Books by Subject

Infectious Diseases

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    [edited by] James D. Cherry, Gail J. Harrison, Sheldon L. Kaplan, William J. Steinbach, Peter Hotez.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2014
    Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases helps you put the very latest knowledge to work for your young patients with unparalleled coverage of everything from epidemiology, public health, and preventive medicine through clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Ideal for all physicians, whether in an office or hospital setting, Feigin and Cherry's equips you with trusted answers to your most challenging clinical infectious disease questions. Meet your most difficult clinical challenges in pediatric infectious disease, including today's more aggressive infectious and resistant strains as well as emerging and re-emerging diseases, with unmatched, comprehensive coverage of immunology, epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Find the answers you need quickly thanks to an organization both by organ system and by etiologic microorganism, allowing you to easily approach any topic from either direction. Search the complete text and download all of the images online at Expert Consult.
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    Timothy Ryan Julian.
    Digital2010
    This dissertation examines the factors that influence fomite-mediated (e.g., indirect contact) transmission of viral gastrointestinal and respiratory illness. Specifically, the dissertation investigates virus transfer between surfaces and virus recovery from surfaces, models human-fomites interactions to estimate exposure and infection risk, and elucidates causal links between microbial contamination and illness in child care centers. Indirect contact transmission refers to person-to-person transmission of disease via an intermediate fomite (e.g., inanimate object acting as a carrier of infectious disease). The role of indirect contact in disease spread is poorly understood in part because the transmission route of viral pathogens is often difficult to determine. Transmission of respiratory and gastrointestinal viruses can occur through multiple routes (e.g., direct contact, indirect contact, airborne, and common vehicle), and the relative contribution of each route to total disease burden is unclear. The first study in this dissertation examines virus transfer between skin and surfaces, a necessary step in fomite-mediated transmission of viral disease. In the study, transfer of virus between fingerpads and fomites is explored in a laboratory setting. Bacteriophage (fr, MS2, and PHIX174) are used as proxies for pathogenic virus, and over 650 unique transfer events are collected from 20 different volunteers. The study concludes that approximately one quarter (23%) of recoverable virus is readily transferred from a contaminated surface (e.g., a fomite) to an uncontaminated surface (e.g., a finger) on contact. Using the large data set, the direction of transfer (from fingerpads-to-fomite or fomite-to-fingerpad) and virus species are demonstrated to both significantly influence the fraction of virus transferred by approximately 2-5%. To investigate the relative importance of factors contributing to fomite-mediated transmission, a child's risk of illness from exposure to a contaminated fomite is modeled. Specifically, the model estimates a child's exposure to rotavirus using a stochastic-mechanistic framework. Simulations of a child's contacts with the fomite include intermittent fomite-mouth, hand-mouth, and hand-fomite contacts based on activities of a typical child under six years of age. In addition to frequency of contact data, parameters estimated for use in the model include virus concentration on surface; virus inactivation rates on hands and the fomite; virus transfer between hands, fomite, and the child's mouth; and the surface area of objects and hands in contact. From the model, we conclude that a child's median ingested dose from interacting with a rotavirus-contaminated ball ranges from 2 to 1,000 virus over a period of one hour, with a median value of 42 virus. These results were heavily influenced by selected values of model parameters, most notably, the concentration of rotavirus on fomite, frequency of fomite-mouth contacts, frequency of hand-mouth contacts, and virus transferred from fomite to mouth. The model demonstrated that mouthing of fomite is the primary exposure route, with hand mouthing contributions accounting for less than one-fifth of the child's dose over the first 10 minutes of interaction. Based on the findings from the model that concentration of virus on a fomite influences a child's risk of illness, we investigate methods to recover virus from fomites. In a literature review and subsequent meta analysis, we demonstrate that the outcome currently used to describe virus contamination, positivity rate, is biased by the authors' selected sampling methods. We follow up, in the laboratory, with a comparison of the identified methods and demonstrate that polyester-tipped swabs prewetted in 1/4-strength Ringer's solution or saline solution is the most efficient sampling method for virus recovery tested. The recommended method is compatible with plaque assay and quantitative reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction, two techniques used to quantify virus. The link between hand / fomite contamination and infection risk was explored in a field study at two child care centers over four months. Both respiratory and gastrointestinal disease incidence were tracked daily, while hand and environmental surface contamination were monitored weekly between February 2009 and June 2009. Microbial contamination was determined using quantitative densities of fecal indicator bacteria (e.g. Escherichia coli, enterococci, and fecal coliform) on hands and fomites as well as presence/absence of viral pathogens (e.g. enterovirus and norovirus). Health was monitored daily by childcare staff, who tracked absences, illness-related absences, and symptomatic respiratory and gastrointestinal illness. The resultant data suggests that increases in microbial contamination led to increases in symptomatic respiratory illness four to six days later, in agreement with typical incubation periods for respiratory illness. Similarly, respiratory illness led to increases in microbial contamination on hands during presentation of symptoms, and on fomites in the following three days.
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    World Health Organization.
    Digital : WHO2008
    Print2008
    "These guidelines have been written for public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, laboratory personnel and others who may undertake or participate in the investigation and control of foodborne disease outbreaks."--P. 4 of cover.
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    edited by L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey.
    Digital : Wellcome Trust2003
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    Peter Zuber.
    Digital : Springer2013
    This SpringerBrief on Spx reviews the investigations that led to the discovery of Spx and its orthologs and ties together the results of various studies that have explored the function and control of spx in Gram-positive organisms. Spx of Bacillus subtilis has been extensively studied, but very little has been published about it. This book incorporates a number of studies that have been conducted in other Gram positive bacteria, which examined the role of Spx orthologs in stress response, bacterial development and virulence. The book contains an overview that will introduce the protein and its orthologous forms, its association with RNA polymerase, the species of Gram-positive bacteria in which it is found, and the conditions in which it is abundant and active. Spx is a member of a large group of proteins belonging to the ArsC/Spx protein family, so the review touches upon the bioinformatic support for the protein family composition and its meaning with regard to protein structure/function.
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    edited by Alexander Vinks, Hartmut Derendorf, Johan Mouton.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Over the past decade, significant progress has been made in the theory and applications of pharmacodynamics of antimicrobial agents. On the basis of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling concepts it has become possible to describe and predict the time course of antimicrobial effects under normal and pathophysiological conditions. The study of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships can be of considerable value in understanding drug action, defining optimal dosing regimens, and in making predictions under new or changing pre-clinical and clinical circumstances. Not surprisingly, pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling concepts are increasingly applied in both basic and clinical research as well as in drug development. Fundamentals of Antimicrobial Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics is designed as a reference on the application of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic principles for the optimization of antimicrobial therapy, namely pharmacotherapy, and infectious diseases. The reader is introduced to various aspects of the fundamentals of antimicrobial pharmacodynamics, the integration of pharmacokinetics with pharmacodynamics for all major classes of antibiotics, from basic research to clinical situations.
  • Print
    [edited by] James W. Myers, Jonathan P. Moorman, Cassandra D. Salgado.
    Print2013
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    [edited by] Michel Tibayrenc.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2017
    Recent developments in the definition and official names of virus species / M.H.V. Van Regenmortel -- A theory-based pragmatism for discovering and classifying newly divergent species of bacterial pathogens / F.M. Cohan, Sarah Kopac -- Population structure of pathogenic bacteria / C.P. Andam, L. Challagundla, T. Azarian, W.P. Hanage, D.A. Robinson -- Epidemiology and evolution of fungal pathogens in plants / P. Gladieux, E.J. Byrnes III, G. Aguileta, M. Fisher, R.B. Billmyre, J. Heitman, T. Giraud -- Clonal evolution / T. de Meeûs, F. Prugnolle -- Coevolution of host and pathogen / A.D. Morgan, B. Koskella -- Microbes as tracers of past human demography and migrations / J.-P. Rasigade, A. Gilabert, T. Wirth -- Phylogenetic analysis of pathogens / D.A. Morrison -- Evolutionary responses of infectous diseases / G. Cochran, H. Harpending -- Infectous disease genomics / Y.-T. Liu -- Proteomics and host-pathogen interactions / D.G. Biron, D. Nedelkov, D. Missé, P. Holzmuller -- The evolution of antibiotic resistance / F. González-Candelas, I. Comas, J.L. Martinez, J.C. Galán, F. Baquero -- Modern morphometrics of medically important anthropods / J.-P. Dujardin -- Evolution of resistance to insecticide in disease vectors / P. Labbé, J.-P. David, H. Alout, P. Milesi, L. Djogbénou, N. Pasteur, M. Weill -- Genetics of major insect vectors / P.L. Dorn, S. Justi, E.S. Krasfur, G.C. Lanzaro, A.J. Cornel, Y. Lee, C.A. Hill -- Multilocus sequence typing of pathogens / M. Pérez-Losada, M. Arenas, E. Castro-Nallar -- Next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and infectous diseases / R. van Aerle, M. van der Giezen -- Genomics of infectous diseases and private industry / G. Vernet -- Current progress in the pharmacogenetics of infectous disease tehrapy / E. Elliot, T. Mahungu, A. Owen -- Genetic exchange in trypanosomatids and its relevance to epidemiology / W. Gibson, M.D. Lewis, M. Yeo, M.A. Miles -- Genomic insights into the past, current, and future evolution of human parasites of the genus plasmodium / C.J. Sutherland, S.D. Polley -- Integrated genetic epidemiology of chagas disease / M. Tibayrenc, M.A. Shaw -- Adaptive evolution of the mycobacterium tuberculosis complex to different hosts / E. Broset, J. Gonzalo-Asensio -- The evolution and dynamics of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus / M.M.H. Adelbary, P. Basset, D.S. Blanc, E.J. Feil -- Origin and emergence of HIV/AIDS / M. D'arc, L. Etienne, E. Delaporte, M. Peeters -- Evolution of SARS coronavirus and the relevance of modern molecular epidemiology / Z. Shi, L.-F. Wang -- Ecology and evolution of avian influenza viruses / A.C. Hurt, R.A.M. Fouchier, D. Vijaykrishna.
