After thirty five years, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th Edition is still the
reference of choice for comprehensive, global guidance on diagnosing and treating the most challenging infectious diseases.
Drs. John E. Bennett and Raphael Dolin along with new editorial team member Dr. Martin Blaser have meticulously updated
this latest edition to save you time and to ensure you have the latest clinical and scientific knowledge at your fingertips.
With new chapters, expanded and updated coverage, increased worldwide perspectives, and many new contributors,
Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th Edition helps you identify and treat
whatever infectious disease you see.
New to This Edition
Put the latest knowledge to work in your practice with new or completely revised chapters on influenza (new pandemic
strains); new Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus; probiotics; antibiotics for resistant bacteria; antifungal drugs;
new antivirals for hepatitis B and C; Clostridium difficile treatment; sepsis; advances in HIV prevention and treatment; viral
gastroenteritis; Lyme disease; Helicobacter pylori; malaria; infections in immunocompromised hosts; immunization (new
vaccines and new recommendations); and microbiome.
Benefit from fresh perspectives and global insights from an expanded team of international contributors.
Find and grasp the information you need easily and rapidly with newly added chapter summaries. These bulleted templates
include diagnosis, therapy, and prevention and are designed as a quick summary of the chapter and to enhance relevancy in
search and retrieval on Expert Consult.
Stay current on Expert Consult with a thorough and regularly scheduled update program that ensures access to new
developments in the field, advances in therapy, and timely information.
Access the information you need easily and rapidly with new succinct chapter summaries that include diagnosis, therapy,
Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through a richly illustrated, fullcolor format that includes 1500 photographs
for enhanced visual guidance.
Autores: John E. Bennett, Raphael Dolin, Martin J. Blaser
Editorial: S.a u n d.e.r s