By Scott B. Halstead
This distinct quantity offers an updated evaluation of 1 of the area s significant illnesses -- ailments as a result of the 4 dengue viruses. It starts off with an insightful tale of the foundation of dengue ailment outbreaks, together with the emergence of serious and deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever. The nature, constitution and biology of the 4 dengue viruses are defined, and a significant component to the e-book is concentrated at the epidemiology of dengue as a mosquito-borne ailment. this can be complemented by means of opinions of present mosquito keep an eye on courses via 3 teams of remarkable gurus. The most powerful part of the quantity is its entire description of the present figuring out of dengue ailment pathogenesis, via an research of the professionals and cons of 5 of the main arguable components within the box: the WHO DEF case definition, secondary dengue infections, virulent viruses, the function of irregular T cells and autoimmunity.
Contents: Dengue: assessment and background (S B Halstead); The Infectious Agent (D W C Beasley & A D T Barrett); Epidemiology (S B Halstead); Resistance to an infection (D W Vaughn et al.); medical gains of Dengue (J Farrar); administration of Dengue (B Wills); Pathogenesis: threat components ahead of an infection (S B Halstead); removal of an infection (A L Rothman & F A Ennis); Pathophysiology (S B Halstead); prognosis of Dengue Virus Infections (T P Endy et al.); The regulate of Dengue Vectors (N G Gratz & S B Halstead); organic regulate of Dengue Vectors: offers from the prior (B H Kay); Mosquito keep an eye on: Behavioral and group Interventions (P Winch et al.); Controversies (J Rigau-Perez et al.).
Read or Download Dengue PDF
Similar viral books
Greater than 50 medical situations assist you ace pathology classes and the USMLE
The Case documents sequence is an award-winning studying procedure confirmed to enhance examination rankings. This sequence lets you research within the context of genuine sufferers rather than easily memorizing. Case records: Pathology: moment variation offers 50+ medical circumstances with open-ended questions which weave easy technology recommendations into the medical situation. each one case comprises a longer dialogue (including definitions and a pathophysiology discussion), key issues, and 3-5 USMLE-style comprehension questions. The authors are skilled academics from the collage of Texas-Houston scientific college and East Tennessee kingdom collage Quillen university of drugs.
Proteases are enzymes that basically "eat" protein. with no proteases, infectious organisms can't competently mount an assault opposed to a bunch. it's consequently that proteases became renowned pursuits for drug discovery. study has proven that in case you can inhibit the protease, you could guard opposed to the invading microbe.
This publication addresses the necessity for superior diagnostic and therapy directions for sufferers in whom overall knee arthroplasty (TKA) has had an unsatisfactory end result. It opens by means of discussing the fundamentals of TKA and a few of the motives of failure and soreness. Diagnostic elements are thought of intimately, with consciousness to advances in scientific research, laboratory research and specifically, imaging ideas.
- Lyme Disease
- Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Protocols
- Anti-Microbial Resistance
- Herpes Zosters - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References
- Frontiers in Anti-infective Drug Discovery, Volume (1)
Extra info for Dengue
Molecular evolution and distribution of dengue viruses type 1 and 2 in nature. Virology 1990;174:479–493. Wang E et al. Evolutionary relationships of endemic/epidemic and sylvatic dengue viruses. J Virol 2000;74:3227–3234. Halstead SB. Immunological parameters of togavirus disease syndromes. ) Togaviruses: Biology, Structure, Replication. Academic, New York, 1980, pp. 107–173. Lumley GF, Taylor FH. Dengue, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Service Publication No. 3. Glebe, NSW, Australia, 1943.
II. Virologic and serologic studies. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1968;17:600–608. Winter PE et al. Recurrence of epidemic dengue hemorrhagic fever in an insular setting. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1969;18:573–579. Halstead SB et al. Immunologic enhancement of dengue virus replication. Nat New Biol 1973a;243:24–26. Halstead SB et al. Studies on the pathogenesis of dengue infection in monkeys. II. Clinical laboratory responses to heterologous infection. J Infect Dis 1973b;128:15–22. Wheelock EF, Edelman R. Specific role of each human leukocyte type in viral infections.
Rio de Janeiro, 1963, pp. 279–298. Hammon W McD. Immunological response: possible role of human response as an etiologic factor. Bull World Health Organ 1966;35: 55–56. Halstead SB. Mosquito borne haemorrhagic fevers of South and SouthEast Asia. Bull World Health Organ 1966;35:3–15. Cohen SN, Halstead SB. Shock associated with dengue infection. I. The clinical and physiologic manifestations of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Thailand, 1964. J Pediatr 1966;68:448–456. Halstead SB et al. Hemorrhagic fever in Thailand: newer knowledge regarding etiology.