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    editors, Matthew E. Falagas, Eleftherios Mylonakis.
    Digital : Ovid2012
    "Using the two-page, templated organization of the 5-Minute Consult series, Gorbach's 5-Minute Infectious Diseases Consult, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage for clinicians dealing with infectious diseases. The two major sections of the book cover chief complaints and individual diseases and disorders. Additional materials include summary information about individual microorganisms as well as numerous elements related to drugs for infectious disorders. A team of international authorities provides actionable information, supported by current research and practice guidelines.Features Include: Comprehensive coverage of infectious diseases, important symptoms, microorganisms, and anti-infective drugs Coverage of emerging infectious diseases such as H1N1 flu Increased coverage of tropical diseases Two-page, tightly written chapters Updated information about management of HIV/AIDS "--Provided by publisher.
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    Digital : WHO2016
    Print2016
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    U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
    Digital2003
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    edited by Jeffrey R. Starke and Peter R. Donald.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    A brief history of childhood tuberculosis / Peter R. Donald -- Microbiology and pathology of tuberculosis / Anne-Marie Demers, Andrew C. Whitelaw, Kathleen D. Eisenach -- Immunology of tuberculosis / Beate Kampmann, Elizabeth Whittaker -- Natural history of childhood tuberculosis / Ben J. Marais -- Global epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis / Charalambos Sismanidis, Philille Glaziou, Malgosia Grzemska, Katherine Floyd, Mario Raviglione -- Diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in children / Anna M. Mandalakas, Andrew DiNardo -- Microbiologic diagnosis of tuberculosis disease in children / Mark P. Nicol, Heather J. Zar -- Radiology of childhood tuberculosis / Savvas Andronikou, Tracy Kilborn -- Diagnosis of intrathoracic tuberculosis / Carlos M. Perez-Velez -- Diagnosis of the most common forms of extrathoracic tuberculosis in children / H. Simon Schaaf, Anthony J. Garcia-Prats -- Central nervous system tuberculosis in children / Ronald van Toorn -- Tuberculosis in adolescents / Andrea T. Cruz -- Tuberculosis in neonates and infants / Adrie Bekker -- Tuberculosis in HIV-infected and exposed infants, children, and adolescents / Helena Rabie, Mark F. Cotton -- Antituberculosis drugs in children / Helen McIlleron -- Treatment of tuberculosis infection in children / Amina Ahmed -- Management of drug-susceptible tuberculosis in children / Soumya Swaminathan, N Poorana Ganga Devi -- Management of drug-resistant tuberculosis in children / James Seddon -- Tuberculosis vaccines : the old and the new / Kim Connelly Smith, Ian M. Orme, Jeffrey R. Starke -- Mycobacterium bovis [non-BCG] in children / Jeffrey R. Starke -- Public health and programmatic issues for childhood tuberculosis / Jeffrey R. Starke -- The roadmap for childhood tuberculosis / Stephen M. Graham, Anne Detjen.
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    Yichen Lu, Lixia Wang, Hongjin Duanmu, Chris Chanyasulkit, Amie J. Strong, Hui Zhang, editors.
    Print2017
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    1. Modern history of tuberculosis control in China -- 2. TB control in Pakistan -- 3. TB control in South Africa -- 4. Tuberculosis control in Hong Kong -- 5. Breakthrough strategy for TB control in Indonesia -- 6. TB control in Nigeria -- 7. Diagnosis of tuberculosis: current pipeline, unmet needs, and new developments -- 8. Current options in treatment and issues in tuberculosis care in low- and middle-income countries -- 9. DOT status and development in China -- 10. Drug-resistant TB -- 11. The MDR-TB epidemic in China: the changing landscape, cause analysis, government response, current status, and future aspects -- 12. Treatment of TB and HIV coinfection -- 13. Concurrence of tuberculosis and other major diseases -- 14. Surgery for pulmonary tuberculosis and its indications -- 15. Diagnosis and interventional therapy by bronchoscopy -- 16. Intensive care treatment of critical tuberculosis -- 17. New diagnostic tools for early detection of TB -- 18. TB clinical trials conducted in China: the history and future of the Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoraic Tumor Research Institute -- 19. Adapting DOTS for application in rural China -- 20. BCG immunization: efficacy, limitations, and future needs -- 21. Latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- 22. The tuberculosis outbreak response, investigation, and control -- 23. Preventive therapy against tuberculosis -- 24. Case study: the strategy and implementation of preventive treatment for TB infected college students in Beijing -- 25. Case study Pakistan: society awareness and media coverage for TB prevention and treatment -- 26. The role of directly observed treatment in the tuberculosis epidemic in Beijing -- 27. The promise of new TB vaccines -- 28. Global tuberculosis surveillance -- 29. Factors affecting the incidence of tuberculosis and measures for control and prevention -- 30. DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium TB: a rich source of fundamental and daily applicable knowledge -- 31. A case study: China- implementation of nationwide TB epidemiology surveys and estimation of TB incidence -- 32. A case study: Japan- evolution of tuberculosis surveillance in an intermediate-burden nation -- Index.
  • Digital
    Ronald M. Atlas, James W. Snyder.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2014
    "Preface Almost 1,800 media are described in the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology, including newly described media for the cultivation of emerging pathogens. Diseases caused by emerging pathogens that are responsible for increased rates of morbidity and mortality rates, such as Escherichia coli O157:H7, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE), and carbapenem resistant enterococci (CRE) have raised special concerns and various media included in the Handbook have been designed for the specific cultivation and identification of these pathogens. Many of the new media included in the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology permit the cultivation of bacteria, fungi, and viruses that are currently causing major medical problems around the world. These media are very important for the rapid detection of pathogenic microorganisms and the diagnosis of individuals with specific infectious diseases adn for preventing the spread of pathogens via food, water, and environmental sources. Several of the new media described in the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology include chromogenic or fluorogenic substrates that permit the rapid detection of specific pathogens. An important function of the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology is to provide descriptions of the media that are used to cultivate and identify microorganisms from clinical specimens and those of public health significance. The Handbook provides a compilation of the formulations, methods of preparation, and applications for media used in clinical and public health microbiology laboratories"--Provided by publisher.
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    Ian Feavers, Andrew J Pollard, Manish Sadarangani [editors].
    Digital : Springer2016
    Introduction and epidemiology of meningococcal disease -- Carriage and transmission of meningitis -- Pathogenesis of meningitis -- Diagnosis of meningococcal disease -- Clinical aspects of meningitis -- Treatment of meningococcal disease -- Prevention of meningococcal disease -- Appendix.
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    Franco Dammacco, editor ; foreword by Jay H. Hoofnagle.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Hepatitis C virus infection and the role of the immune system -- Cryoglobulinemia: immunochemical characterization, serological abnormalities and histopathological changes -- Structural and genetic features, cytokines and chemokines in cryoglobulinemia -- Cellular compartments of HCV infection (and replication) -- Mechanism(s) of cryoprecipitation -- Clinical manifestations of cryoglobulinemia -- HCV infection, cryoglobulinemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas -- Therapy of cryoglobulinemia.
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    edited by Sam Ghebrehewet, Alex G. Stewart, David Baxter, Paul Shears, David Conrad, and Merav Kliner.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    A practical guide for practitioners working at all levels in public health and health protection. It is aimed at individuals training in health protection and public health including those with a non-specialist background.
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    Addmore Shonhai, Gregory L. Blatch, editors.
    Digital : Springer2014
    The Importance of Molecular Chaperones in Survival and Pathogenesis of the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum / Jude Przyborski -- General Structural and Functional Features of Molecular Chaperones / Adrienne L. Edkins and Aileen Boshoff -- The Role of Hsp70s in the Development and Pathogenicity of Plasmodium Species / Addmore Shonhai -- Role of the Hsp40 Family of Proteins in the Survival and Pathogenesis of the Malaria Parasite / Eva-Rachele Pesce, Alexander G. Maier and Gregory L. Blatch -- Role of Hsp90 in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria / Dea Shahinas and Dylan R. Pillai -- The Role of Parasite Heat Shock Proteins in Protein Trafficking and Host Cell Remodeling / Paul R. Gilson, Sarah C. Charnaud and Brendan S. Crabb -- Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Immune Modulation in Malaria / Evelyn Böttger and Gabriele Multhoff -- Establishment of Plasmodium falciparum Extracellular Compartments in its Host Erythrocyte / Alassane Mbengue, Laurence Berry and Catherine Braun-Breton -- Chaperones and Proteases of Plasmodium falciparum / Kaiyin Liu and Walid A. Houry -- Heat Shock Proteins as Targets for Novel Anti-Malarial Drugs / Manish Grover, Shweta Chaubey and Utpal Tatu -- Heat Shock Proteins of Malaria: What Do We Not Know, and What Should the Future Focus Be? / Addmore Shonhai and Gregory L. Blatch.
