Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases

Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases

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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


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