Infectious diseases kill more people worldwide than any other single cause. Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases helps you assess, treat, and educate your infectious disease patients---with an emphasis on preventing transmission!A single elevated titer does not necessarily confirm a diagnosis of legionellosis: titers of 1:256 or higher can be found in 1% to ... Blood work may reveal leukocytosis, an increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate, a moderate increase in liver enzyme (alkaline ... Patient teaching a Instruct the patient to take medication as ordered, even if feeling better. ... Doxycycline (Doryx), azithromycin (Zithromax), macrolides, and quinolones are more effective against legionellosis than is erythromycin.
|Title||:||Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011|