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    Nayoung Kim, editor.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Part 1. Epidemiology-Prevalence and Transmission routes of H. pylori -- Part 2. Pathophysiology -- 1) Colonization of H. pylori in the stomach -- 2) Brief description of Pathophysiology -- 3) Immune mechanism -- 4) Change of acid secretion, ghrelin and leptin by H. pylori -- 5) H. pylori virulence factors -- A: toxin (CagA, VacA, DupA, OipA, IceA) -- B: genetic polymorphism of toxin and disease -- 6) Host factors: genetic polymorphism, etc -- Part 3. Diagnosis -- 1) Serology -- 2) Histology -- 3) Culture -- 4) UBT -- 5) Stool antigen -- 6) Specific conditions -- A: Children -- B: Bleeding -- Part 4. Symptom -- 1)Symptom of acute and chronic H. pylori infection -- Part 5. Disease -- 1) Atrophic gastritis and Intestinal metaplasia -- 2) Functional dyspepsia -- 3) Peptic ulcer -- 4) MALToma -- 5) Gastric cancer -- A: Synopsis and Epidemiology of gastric cancer -- B1: Pathogenesis: i.Genetic alternation (mutations in tumor-related genes) induced by Activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) -- B2: Pathogenesis: ii. Epigenetic mechanisms: aberrant DNA methylation, microRNA -- B3: Pathogenesis:iii. Macrophage inhibitory factor (MIF) -- B4: Pathogenesis: iv. Epidermal mesenchyme transition (EMT) -- B5: Pathogenesis: v. ABO blood type -- B6: Pathogenesis: vi. First relatives of gastric cancer -- C: H. pylori-negative gastric cancer -- 6) Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) -- 7) NSAID-induced gastropathy and H. pylori infection -- 8) Extraintestinal manifestations of H. pylori infection -- A: Iron deficiency anemia -- B: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura -- C: Heart disease -- D: Atopy and allergy -- Part 6. Antibiotic resistance -- 1) Synopsis of antibiotic resistance -- 2) Clarithromycin -- 3) Amoxicillin -- 4) Quinolone -- 5) Metronidazole -- Part 7. Treatment -- 1) Synopsis of antibiotic treatment -- 2) Triple therapy -- 3) Quadruple therapy -- 4) Sequential therapy -- 5) Concomitant therapy -- 6) Tailored therapy based on antibiotic resistance -- 7) Levofloxacin or rifabutin based triple therapy -- 8) Probiotics -- 9) Treatment guidelines -- 10) Screening method of early gastric cancer -- 11) Recrudescence and reinfection -- Part 8. Consequences of H. pylori eradication -- 1) Peptic ulcer disease -- 2) atrophic gastritis and Intestinal metaplasia -- 3) Gastric cancer -- Part 9. The effect of H. pylori on the other microbiota of stomach -- The effect of H. pylori on the other microbiota of stomach -- Part 10. Animal model- H. pylori, H. felis.
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    [edited by] Robin K. Ohls, Akhil Maheshwari ; consulting editor, Richard A. Polin.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2012
    Digital : ClinicalKey2012
    Updated information on stem cells for the neonatologist -- Current issues in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of neonatal thrombocytropenia -- Role of recombinant leukocyte colony-stimulating factors in the neonatal intensive care unit -- Nonhematopoietic effects of erythropoietin -- Why, when, and how should we provide red cell transfusions and erythropoiesis-stimulating agents to support red cell mass in neonates? -- Diagnosis and treatment of immune-mediated and non-immune-mediated hemolytic disease of the newborn -- Hematology and immunology: coagulation disorders -- A practical approach to the neutropenic neonate -- What evidence supports dietary interventions to prevent infant food hypersensitivity and allergy? -- Maternally mediated nenonatal autoimmunity -- CMV: diagnosis, treatment, and considerations on vaccine-mediated prevention -- Neonatal T cell immunity and its regulation by innate immunity and dendritic cells -- Breast milk and viral infection -- Probiotics for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates -- The ureplasma conundrum: should we look or ignore? -- Control of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the neonatal intensive care unit -- Neonatal fungal infections -- The use of biomarkers for detection of early-and late-onset neonatal sepsis -- Chorioamnionitis and its effects on the fetus/neonate: emerging issues and controversies.
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    Tatsuo Miyamura, Stanley M. Lemon, Christopher M. Walker, Takaji Wakita, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Natural history of chronic Hepatitis C -- The multifaceted features of HCV infection beyond the liver -- Hepatic fibrosis in Hepatitis C Virus -- HCV, alcohol, and the liver -- Extrahepatic replication of HCV -- Hepatitis C virus infecction in pregnancy and childhood -- Host genetics and responses to antiviral therapy in chronic Hepatitis C -- Viral variation and response to therapy -- HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitors and the road to effective direct-acting antiviral therapies -- Mechanism of action of direct-acting antivirals: new insights into HCV life cycle -- Modeling HCV dynamics in clinical practice to personalize antiviral therapy -- Prophylactic vaccines for the Hepatitis C virus -- Global control of hepatitis C virus infection -- Index.
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    edited by Russell J. Diefenbach, Cornel Fraefel.
    Digital : Springer Protocols2014
    HSV-1 biology and life cycle / Roger D. Everett -- Herpes simplex virus growth, preparation, and assay / Peggy Marconi and Roberto Manservigi -- Isolation of herpes simplex virus nucleocapsid DNA / Moriah Szpara -- Construction and characterization of bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) containing herpes simplex virus full-length genomes / Claus-Henning Nagel, Anja Pohlmann, and Beate Sodeik -- Engineering HSV-1 vectors for gene therapy / William F. Goins [and three others] -- Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)-derived amplicon vectors / Matias E. Melendez, Cornel Fraefel, and Alberto L. Epstein -- HSV-1 amplicon vectors as genetic vaccines / Andrea S. Laimbacher and Cornel Fraefel -- Modification of HSV-1 to an oncolytic virus / Hiroshi Nakashima and E. Antonio Chiocca -- Herpes simplex virus mutant generation and dual-detection methods for gaining insight into latent/lytic cycles in vivo / Nancy M. Sawtell and Richard L. Thompson -- Phenotypic and genotypic testing of HSV-1 resistance to antivirals / Andreas Sauerbrei and Kathrin Bohn -- Using homogeneous primary neuron cultures to study fundamental aspects of HSV-1 latency and reactivation / Ju Youn Kim [and four others] -- Characterization of extracellular HSV-1 virions by proteomics / Roger Lippé -- Precipitation-based assay to analyze interactions of viral particles with cytosolic host factors / Kerstin Radtke, Fenja Anderson, and Beate Sodeik -- Affinity purification combined with mass spectrometry to identify herpes simplex virus protein-protein interactions / David G. Meckes Jr. -- Preparation of herpes simplex virus-infected primary neurons for transmission electron microscopy / Monica Miranda-Saksena, Ross Boadle, and Anthony L. Cunningham -- Multifluorescence live analysis of herpes simplex virus type-1 replication / Michael Seyffert [and three others] -- Expression, purification, and crystallization of HSV-1 glycoproteins for structure determination / Samuel D. Stampfer and Ekaterina E. Heldwein -- Cryo-EM techniques to resolve the structure of HSV-1 capsid-associated components / Ryan H. Rochat, Corey W. Hecksel, and Wah Chiu -- In vivo HSV-1 DNA transport studies using murine retinal ganglion cells / Jolene M. Draper, Graham S. Stephenson, and Jennifer H. LaVail -- HSV-1 protein expression using recombinant baculoviruses / Lorry M. Grady, Ping Bai, and Sandra K. Weller -- Murine intravaginal HSV-2 challenge model for investigation of DNA vaccines / Joshua O. Marshak, Lichun Dong, and David M. Koelle.
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    volume editors, Gerd Gross, Hans-Wilhelm Doerr.
    Digital : karger2006
    Molecular biology of varicella-zoster virus / Rahaus, M., Desloges, N., Wolff, M.H -- Latency and reactivation of VZV / Lungu, O., Gershon, A.A. -- Laboratory confirmation of herpes zoster / Ludwig, B., Buxbaum, S., Doerr, H.W. -- Clinical picture and complications of herpes zoster: the view of the dermatologist / Gross, G. -- Ophthalmic manifestations of herpes zoster infection / Guembel, H. -- (Herpes) zoster oticus / Pau, H.W. -- Neuroanatomy of pain and neuropathology of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia / Wree, A., Usunoff, K.G. -- Postherpetic neuralgia and other neurologic complications / Baron, R. -- Varicella-zoster virus infections during pregnancy / Sauerbrei, A., Wutzler, P. -- Herpes zoster in the immunocompromised host / Schöfer, H. -- Chickenpox and zoster in marrow transplant recipients / Genvresse, I., Maschmeyer, G. -- General aspects of therapy / Gross, G. -- Antiviral therapy of shingles in dermatology / Lilie, H.M., Wassilew, S.W. -- Highly potent and selective inhibition of varicella-zoster virus replication by bicyclic furo[2,3-d] pyrimidine nucleoside analogues (BCNAS) / Clercq, E.D. -- Therapy of zoster pain, postherpetic neuralgia and other neurological complications / Baron, R. -- Epidemiology of herpes zoster: what has changed? / Allwinn, R., Buxbaum, S., Doerr, H.W. -- Live attenuated varicella vaccine / Gershon, A.A.
