(BQ) Part 2 book "Harrison's infectious disease" presents the following contents: Viral infections, prion diseases, fungal and algal infections, protozoal and helminthic infections, laboratory values of clinical importance.
Viruses present a more difficult problem of chemotherapy than do higher organisms, e.g. bacteria, for they are intracellular parasites that use the metabolism of host cells. Highly selective toxicity is, therefore, harder to achieve. Identification of differences between viral and human metabolism has led to the development of effective antiviral agents, whose roles are increasingly well defined.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Medical microbiology and infection at a glance" presentation of content: Influenza viruses, parainfluenza and other respiratory viruses, filamentous fungi, yeast infections, intestinal protozoa, gut helminths, tissue helminths, systemic infection,... and other contents.
The principles learned ininternal medicine are the fundamental core principles applied in
clinical medicine as well as the largest proportion of questions posed on the USMLE Step 2
exam. In order to do well both on the wards and on the Step 2 exam, you must have a solid
foundation in these principles. This guide has been written as a high-yield resource, to
endorse the rapid recall of the essential facts in a well-organized and efficient manner.