Basic Microbiology and Infection Control for Midwives

Elisabeth Presterl (Editor), Magda Diab-El Schahawi (Editor), Jacqui S. Reilly (Editor)

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This book provides an evidence-based, practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the most frequent fungal infections in a general hospital. It offers a comprehensive overview of the basic medical and scientific background of fungal infections and carefully explains and discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation. Readers will acquire a good and clear perception of invasive fungal infections, including diagnosis and treatment.
This user-friendly resource not only serves as a valuable tool in clinical management, but also provides the basis for further research questions and studies in this particular field. It will be a useful companion for midwives as well as for doctors, medical and pharmacy students, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages227
ISBN (Electronic)9783030020262
ISBN (Print)9783030020255
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • infection control
  • hygiene standards
  • prevention of health care acquired infections
  • vaccinology
  • epidemiology
  • infectious diseases


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