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    editor, Ilias I. Siempos.
    Digital : Future Med2013
    Hospital-acquired pneumonia / Ilias I. Siempos -- Risk factors / Simone Gattarello, Despoina Koulenti & Jordi Rello -- Etiology and pathophysiology of hospital-acquired pneumonia / Ian Weir, Luciano Silvestri & Hendrick K.F. van Saene -- Symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis / Despoina Koulenti & Alexis Tabah -- Ventilator-associated pneumonia / Jana Hudcova & Donald E. Craven -- Prevention as a key measure to improve healthcare quality and patient safety / Dominique M. Vandijck, Stijn I. Blot, Sonia O. Labeau & Dirk P. Vogelaers -- Guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired pneumonia / Adamantia Liapikou -- Index.
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    C. Glen Mayhall, [editor].
    Digital : Ovid2012
    Section I. Applied epidemiology and biostatistics in healthcare epidemiology and infection control -- Section II. Healthcare quality improvement -- Section III. Informatics in healthcare epidemiology -- Section IV. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections of organ systems -- Section V. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections caused by specific pathogens -- Section VI. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in pediatric patients -- Section VII. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in special patient populations -- Section VIII. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections related to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures -- Section IX. Prevention of healthcare-associated infections related to the hospital environment -- Section X. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in healthcare workers -- Section XI. Disinfection and sterilization -- Section XII. Prevention of infectsions acquired by patients in healthcare facilities related to design, construction, renovation, demolition and ventilation systems -- Section XIII. Antimicrobial agents in healthcare epidemiology and infection control -- Section XIV. Literature in healthcare epidemiology and infection control -- Section XV. Organization and implementation of infection control programs -- Section XVI. Healthcare epidemiology and infection control in special settings for healthcare delivery -- Section XVII. Bioterrorism.
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    edited by Chand Wattal, Nancy Khardori.
    Digital : Springer2014
    The art of medicine becomes science when supported by evidence. The recommended practices of infection prevention are based on scientific and epidemiologic evidence. However,most health care professionals see them as mandates and fail to incorporate them into their routine patient care activities. Thecore goal of this publication is to link the practices to theprinciples they are based on. The expectation is that understanding ofthe principles willchange thepractices from mandates to "should do" in the minds of health care professionals. This will lead to improvement inhealth care by preventing unintended harm to patients, co-workers and the communities at large. At the same time, the text provides a comprehensive, thorough and up to date information on all aspects of infection prevention in a reader-friendly manner and therefore, will serve as a valuable reference.
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    edited by Annette C. Vergunst and David O'Callaghan.
    Digital : Springer Protocols2014
    Galleria mellonella as an infection model for select agents / Nicolas Sprynski, Eric Valade, and Fabienne Neulat-Ripoll -- Drosophila as a model for intestinal infections / Matthieu Lestradet, Kwang-Zin Lee, and Dominique Ferrandon -- Zebrafish embryos as a model to study bacterial virulence / Jennifer Mesureur and Annette C. Vergunst -- Studying host-pathogen interaction events in living mice visualized in real time using biophotonic imaging / Gary Splitter ... [et al.] -- Intravital two-photon imaging to understand bacterial infections of the mammalian host / Ferdinand X. Choong and Agneta Richter-Dahlfors -- Cre reporter assay for translocation (CRAfT) : a tool for the study of protein translocation into host cells / Amke den Dulk-Ras, Annette C. Vergunst, and Paul J.J. Hooykaas -- Detection of the interaction between host and bacterial proteins : eukaryotic nucleolin interacts with Francisella elongation factor Tu / Monique Barel and Alain Charbit -- Hijacking the host proteasome for the temporal degradation of bacterial effectors / Tomoko Kubori, Andree M. Hubber, and Hiroki Nagai -- Live cell imaging of phosphoinositide dynamics during Legionella infection / Stephen Weber and Hubert Hilbi -- Investigating interference with apoptosis induction by bacterial proteins / Hua Niu and Yasuko Rikihisa -- Bimolecular fluorescence complementation for imaging protein interactions in plant hosts of microbial pathogens / Lan-Ying Lee and Stanton B. Gelvin -- Investigating TLR signaling responses in murine dendritic cells upon bacterial infection / Suzana Pinto Salcedo and Lena Alexopoulou -- siRNA screens using Drosophila cells to identify host factors required for infection / Aseem Pandey ... [et al.] -- Purification of intracellular bacteria : isolation of viable Brucella abortus from host cells / Esteban Chaves-Olarte ... [et al.] -- RNA sequencing of FACS-sorted immune cell populations from zebrafish infection models to identify cell specific responses to intracellular pathogens / Julien Rougeot ... [et al.] -- Taking the shortcut for high-throughput shotgun proteomic analysis of bacteria / Erica Marie Hartmann ... [et al.] -- Comparative genomic analysis at the PATRIC, a bioinformatic resource center / Alice R. Wattam ... [et al.] -- Markerless deletion method for genetic manipulation of Burkholderia cenocepacia and other multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria / Daniel F. Aubert, Mohamad A. Hamad, and Miguel A. Valvano -- Gene inactivation in Coxiella burnetii / Paul A. Beare and Robert A. Heinzen -- Chemical mutagenesis approach to identify virulence determinants in the obligate intracellular pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis / Bidong Nguyen and Raphael Valdivia.
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    editors, Adam Finn, Andrew J. Pollard.
    Digital : Springer2008
    Print2008
  • Digital
    Nigel Curtis, Adam Finn, Andrew J. Pollard, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Print2013
  • Digital
    Adam Finn, Nigel Curtis, Andrew J. Pollard, editors.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Print2009
    Shiga-toxin producing escherichia coli and the hemolytic uremic syndrome / Christina K. Ahn, Nicholas J. Holt, Phillip I. Tarr -- Global epidemiology of pneumococcal disease - new prospects for vaccine control / Vinicius C. Antao, William P. Hausdorff -- Current concepts of the pathogenesis of RSV bronchiolitis / Louis Bont -- How can we eradicate pertussis / James D. Cherry -- Recognition and management of encephalitis in children / James D. Cherry -- Microbiology and management of pleural empyema / Julia Clark -- Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines probe studies / Ron Dagan -- New findings in primary immunodeficiency / Andrew R. Gennery, Andrew J. Cant -- Routine use of influenza vaccine / David Isaacs -- Challenges in the evaluation and management of bone and joint infections and the role of new antibiotics for gram positive infections / Sheldon L. Kaplan -- Significance of serotype replacement for pneumococcal disease and antibiotic resistance / Keith P. Klugman -- Childhood intra-thoracic tuberculosis / Ben J. Marais -- Antibiotic pipeline in pediatrics / George H. McCracken -- Paediatric drug development and clinical trials / E. David G. McIntosh -- Influenza in pregnancy / Shelly McNeil, Beth Halperin, Noni MacDonald -- Febrile neutropenia in children with cancer / Stéphane Paulus, Simon Dobson -- PANDAS syndrome / Michael E. Pichichero -- Fever in the returned paediatric traveller / F. Andrew I. Riordan -- Molecular diagnostics of primary immunodeficiencies / Mirjam van der Burg, Menno C. van Zelm, Jacques J.M. van Dongen -- Human genetic resistance to malaria / Thomas N. Williams.
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    edited by Andrew D. Yurochko, William E. Miller.
    Digital : Springer Protocols2014
    History of the molecular biology of cytomegaloviruses / Mark F. Stinski -- Overview of human cytomegalovirus pathogenesis / Maciej T. Nogalski, Donna Collins-McMillen, and Andrew D. Yurochko -- Distinct properties of human cytomegalovirus strains and the appropriate choice of strains for particular studies / Giada Frascaroli and Christian Sinzger -- Use of diploid human fibroblasts as a model system to culture, grow, and study human cytomegalovirus infection / Elizabeth A. Fortunato -- Use of recombinant approaches to construct human cytomegalovirus mutants / Iryna Dekhtiarenko, Luka éCiécin-éSain, and Martin Messerle -- Use of primary human cells (fibroblasts, monocytes, and others) to assess human cytomegalovirus function / Emma Poole, Matthew Reeves, and John H. Sinclair -- Hematopoietic long-term culture (hLTC) for human cytomegalovirus latency and reactivation / Mahadevaiah Umashankar and Felicia Goodrum -- Analysis of cytomegalovirus binding/entry-mediated events / Gary C.T. Chan and Andrew D. Yurochko -- Use of 5-Ethynyl-2' -deoxyuridine labelling and flow cytometry to study cell cycle-dependent regulation of human cytomegalovirus gene expression / Lèuder Wiebusch and Christian Hagemeier -- Methods for studying the function of cytomegalovirus GPCRs / Christine M. O'Connor and William E. Miller -- Methods for the detection of cytomegalovirus in glioblastoma cells and tissues / Charles S. Cobbs, Lisa Matlaf, and Lualhati E. Harkins -- Methods to study the nucleocytoplasmic transport of macromolecules with respect to their impact on the regulation of human cytomegalovirus gene expression / Marco Thomas ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence-based laser capture microscopy technology facilitates identification of critical in vivo cytomegalovirus transcriptional programs / Craig N. Kreklywich ... [et al.] -- Techniques for characterizing cytomegalovirus-encoded miRNAs / Lauren M. Hook ... [et al.] -- What we have learned from animal models of HCMV / Pranay Dogra and Tim E. Sparer -- Rodent models of congenital cytomegalovirus infection / Djurdjica Cekinovic, Vanda Juranic Lisnic, and Stipan Jonjic -- Recent approaches and strategies in the generation of antihuman cytomegalovirus vaccines / Suresh B. Boppana and William J. Britt -- Approaches for the generation of new anti-cytomegalovirus agents : identification of protein-protein interaction inhibitors and compounds against the HCMV IE2 protein / Beatrice Mercorelli ... [et al.].
