Set. The Dictionnaire des Maladies Infectieuses is a collective work presented in book form and complemented by a CD-ROM. This work deals with the principal aspects of infectious diseases: diagnosis, epidemiology, tropical diseases, geographical distribution, taxinomy and symptomatology. The text is illustrated by numerous phylogenetic trees and tables. Every disease and micro-organism is treated individually and maps of geographical distribution are added to visualize the prevalence of diseases in the world.The CD-ROM enhances the material developed in the dictionary, but in addition presents an important, iconographical database, containing more than a thousand original pictures in colour. User benefits: an index a list of keywordsopen searchAllow "surfing" to find the answer to a specific, practical question.