Editor: Muhammad Imran Qadir

Bacterial Diseases

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Library License: US $196
ISBN: 978-981-14-7374-6 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-7376-0 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114737601200101


Bacterial Diseases provides readers an overview of a broad variety of bacterial infections. Chapters cover the description of specific disease and its causative agent, followed by information about symptoms, diagnosis and clinical management. This easy-to-read resource is a suitable introductory textbook for pharmacy, medical, and dental students, as well as M Phil, and Ph.D. candidates for Pharmacology, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Biotechnology and allied health science programs. Readers interested in a simple clinical summary of bacterial diseases can also benefit from the information provided.

Key Features:

- Coverage of a broad spectrum of bacterial infections over 41 topical chapters

- Easy-to-read presentation which provides a basic description of diseases covered to clinical diagnosis and management

- Emphasis on the route of infection

- References for further reading


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Anthrax: A Bacillus Anthracis Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Sidra Zafar
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Pneumonia: An Inflammation of Lungs

- Pp. 6-10 (5)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Sadaf Noor
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Bacterial Tooth Decay: Streptococcus mutans is the Major Cause

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Shaiza Ali
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Tuberculosis: A Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection

- Pp. 14-18 (5)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Faryal Batool
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Leptospirosis: An Infection Which Leads to Kidney & Liver Damage

- Pp. 19-27 (9)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Ghalia Batool Alvi
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Syphilis: A Disease Which Spreads Through Sexual Contact

- Pp. 28-32 (5)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Rabia Hussain
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Leprosy: An Infection Which Leads Characterized by Granulomata

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Maleeha Batool
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Burn Infection: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Staphylococcus Aureus are the Major Pathogens

- Pp. 38-41 (4)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Momal Tariq
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Gas Gangrene: Clostridial Myonecrosis

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Hafiza Sobia Khan
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Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis: Accumulation of Fluids in the Abdomen in Abnormal Way

- Pp. 46-48 (3)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Sadia Ishfaq
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Relapsing Fever: Transmitted by Ticks and Lice

- Pp. 49-51 (3)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Rimshah Khan
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Rat-bite Fever: Streptobacillus Moniliformis and Spirillum Minus Infection

- Pp. 52-55 (4)
Muhammad Imran Qadir, Rameen Fatima
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Brucellosis: A Brucella Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Nadia Wazir
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Mycetoma: An Infection by the Formation of Grains on Skin

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Hira Jamil
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Plague: Yersinia Pestis Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Saif Ur Rehman, Afshan Saleem
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MRSA Infections: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Shahpara Rehman
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Otitis Media: An Inflammation of the Ear

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Fahad Zafar
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Yaws Disease: A Treponema Pallidum Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Rahat Bano
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Pharyngitis: An Inflammation of the Throat

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Jaleel Ahmad
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Gonorrhea: Neisseria Gonorrhoeae is the Causative Agent

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Maria Rizvi
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Chlamydia: A Common Sexually Transmitted Disease

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Saba Ghafoor
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Typhoid Fever: Salmonella is the Causative Agent

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Ayesha Altaf
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Q Fever: A Coxiella Burnetii Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Adeela Awan
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Buruli Ulcer: Mycobacterium Ulcerans is the Causative Agent

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Munaza Gilani
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Whooping Cough: Bordetella Pertussis is the Causative Agent

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Ramsha Shahzad
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Tetanus (Lockjaw): A Clostridum Tetani Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Iqra Shahzadi
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Diphtheria: Corynebacterium Diphtheria is the Causative Agent

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Asma Jan Muhammad
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Cholera: A Waterborne Disease Characterized by Diarrhea

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Azra Yasmeen
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Impetigo: A Skin Infection Caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Iqra Jamshaid
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Lyme Disease: A Borrelia Burgdorferi Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Sidra Noureen
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Peptic Ulcer: A Helicobacter Pylori Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Fatima Rehan
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Toxic Shock Syndrome: A Condition Caused by Endotoxin Produced by Staphylococcus Aureus

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Aleena Ahmad Somroo
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Scarlet Fever: An Infection Symptomized by Red Rash All Over the Body with High Fever

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Iqra Ali Yameen
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Listeriosis: A Foodborne Disease Caused by Listeria

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Mahnoor Khan
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Bacterial Meningitis: An Inflammation of Meninges by Bacteria

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Irtiqa Masood
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Nosocomial Infections: Hospital Acquired Infections

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Mahreen Fatima
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Campylobacteriosis: A Food Borne Illness Caused by Campylobacter

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Zunaira Akhtar
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Brucellosis: Undulant Fever, Malta Fever, Gibraltar Fever or Bang’s Disease

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Afia Javaid
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Trench Fever: A Bartonella Quintana Infection

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Basra Manzoor
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Urinary Tract Infection: An Infection Caused by Gram-Negative Bacteria especially E. coli

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Muhammad Imran Qadir, Muhammad Mubashar Idrees
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Subject Index

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