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    edited by Sunit K. Singh.
    Digital : Wiley2016
  • Digital
    Stuart LeGrice, Matthias Gotte, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Development of the First AIDS Drugs: AZT and Other Dideoxynueosides / Robert Yarchoan, Hiroaki Mitsuya -- Part I: Structure and Function of HIV RT. Proviral DNA Synthesis in HIV: Background / Dorota Piekna-Przybylska Ph.D., Robert A. Bambara Ph.D. -- The RNase H Domain: Structure, Function and Mechanism / Marcin Nowotny, Małgorzata Figiel -- Conformational Dynamics of Reverse Transcription / Stuart F. J. LeGrice -- Part II: Mechanism of Action of Approved RT Inhibitors. Nucleoside RT Inhibitors: Structural and Molecular Biology / Gaofei Lu, Antonio J. Acosta-Hoyos, Walter A. Scott -- Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) / Kalyan Das Ph.D., Eddy Arnold Ph.D., Stephen H. Hughes Ph.D. -- Part III: Alternative Strategies to Interfere with the Function of HIV RT. Ribonuclease H Inhibitors: Structural and Molecular Biology / Jason W. Rausch -- Targeting Small Molecules and Peptides to the p66-p51 Reverse Transcriptase Interface / Daouda Abba Moussa, Audrey Agopian, Gilles Divita -- Targeting RT Translocation / Gregory L. Beilhartz, Brian J. Scarth, Matthias Götte -- tRNA Primer Sequestration as an Antiviral Strategy / Christopher P. Jones, Karin Musier-Forsyth -- Part IV: HIV Genetic Variability and the Problem of Drug Resistance. HIV Reverse Transcriptase Fidelity, Clade Diversity, and Acquisition of Drug Resistance / Luis Menéndez-Arias -- APOBECs and Their Role in Proviral DNA Synthesis / John S. Albin, Reuben S. Harris -- Role of RNase H Activity in NRTI/NNRTI Drug Resistance / Gilda Tachedjian B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D., Nicolas Sluis-Cremer B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D. -- HIV Population Dynamics / Mary Kearney, John Coffin -- Part V: Prevention and Future Approaches. RT Inhibitors as Microbicides / Jan Balzarini.
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    Alberto Rosenblatt, Homero Gustavo de Campos Guidi.
    Digital : Springer2009
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    volume editors, Marigdalia K. Ramírez-Fort, Farhan Khan, Peter L. Rady, Stephen K. Tyring.
    Digital : Karger2014
    "Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection transcends multiple fields of science and medicine. The management of HPV-related disease is demanding and often requires a persistent multimodal approach involving various medical disciplines. In this volume, experts present a comprehensive view of HPV research with an emphasis on clinical presentations, diagnosis, management and vaccine development. The state of the art in molecular biology is provided in addition to discussions on clinical morphology and the utility of dermatoscopy in identifying HPV disease. In a multidisciplinary approach to dermatological, plastic and reconstructive, gynecological, otolaryngological and colorectal management, different treatment strategies are highlighted"--Publisher's description.
  • Digital
    editor, Eduardo L. Franco.
    Digital : Future Med2011
    Human papillomavirus vaccines / Eduardo L. Franco -- Pathobiology and immunology of human papillomavirus / Margaret Stanley -- Overview of clinical evidence : the quadrivalent vaccine Gardasil / Suzanne M Garland -- Overview of clinical evidence : Cervarix -- Tino F. Schwarz -- HPV vaccines : public health and clinical guidelines / F. Xavier Bosch -- Perspectives for prophylactic and therapeutic vaccination for HPV-induced lesions / Shreya Kanodia & W. Martin Kast.
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    Alan J. Magill, David R. Hill, Tom Solomon, and Edward T. Ryan.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2013
    pt. 1. Clinical practice in the tropics -- pt. 2. Viral diseases -- pt. 3. Bacterial infections -- pt. 4. The mycoses -- pt. 5. Protozoal infections -- pt. 6. Helminthic infections -- pt. 7. Poisonous and toxic plants and animals -- pt. 8. Nutritional problems and deficiency diseases -- pt. 9. Vector transmission of diseases and zoonoses -- pt. 10. The sick returning traveler -- pt. 11. Laboratory diagnosis of parasitic diseases -- pt. 12. Drugs used in tropical medicine.
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    Melinda Moore, Bill Gelfeld, Adeyemi Okunogbe, Christopher Paul.
    Digital2016
    "Recent high-profile outbreaks, such as Ebola and Zika, have illustrated the transnational nature of infectious diseases. Countries that are most vulnerable to such outbreaks might be higher priorities for technical support. RAND created the Infectious Disease Vulnerability Index to help U.S. government and international agencies identify these countries and thereby inform programming to preemptively help mitigate the spread and effects of potential transnational outbreaks. The authors employed a rigorous methodology to identify the countries most vulnerable to disease outbreaks. They conducted a comprehensive review of relevant literature to identify factors influencing infectious disease vulnerability. Using widely available data, the authors created an index for identifying potentially vulnerable countries and then ranked countries by overall vulnerability score. Policymakers should focus on the 25 most-vulnerable countries with an eye toward a potential "disease belt" in the Sahel region of Africa. The infectious disease vulnerability scores for several countries were better than what would have been predicted on the basis of economic status alone. This suggests that low-income countries can overcome economic challenges and become more resilient to public health challenges, such as infectious disease outbreaks"--Publisher's description.
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    symposium organizers and proceedings editors Anne O'Garra, Michel Nussenzweig, Stephen Smale, and David Stewart and Bruce Stillman.
    Digital : Cold Spring Harb Lab Press2013
    Development and antigen receptor gene assembly: TET proteins and 5-methylcytosine oxidation in the immune system / Ageliki Tsagaratou, Anjana Rao ; Control of antigen receptor diversity through spatial regulation of V(D)J recombination / Anja Ebert, Jasna Medvedovic, Hiromi Tagoh, Tanja A. Schwickert, Meinrad Busslinger ; Establishment and maintenance of B cell identity / Rudolf Grosschedl ; Transcriptional establishment of cell-type identity : dynamics and causal mechanisms of T-cell lineage commitment / Ellen V. Rothenberg, Ameya Champhekar, Sagar Damle, Marissa Morales Del Real, Hao Yuan Kueh, Long Li, Mary A. Yui ; The epigenetics of early lymphocyte development / C. Murre -- Gene regulation: Regnase-1, a ribonuclease involved in the regulation of immune responses / Shizuo Akira ; Toward an understanding of the gene-specific and global logic of inducible gene transcription / Stephen T. Smale, Scott E. Plevy, Amy S. Weinmann, Liang Zhou, Vladimir R. Ramirez-Carrozzi, Scott D. Pope, Dev M. Bhatt, Ann-Jay Tong ; Tolerization of inflammatory gene expression / John J. Seeley, Sankar Ghosh -- The 'histone mimicry' by pathogens / Uwe Schaefer, Jessica S.Y. Ho, Rab K. Prinjha, Alexander Tarakhovsky -- Development and function of myeloid subsets: Myb-independent macrophages : a family of cells that develops with their tissue of residence and is involved in its homeostasis / Elisa Gomez Perdiguero, Frederic Geissmann ; The molecular choreography of IRF4 and IRF8 with immune system partners / Harinder Singh, Elke Glasmacher, Abraham B. Chang, Bryan Vander Lugt -- The IRF family transcription factors at the interface of innate and adaptive immune responses / Hiroaki Ikushima, Hideo Negishi, Tadatsugu Taniguchi -- T-cell differentiation and function: IL-1b strikingly enhances antigen-driven CD4 and CD8 t-cell responses / S.Z. Ben-Sasson, K. Wang, J. Cohen, W.E. Paul ; A modified model of t-cell differentiation based on mTOR activity and metabolism / Jonathan D. Powell, Emily B. Heikamp, Kristen N. Pollizzi, Adam T. Waickman ; Novel tools to dissect the dynamic regulation of TCR signaling by the kinase Csk and the Phosphatase CD45 / Ying Xim Tan, Julie Zikherman, Arthur Weiss -- NK cells and innate lymphoid cells: Dissection of signaling in inflammation : three novel inflammatory regulators / Thorsten Berger, Mary E. Saunders, Tak W. Mak ; Tissue-resident natural killer cells / Wayne M. Yokoyama, Dorothy K. Sojka, Hui Peng, Zhigang Tian -- Microbial immunity: Immunology taught by human genetics / Jean-Laurent Casanova, Laurent Abel, Lluis Quintana-Murci ; Systems approach to understand the immune response in tuberculosis : an iterative process between mouse models and human disease / Anne O'Garra ; The zebrafish guide to tuberculosis immunity and treatment / Lalita Ramakrishnan ; Microbiota : host interactions in mucosal homeostasis and systemic autoimmunity / Randy S. Longman, Yi Yang, Gretchen E. Diehl, Sangwon V. Kim, Dan R. Littman ; The promised land of human immunology / Laura F. Su, Arnold Han, Helen M. McGuire, David Furman, Evan W. Newell, Mark M. Davis -- Tolerance, TREGS, and inflammasome: Transcriptional control of regulatory t-cell differentiation / Joris van der Veeken, Aaron Arvey, Alexander Rudensky -- miR-181 and metabolic regulation in the immune system / Adam Williams, Jorge Henao-Mejia, Christian C.D. Harman, Richard A. Flavell ; Encoding immunological memory in the initiation of b-cell receptor signaling / Susan K. Pierce, Wanli Liu -- Tumor immunology and genome stability: Programmed cell death 1-directed immunotherapy for enhancing t-cell function / Koichi Araki, Ben Youngblood, Rafi Ahmed ; Immune surveillance of unhealthy cells by natural killer cells / Alexandre Iannello, David H. Raulet ; Studying Epstein-Barr virus pathologies and immune surveillance by reconstructing EBV infection in mice / Tomoharu Yasuda, Tristan Wirtz, Baochun Zhang, Thomas Wunderlich, Marc Schmidt-Supprian, Thomas Sommermann, Klaus Rajewsky -- Closing lecture: Pathogen-sensing, regulatory t cells, and responsiveness-tuning collectively regulate foreign- and self-antigen mediated t-cell responses / William E. Paul, Joshua D. Milner, Zvi Grossman.
