Harrison’s Infectious Diseases, (Harrison’s Specialty) – 3rd Edition

Infectious Diseases – as only Harrison’s can cover them

A Doody’s Core Title for 2017!

Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to infectious diseases derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s.  You will find 137 chapters from more than 190 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation.


  • Current, complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including infections in organ systems, bacterial infections, viral infections, prion diseases, fungal infections, and protozoal infections
    • Addresses underlying epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic factors
    • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management
    • Includes special update on Zika virus etiology, clinical manifestations, and complications
    • The chapter on HIV infections and AIDS by Anthony Fauci and Dr. H. Clifford Lane is widely considered to be a classic in the field
    • Two chapters comprise atlases of images that will prove invaluable in clinical assessments
    • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards
    • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

From the Back Cover

5 Star Doody’s Review!
“This is a comprehensive infectious diseases book that excels in quality and organization.”
“The authors provide extensive information on the best methodology for diagnosis and treatment of common and rare infectious diseases. They meet their objectives by presenting information in the broader context of underlying epidemiological, pathophysiological, and genetic factors.”
“This encyclopedic work of current infectious disease topics is ideal for aspiring doctors and current clinicians. It would also be an excellent supplemental book for an upper level undergraduate or graduate pathology course. Credible authors provide an authoritative source of current information.”
“The book uses a full-color format, offering abundant illustrations that provide key information in a readily understandable way. This edition provides updated information crucial for making decisions in management. It is available both in print and as an ebook (offered separately). For those students and ambitious healthcare practitioners who want to test their knowledge, the book ends with a review and self-assessment. This is a comprehensive infectious diseases book that excels in quality and organization.”

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