"Infectious is an easily readable blend of case history, microbiology, immunology and autobiography...It’s a good introduction to some of the wider issues facing contemporary medicine..." Dany Mclauchlan
“…From Lyme Disease to the difference between a cold and the flu, Bowden writes with such self-deprecating Aussie charm you will hardly notice that these thoughtful yarns - many of them involving the writer’s own long suffering family - may prove useful too…Often funny, sometimes tragic, always surprising…”
"...Bowden likens this encroaching disaster [antibiotic resistance] to climate change..."We can slow it down, but we are not going to be able to stop it...""
“Each chapter reveals Dr Bowden’s sparkling ‘sensayuma’ and each is a discrete pearl. They are all strung together to make this charming ornament to medical literature... You will not find all this medical information in any other single text, so treat yourself to this book and you will be well rewarded...”