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    J. Langhorne (ed.).
    Digital : Springer2005
    Print2005
    The dissection of CD8 T cells during liver-stage infection / U. Krzych and R.J. Schwenk -- Early interactions between blood-stage Plasmodium parasites and the immune system / B.C. Urban, R. Ing, and M.M. Stevenson -- Longevity of the immune response and memory to blood-stage malaria infection / A.H. Achtman ... [et al.] -- Experimental models of cerebral malaria / C. Engwerda ... [et al.] -- Glycosylphosphatidylinositols in malaria pathogenesis and immunity : potential for therapeutic inhibition and vaccination / C.S. Boutlis ... [et al.] -- The immunology and pathogenesis of malaria during pregnancy / J.G. Beeson and P.E. Duffy.
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    edited by Gordon D. Brown and Mihai G. Netea.
    Digital : Springer2007
  • Digital
    Andreas Thiel, editor.
    Digital : Springer2012
  • Digital
    David Mannheim, Margaret Chamberlin, Osonde A. Osoba, Raffaele Vardavas, Melinda Moore; prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
    Digital2016
    "This report describes decision-support tools, including models and nonmodeling approaches, that are relevant to infectious disease prevention, detection, and response and aligns these tools with real-world policy questions that the tools can help address. The intended audience includes technical experts - for example, modelers and subject-matter experts - and the policymakers that those experts can support. On one hand, this overview should help modelers and other technical experts understand the questions that policymakers will raise and the decisions they must make. On the other hand, many policymakers can benefit from a basic understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the different tools that may inform their decisions. This report describes the characteristics, requirements, uses, applicability, and limitations of three classes of theory-based models (population, microsimulation, agent-based simulation) and two classes of statistical models (regression-based and machine-learning), as well as several complementary nonmodeling decision-support approaches. The report then aligns all of these tools and approaches with a set of real-world policy questions. Finally, based on a review of published literature, an assessment of the different models and nonmodeling approaches, and recent experiences (such as the 2009 influenza pandemic), the authors recommend nine best practices for using modeling and decision-support tools to inform policymaking"--Back cover.
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    Andrew W. Artenstein.
    Digital : Springer2013
    1. Origins -- 2. The Art and Science of Germs -- 3. A Singular Disease -- 4. A Very Mortal Disease -- 5. Early Approaches at Therapy -- 6. Antibiotics and Survival of the Fittest -- 7. A Brief History of Vaccines -- 8. That Soluble Specific Substance -- 9. Towards a Vaccine -- 10. Success for Half -- 11. The Future of a Killer.
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    Joan Stein-Streilein, editor.
    Digital : Springer2012
    The Eye as a model for immune privilege -- Immune privilege of the testis: meaning, mechanisms, and manifestations -- The Role of intrauterine immune privilege in perinatal infectious diseases -- The Liver as an immune-privileged site -- Immune homeostasis of the lung: the role of regulatory NKT cells in asthma -- Immune homeostasis of the gut.
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    E. Meani...[et al.] (eds.) ; editorial coordinator: G. Calonego.
    Digital : Springer2007
  • Digital
    Georg Maschmeyer, Kenneth V.I. Rolston, editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
  • Digital
    Hilary Humphreys, Bob Winter, Mical Paul.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Infections in critically ill patients are more common than in most other parts of the hospital, and are often the most complicated to manage. Underlying disease and the reasons for admission make the diagnosis, management and prevention of infection challenging. Developments in technology, the treatment of previously untreatable malignancies, complex surgery procedures, and an increasing age profile result in more patients vulnerable to infection and a greater number of patients needing critical care support. Infections in the Adult Intensive Care Unit is designed to help trainee and practicising physician, surgeon or other medical professional manage the acutely ill patient in the critical care unit, before transfer from the emergency department, or on the hospital ward where effective management may avoid admission to the critical care unit. It has been co-authored by a clinical microbiologist, intensivist and clinical infectious diseases physician to cover some of the major infections presenting in the adult critical care unit. It provides broad principles to be used based on the latest evidence combined with common sense and the results of many years of combined experience.
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    edited by Pranatharthi H. Chandrasekar.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    Infections in cancer patients / editor, Alison G. Freifeld -- Infections in solid organ transplant recipients / editors, Ajit P. Limaye and Lynne Strasfeld -- Infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients / editor, John R. Wingard -- Infections in patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs / editor, Emily A. Blumberg -- Infections in patients with immunosuppression due to miscellaneous conditions / editors, George J. Alangaden, Prantharthi H. Chandrasekar.
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    edited by David Schlossberg.
    Digital : Am Soc Microbiol2009
    Contributors -- Preface -- Preface to the first edition -- 1: At the shore / Mark A Clemence and Richard L Guerrant -- 2: Freshwater: from lakes to hot tubs / Bertha S Ayi and David Dworzack -- 3: Camper's uninvited guests / Gordon E Schutze and Richard F Jacobs -- 4: Infections in the garden / Burke A Cunha and Diane H Johnson -- 5: With man's best friend / Julie M Collins and Bennett Lorber -- 6: Around cats / Ellie J C Goldstein and Craig E Greene -- 7: Feathered friends / Matthew E Levison -- 8: Less common house pets / Bruno B Chomel -- 9: With man's worst friend : the rat / James G Fox -- 10: Closed due to rabies / Jesse D Blanton and John W Krebs -- 11: Sports: the infectious hazards / Arezou Minooee, Leland S Rickman, and Geeta Gupta -- 12: Traveling abroad / Martin S Wolfe -- 13: From boudoir to bordello: sexually transmitted diseases and travel / Jonathan M Zenilman -- 14: Infections from body piercing and tattoos / Mukesh Patel and C Glenn Cobbs -- 15: Infectious diseases at high altitude / Buddha Basnyat, Thomas A Cumbo, and Robert Edelman -- 16: Infectious risks of air travel / Alexandra Mangili and Mark Gendreau -- 17: Perils of the petting zoo / John R Dunn and Frederick J Angulo -- 18: Infections on cruise ships / Vivek Kak -- 19: Exotic and trendy cuisine / Jeffrey K Griffiths -- Index.
  • Digital
    edited by David Schlossberg, Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine and Medical Director, Tuberculosis Control Program, Philadelphia Department of Public health, Philadelphia, PA.
    Digital : Am Soc Microbiol2016
    Preface -- Preface to the first edition -- Infections and intoxications from the ocean: risks of the shore / Mark A. Clemence and Richard L. Guerrant -- Infections acquired via fresh water: from lakes to hot tubs / Bertha Ayi -- Arthropod-borne diseases: the camper's uninvited guests / Gregory Juckett -- Infections acquired in the garden / Cheston B. Cunha and Burke A. Cunha -- Diseases transmitted by man's best friend: the dog / Jerry Jacob and Bennett Lorber -- Diseases transmitted by cats / Ellie J.C. Goldstein and Fredrick M. Abrahamian -- Diseases transmitted by birds / Matthew E. Levison -- Diseases transmitted by less common house pets / Bruno B. Chomel -- Diseases transmitted by man's worst friend: the rat / James G. Fox -- Diseases transmitted by domestic livestock: perils of the petting zoo / John R. Dunn, Casey Barton Behravesh, and Frederick J. Angulo -- The ancient curse: rabies / Jesse D. Blanton and Ryan M. Wallace -- Sports: the infectious hazards / Geeta Gupta, Arezou Minooee, and Jeffrey Wang -- Infectious risks of traveling abroad / Lin H. Chen and Barbra M. Blair -- Sexually transmitted diseases and travel: from boudoir to bordello / Ann K. Avery and Jonathan M. Zenilman -- Infections from body piercing and tattoos / Mukesh Patel and C. Glenn Cobbs -- Infectious diseases at high altitude / Buddha Basnyat and Jennifer M. Starling -- Infectious risks of air travel / Alexandra Mangili, Tine Vindenes, and Mark Gendreau -- Infections on cruise ships / Vivek Kak -- Infections associated with exotic cuisine: the dangers of delicacies / Natasha Hochberg and Nahid Bhadelia.
