Chapter 52. Respiratory Infection in the Immunosuppressed

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. R. Andrew Seaton,
  2. Julian M. Hopkin and
  3. Douglas Seaton

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch52

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Seaton, R. A., Hopkin, J. M. and Seaton, D. (2008) Respiratory Infection in the Immunosuppressed, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch52

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • respiratory infection;
  • immunity;
  • cancer chemotherapy;
  • disease;
  • radiation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Patterns of Pulmonary Complication

  • Clinical Features of Lung Disease

  • Radiology and Lung Sampling

  • Practical Approach to Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Prevention

  • HIV and AIDS

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

  • References