar and Steve Kempley

chapter 39 Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

Anna Riddell and Marta Gonzalez Sanz

Part Seven Understanding Use of Antimicrobial Agents

chapter 41 Mechanism of Action of Antimicrobial Agents

Ruaridh Buchanan and Armine Sefton

chapter 43 Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance

Ruaridh Buchanan and David Wareham

chapter 44 Detecting Antimicrobial Resistance

Lynette Phee and David Wareham

chapter 45 Immunotherapy

Jonathan Lambourne and Ruaridh Buchanan

chapter 47 Antivirals

C. Y. William Tong

Part Eight Vaccination

Part Nine The Management of HIV Infection

chapter 53 Laboratory Diagnosis and Monitoring of HIV Infection

Anna Jeffery- Smith and C. Y. William Tong

chapter 54 Therapeutic Options for HIV Infection

Subathira Dakshina and Palwasha Khan

Part Ten Travel and Geographical Health

chapter 57 Malaria

Angelina Jayakumar and Zahir Osman Eltahir Babiker

chapter 58 Fever in Returned Travellers

Desmond Hsu and Zahir Osman Eltahir Babiker

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