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    editors, W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    "This clinical reference on central nervous system infections is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fourth edition. Over 70 leading experts provide comprehensive, current information on all infections--both neural-specific and systemic--that involve the central nervous system. Areas with significant new clinical information include treatment of tuberculosis, non-tubercular mycobacterial infections, brain abscess, and Lyme disease"--Provided by publisher.
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    Valentina Stosor, Teresa R. Zembower, editors.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Print2014
    While advances in both the treatment of cancer and the management of its complications have led to significant improvement in patient survival, infections remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with neoplastic disease. In this patient population, infection risk results from a complex interplay between the host's underlying immunodeficiencies, local tumor effects, and treatment-induced immunosuppression. New chemotherapeutic approaches and antimicrobial prophylaxis and treatment practices continue to shape the spectrum of infections in these patients. Clinicians who treat infections in cancer patients are continually challenged by the emergence of new pathogens and by the increasing antimicrobial resistance of established ones. The aim of this book, is to emphasize unique aspects of management of infectious diseases in the cancer patient. With the increasing complexity of this patient population, optimal management requires a multidisciplinary approach, and this fact is fully reflected in the contributions, all from recognized authorities in the field. Ultimately, it is hoped that this volume will assist specialists in infectious diseases and haematology/oncology in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of infection and optimization of the overall care of patients with malignancies.
  • Digital
    Paul Hofman, editor.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease -- Actinomycosis -- Adenovirus -- Adiaspiromycosis -- Alveolar ecchinococcosis -- Amebiasis -- Ancylostomasis -- Angiostrongyliasis cantonesis infections -- Angiostrongylus costarecensis infections -- Anisakiasis -- Arthropods -- Artifacts -- Ascaridiasis -- Aspergillosis -- Bacillary angiomatosis -- Bacterial infections -- Balantidiasis -- Bartonellosis -- Bilharziasis -- Blastomycosis -- Botriomycosis -- Candidiasis -- Cestoda -- Chlamydiasis -- Coccidioidomycosis -- Cryptococcosis -- Cryptosporidiosis -- Cysticercosis -- Cytopathic effect -- Dirofilariasis -- Ecchinococcosis -- Enterobiasis -- False pathogens -- Fasciolasis -- Filariasis -- Fungal infections -- Fusariasis -- Giardiasis -- Granuloma -- Helminthiasis -- Herpes virus -- Histoplasmosis -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus -- Human Rickettsioses -- Hydatidosis -- Immunodeficiency -- Inflammatory reaction -- Influenza virus -- Isosporiasis -- Leishmaniasis -- Lobomycosis -- Malakoplakia -- Malaria -- Measles -- Microsporidiosis -- Mucormycosis -- Myasis -- Mycetomas -- Mycobacterial infections -- Mycoplasmasis -- Nematodes -- Nocardiosis -- Nontuberculous mycobacteria -- Onchocercosis -- Papillomavirus -- Paracoccidioidomycosis -- Paragonimiasis -- Parasitic infections -- Pentastomiasis -- Phaeohyphomycosis -- Pneumocystosis -- Polyomavirus -- Protothecosis -- Protozoa -- Respiratory syncitial virus -- Rhinoscleroma -- Rhinosporidiosis -- Sarcocytosis -- Scedosporiasis -- Sparganosis -- Sporothricosis -- Strongyloidiasis -- Taeniasis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Trematodes -- Trichinosis -- Trypanosomiasis -- Tuberculosis -- Tungiasis -- Viral Hepatitis -- Viral infections -- Whippleïs disease -- Yersiniasis -- Zygomycosis.
  • Digital
    edited by Ibrahim Abubakar, Helen R. Stagg, Ted Cohen, and Laura C. Rodrigues.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    This volume provides a concise reference for practicing epidemiologists, and provides trainee readers with a thorough understanding of basic the concepts which are critical to understanding specialist areas of infectious disease epidemiology.
  • Print
    edited by Kenrad E. Nelson, Carolyn Masters Williams.
    Print2014
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    pt. 1. Methods in infectious disease epidemiology -- pt. 2. Airborne transmission -- pt. 3. Oral transmission of infection -- pt. 4. Blood and body fluid as a reservoir of infectious diseases -- pt. 5. Vector-borne and parasite diseases.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Dean C. Norman.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Concepts and principles of infections and aging -- Epidemiology of aging and infectious diseases -- Factors predisposing to infection -- Clinical features of infection -- Role and importance of functional assessment in infections -- Principles of antimicrobial therapy -- Common infections -- Sepsis -- Bronchitis and pneumonia -- Tuberculosis in older adults -- Infective endocarditis -- Intra-abdominal infections -- Infectious diarrhea -- Urinary tract infection -- Bacterial meningitis and brain abscess -- Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis -- Skin and soft tissues infections -- Herpes zoster -- Orofacial and odontogenic infections in the elderly -- Ocular infections -- Otitis externa, otitis media, and sinusitis -- Prosthetic joint infections in elderly patients -- Staphylococcal and enterococcal infections -- Fungal infections -- Viral infections -- Unique infectious disease problems -- Infections in the long-term care setting -- Infection control programs in nursing homes -- Infections in diabetes -- Vaccinations -- Nutrition and infection -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- SARS and West Nile virus.
  • Digital
    Vitali Sintchenko, editor.
    Digital : Springer2010
    Informatics for infectious disease research and control -- Bioinformatics of microbial sequences -- Mining databases for microbial gene sequences -- Comparative genomics of pathogens -- Systems microbiology: gaining insights in transcriptional networks -- Host-pathogen systems biology -- Text mining for discovery of host-pathogen interactions -- Network approach to understanding pathogen population structure -- Computational epitope mapping -- Pangenomic reverse vaccinology -- Immunoinformatics: the next step in vaccine design -- Understanding the shared bacterial genome -- Computational grammars for interrogation of genomes -- In silico discovery of chemotherapeutic agents -- Informatics for healthcare epidemiology -- Automated, high-throughput surveillance systems for public health -- Microbial genotyping systems for infection control -- Temporal and spatial clustering of bacterial genotypes -- Infectious disease ontology -- Populations, patients, germs and genes: ethics of genomics and informatics in communicable disease control.
  • Digital
    edited by Nkuchia M'ikanatha, Ruth Lynfield, Chris A. Van Beneden, Henriette de Valk.
    Digital : Wiley2013
    This fully updated edition of Infectious Disease Surveillance is for frontline public health practitioners, epidemiologists, and clinical microbiologists who are engaged in communicable disease control. It is also a foundational text for trainees in public health, applied epidemiology, postgraduate medicine and nursing programs. The second edition portrays both the conceptual framework and practical aspects of infectious disease surveillance. It is a comprehensive resource designed to improve the tracking of infectious diseases and to serve as a starting point in the developme.
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    edited by Sherwood L. Gorbach, John G. Bartlett, Neil R. Blacklow.
    Digital : Ovid2004
    Print2004
  • Digital
    edited by Jonathan Cohen, Steven M. Opal, William G. Powderly ; section editors, Thierry Calandra ... [et al.].
    Digital : ClinicalKey2010
  • Print
    Frederick S. Southwick, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida.
    Print2014
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Anti-infective therapy -- The sepsis syndrome -- The febrile patient -- Pulmonary infections -- Eye, ear, nose, and throat -- Central nervous system infections -- Cardiovascular infections -- Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary infections -- Gastrointestinal tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- Skin and soft tissue infections -- Bone and joint infections -- Parasitic infections -- Zoonotic infections -- Bioterrorism -- Serious adult viral illnesses other than HIV -- Infections in the immunocompromised host -- HIV infection.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Eskild Petersen, Lin H. Chen, Patricia Schlagenhauf-Lawlor.
