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Title Tropical infectious diseases [electronic resource] : principles, pathogens and practice / [edited by] Richard L. Guerrant, MD, Thomas H. Hunter Professor of International Medicine, Director, Center for Global Health, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA, David H. Walker, MD, Carmage and Martha Walls distinguished University Chair in Tropical Diseases, Director, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, TX, USA, Peter F. Weller, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Professor, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Chief, Infectious Disease Division, Vice Chair of Research, Departhment of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
Publication Info. Edinburgh : Saunders/Elsevier, [2011]
Edition Third edition.
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Description xxiv, 1130 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Series ClinicalKey Flex
Note "Expert consult"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents Principles of Parasitism: Host-Parasite Interactions -- The Perfect Storm: Climate, Ecosystems and Infectious Diseases -- Epidemiology and Biostatistics -- Social and Cultural Factors in Tropical Medicine: Reframing Our Understanding of Disease -- Nutrition and Micronutrients in Tropical Infectious Diseases -- Host Genetics and Susceptibility to Infection -- Disease Eradication and Control -- Vector Biology -- Immunology, Host Defense, Immunodeficiencies, and Vaccines -- Vaccines in the Tropics -- Tropical Infectious Diseases and Malignancy -- Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases -- Chemotherapy of Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Diseases -- Global Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases -- Enteric Escherichia coli Infections -- Typhoid and Paratyphoid (Enteric) Fever -- Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis -- Shigellosis -- Campylobacter Infections -- Cholera Infections -- Noncholera Vibrio Infections -- Enteric Clostridium Infections -- Helicobacter pylori Infections -- Meningococcal Disease -- Gonococcal and Other Neisserial Infections -- Haemophilus ducreyi Infections -- Donovanosis -- Pneumococcal Infections -- Group A Streptococcal and Staphylococcal Infections -- Pertussis -- Legionellosis -- Melioidosis -- Diphtheria -- Tuberculosis and Atypical Mycobacterial Infections -- Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection (Buruli Ulcer) -- Leprosy -- Anthrax -- Bartonelloses -- Brucellosis -- Plague -- Tetanus -- Treponemal Infections -- Relapsing Fever and Other Borrelia Diseases -- Leptospirosis -- Trachoma -- Chlamydia trachomatis Infections of the Genital Tract (Including Lymphogranuloma Venereum) -- Psittacosis -- Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses -- Typhus Group Rickettsioses -- Scrub Typhus -- Ehrlichioses and Anaplasmosis -- Q Fever -- Measles --
Hendra and Nipah Viral Infections -- Human Herpesvirus Infections -- Smallpox and Related Orthopoxviral Infections -- Respiratory Viral Infections -- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) -- Enterovirus Infections, Including Poliomyelitis -- Rotavirus Infections -- Calicivirus Infections -- Astroviruses, Enteric Adenoviruses, and Other Gastroenteritis Viral Infections -- Enteric Viral Hepatitis A and E -- Viral Hepatitis C -- Hepatitis B and Deltavirus Infections -- Overview of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers -- Arenavirus Infections -- Rift Valley Fever -- Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever -- Hantavirus Infections -- Sandfly Fever, Oropouche Fever, and Other Bunyavirus Infections -- Filovirus Infections -- Yellow Fever -- Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever -- Japanese Encephalitis, West Nile, and Other Flavivirus Infections -- Tick-borne Encephalitis and Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever -- Alphavirus Infections -- Rabies -- Human Papillomavirus Infections -- Human Retroviral Infections in the Tropics -- Dermatophytosis -- Mycetoma -- Chromoblastomycosis and Phaeohyphomycosis -- Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis, Coccidioidomycosis, and Cryptococcosis -- Paracoccidioidomycosis -- Penicilliosis Marneffei -- Mucocutaneous and Deeply Invasive Candidiasis -- Mucormycosis -- Entomophthoramycosis, Lobomycosis, Rhinosporidiosis, and Sporotrichosis -- Pneumocystosis -- Enteric Amebiasis -- Intestinal Flagellate and Ciliate Infections -- Cryptosporidiosis -- Cyclospora, Isospora, and Sarcocystis Infections -- Malaria -- Babesiosis -- African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness) -- American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease)* -- Leishmaniasis -- Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-Living Amebae: Acanthamoeba spp., Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri, and Sappinia pedata -- Microsporidiosis -- Toxoplasmosis --
Lymphatic Filariasis -- Loiasis and Mansonella Infections -- Onchocerciasis -- Zoonotic Filariasis -- Dracunculiasis -- Toxocariasis and Larva Migrans Syndromes -- Trichinellosis -- Angiostrongyliasis -- Other Tissue Nematode Infections -- Enterobiasis -- Trichuriasis -- Ascariasis -- Hookworm Infections -- Strongyloidiasis -- Introduction to Tapeworm Infections -- Cysticercosis -- Echinococcosis -- Taenia and Other Tapeworm Infections -- Schistosomiasis -- Liver, Lung, and Intestinal Fluke Infections -- Arthropods, Tongue Worms, Leeches, and Arthropod-borne Diseases -- Distinguishing Tropical Infectious Diseases from Bioterrorism -- Health Advice for International Travel -- Migrant, Immigrant, and Refugee Health -- Infectious Diseases in Modern Military Forces* -- Gastrointestinal Symptoms -- Fever and Systemic Symptoms -- Eosinophilia -- Cutaneous Lesions -- Hepatobiliary Disease -- Approach to the Patient in the Tropics with Pulmonary Disease -- Ocular Disease -- Neurologic Disease -- Approach to the Patient in the Tropics with Anemia -- Sexually Transmitted and Urinary Tract Infections -- Approach to the Patient with HIV and Coinfecting Tropical Infectious Diseases -- Delusional Parasitosis -- Tropical Infectious Disease Concerns in Pregnancy.
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Subject Tropical medicine.
Communicable diseases.
Medical microbiology.
Added Author Guerrant, Richard L.
Walker, David H., 1943-
Weller, Peter F.
ClinicalKey Flex
ISBN 9780702039355 (hbk)
0702039357 (hbk)
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