The 5th edition of Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases has been released by Churchill Livingstone, a Harcourt Health Sciences Company. With over 350 contributors, this 2-volume set has been updated to include all the latest information on disease control and treatment. The book has a reorganized section on HIV, approximately 1500 illustrations, and is sorted by both organism and syndrome. New topics in this edition include antimicrobial agent utilization and cost control, human herpes virus 8, microbial warfare and terrorism, infections in asplenic patients, oxazolidinones, and the infectious disease physician and the Internet.
Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, authored by Gerald L. Mandell, MD; John E. Bennett, MD; and Raphael Dolin, MD is available for $295 by calling (800) 545-2522.