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Infectious disease 

Infectious disease
Chapter:
Infectious disease
Source:
Oxford Handbook of General Practice (4 edn)
Author(s):

Chantal Simon

, Hazel Everitt

, Françoise van Dorp

, and Matt Burkes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199671038.003.0018

Immunization

Symptoms, signs, and notification of infectious disease

Illness in returning travellers

Infections in immunocompromised patients

Childhood viral infections

Streptococcal and staphylococcal infections

Other bacterial infections

Active immunity Induced using inactivated or attenuated live organisms or their products. Acts by inducing cell-mediated immunity and serum antibodies. Generally long-lasting...

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