    Digital : Wiley2017
    Historical overview of global infectious diseases and geopolitics / Francis EG Cox, Frank J Bia -- Nontraditional infectious diseases surveillance systems / Davidson H Hamer, Kamran Khan, Matthew German, Lawrence C Madoff -- Air travel -- which infectious disease control measures are worthwhile? / Karen J Marienau -- Infectious illnesses on cruise and cargo ships / Joanna J Regan, J Scott Vega, Clive M Brown -- Microbes on the move: prevention, required vaccinations, curtailment, outbreak / Patricia Schlagenhauf-Lawlor, Giles Poumerol, Francisco Santos-O'Connor -- Diagnostic tests and procedures / Eskild Petersen, Tom Boyles -- Central Africa / Gerd D Burchard, Martin P Grobusch -- East Africa / Philippe Gautret, Philippe Parola -- Eastern Africa / Andreas Neumayr, Christoph Hatz -- North Africa / Philippe Gautret, Nadjet Mouffok, Philippe Parola -- Southern Africa / Marc Mendelson, Olga Perovic, Lucille Blumberg -- West Africa / Boubacar Maiga, Patrick Ayeh-Kumi -- East Asia / Bin Cao, Fei Zhou, Mikio Kimura -- South Central Asia / Holy Murphy, Gulzhan Abuova, Prativa Pandey -- South-east Asia / Daniel H Paris, Nicholas J White -- Western Asia and the Middle East / Jaffar A Al-Tawfiq, Seif S Al-Abri, Ziad A Memish -- Eastern Europe / Natalia Pshenichnaya, Malgorzata Paul, Alexander Erovichenkov -- Northern Europe / Birgitta Evengard, Audrone Marcinkute, Eskild Petersen -- Southern Europe / Francesco Castelli, Androula Pavli, Pier Francesco Giorgetti -- Western Europe / Peter J Vries, Eric Caumes -- The Caribbean / Elizabeth A Talbot, Laura E Shevy -- Central America / Larry I Lutwick, Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales -- South America / Rodrigo Nogueira Angerami, Luiz Jacintho Silva, Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales -- Northern America / Barbra M Blair, Philip R Fischer, Michael Libman, Lin H Chen -- Australia, New Zealand / Karin Leder, Joseph Torresi, Marc Shaw -- Oceania / Karin Leder, Joseph Torresi, Marc Shaw -- Arctic and Antarctica / Anders Koch, Michael G Bruce, Karin Ladefoged -- The immunosuppressed patient / Brian T Montague, Christopher M Salas, Terri L Montague, Maria D Mileno -- Emerging infections / Mary E Wilson -- Migration and the geography of disease / Rogelio López-Vélez, Francesca F Norman, José-Antonio Pérez-Molina -- Climate change and the geographical distribution of infectious diseases / Ashwin Swaminathan, Elvina Viennet, Anthony J McMichael, David Harley.
  • Digital
    Phyllis Kanki, Darrell Jay Grimes, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Infectious Diseases: Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology presents authoritative, peer-reviewed contributions from leading experts on a wide range of major infectious diseases of global importance. Infectious diseases account for more than 17 million deaths each year worldwide. While modern medicine and technology have diminished the threat of many of these pathogens in high-income countries, the ever present threats of re-emerging infections, population mobility, natural disasters, and pathogen genetic variability are but some of the reasons for the dynamic threat of this broad category of risks to human health. An indispensable resource for students and scientists, the volume also covers some of the new technologies currently under development for infectious disease prevention, treatment, and eradication. The greater part of the infectious disease burden remains in the tropics, where low and middle-income countries lack the resources, infrastructure, and health systems to mount or sustain control efforts. Many contributions describe the efforts of the scientific research community and international donor agencies to achieve the integrated goals of vigilant surveillance, improved and cost-effective diagnostics, and treatment for sustainable disease control.Describes the dynamic nature of infectious disease agents and their complex interactions with the environment and their human and animal hosts Covers new technologies for antibiotics, vaccines, and treatment Features several contributions on waterborne infectious diseases, including enteric viruses and bacterial pathogens in the ocean Provides an excellent introduction for those entering the field, as well as new insights for advanced researchers and industry experts
  • Digital
    Rameshwar Adhikari, Santosh Thapa, editors.
    Digital : Springerv. 1
    Digital : Springerv. 2
    The volumes address the interdisciplinary scientific approach for the systemic understanding of connections between major human diseases and their treatment regime by applying the tools and techniques of nanotechnology. It also highlights the interdisciplinary collaborative researches for innovation in Biomedical Sciences.
  • Digital
    Fingani Annie Mphande.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Chapter 1: Poverty, Health and Livelihoods -- Chapter 2: Rural Livelihood -- Chapter 3: Infectious Diseases -- Chapter 4: Infectious Diseases and Livelihoods -- Chapter 5: Transportation -- Chapter 6: Healthcare -- Chapter 7: Surveillance -- Chapter 8: Disease Awareness and Prevention -- Chapter 9: Infectious Disease Management Strategies -- Chapter 10: Way Forward -- Bibliography -- Index.
  • Digital
    Tulio A. Valdez, Jesus G. Vallejo, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    I. Ears -- 1. Management of the Child with Otorrhea -- 2. Infections of the External Ear -- 3. Otitis Media -- 4. Complications of Acute and Chronic Otitis Media -- 5. Inner Ear Infections -- II. Nasal Cavity and Sinuses -- 6. Nasal Soft Tissue Infections -- 7. Sinusitis -- 8. Complications of Sinusitis -- 9. Sinus Disease in Cystic Fibrosis -- III. Oral Cavity, Oropharynx and Upper Airway -- 10. Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess -- 11. Laryngeal Infections -- 12. Tracheal Infections -- IV. Neck -- 13. Infectious Lymphadenopathy -- 14. Neck Abscesses and Deep Neck Infections -- 15. Infected Congenital Neck Lesions -- V. Other Conditions -- 16. PFAPA: Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, and Cervical Adenitis.
  • Digital
    Digital2010
    "THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF HAITI is one in a series of GIDEON e-books which summarize the status of individual infectious diseases, in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON database (www.gideononline.com) which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature. Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each section is divided into four sections: 1. Descriptive epidemiology; 2. Summary of clinical features; 3. Status of the disease in Haiti ; 4. References. The initial items in the first section, Descriptive epidemiology, are defined as follows: Agent: Classification (e.g., virus, parasite) and taxonomic designation; Reservoir: Any animal, arthropod, plant, soil or substance in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies, on which it depends primarily for survival, and where it reproduces itself in such a manner that it can be transmitted to a susceptible host; Vector: An arthropod or other living carrier which transports an infectious agent from an infected organism or reservoir to a susceptible individual or immediate surroundings; Vehicle: The mode of transmission for an infectious agent. This generally implies a passive and inanimate (i.e., non-vector) mode. There are 347 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 198 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Haiti. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Haiti and have not been included in this book. In addition to endemic diseases, we have included all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from this country. The availability and quality of literature regarding specific infectious diseases varies from country to country. As such, you may find that many of the sections in this book are limited to a general discussion of the disease itself - with no data regarding the country under review. Since this book focuses on Geographic Medicine, it does not include detailed information on diagnostic testing, pathogenesis, therapy or molecular biology. Many of the diseases are generic. For example, such designations as Pneumonia bacterial and Urinary tract infection include a number of individual diseases. These appear under the subheading, Synonyms, listed under each disease. The entire book will be updated on a regular basis.
  • Print
    [edited by] Jack S. Remington, Jerome O. Klein, Christopher B. Wilson, Victor Nizet, Yvonne A. Maldonado.
    Print2011
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • Digital
    editor, John Oxford.
    Digital : Future Med2014
    Influenza surveillance / John S. Oxford -- Surveillance of influenza in swine and wildfowl / Ian H. Brown -- Global influenza surveillance: advances in technology / Mila C. González & Stephen S. Morse -- Ask the expert : origins of recent pandemics and lessons for surveillance / John S. Oxford -- Global seroepidemiology : value and limitations / Karen L. Laurie, Othmar G. Engelhardt, John Wood & Maria D. Van Kerkhove -- Influenza surveillance : interrupting transmission / Alan P. Zelicoff -- Pandemic influenza preparedness / Chloe Sellwood -- Multiple choice questions : answers.
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    Rino Rappuoli, Giuseppe Del Giudice, editors.
    Digital : Springer2008
  • Digital
    Rino Rappuoli, Giuseppe Del Giudice, editors.
    Digital : Springer2011
    pt. 1. Evolution and epidemiology -- pt. 2. Immunity and vaccine strategies -- pt. 3. Economic and social implications.
  • Digital
    edited by Yoshihiro Kawaoka, Gabriele Neumann.
    Digital : Springer Protocols2012
    Influenza Viruses : an introduction / Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Gabriele Neumann -- Influenza virus isolation / Scott Krauss, David Walker, and Robert G. Webster -- Influenza virus titration, antigenic characterization, and serological methods for antibody detection / Alexander Klimov .. [et al.] -- Diagnosis of influenza virus / Kirsten St. George -- Solid-phase assays of receptor-binding specificity / Mikhail N. Matrosovich and Alexandra S. Gambaryan -- Chemiluminescent neuraminidase inhibition assay : a functional method for detection of influenza virus resistance to the neuraminidase inhibitors / Margaret Okomo-Adhiambo, Aeron C. Hurt, and Larisa V. Gubareva -- Fluorescence neuraminidase inhibition assay : a functional method for detection of influenza virus resistance to the neuraminidase inhibitors / Aeron C. Hurt, Margaret Okomo-Adhiambo, and Larisa V. Gubareva -- Animal models / Edwin J.B. Veldhuis Kroeze, Thijs Kuiken, and Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus -- Influenza virus surveillance, vaccine strain selection, and manufacture / Klaus Stöhr [and others] -- Genetic engineering of live attenuated influenza viruses / Hong Jin [and others] -- Influenza A virus molecular virology techniques / Bin Zhou and David E. Wentworth -- Reverse genetics of influenza viruses / Gabriele Neumann, Makoto Ozawa, and Yoshihiro Kawaoka -- Genetic analysis / Gavin J.D. Smith, Justin Bahl, and Dhanasekaran Vijaykrishna.
  • Digital
    Mark von Itzstein, editor.
    Digital : Springer2012
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    Digital : WHO2008
    Print2008
    "The purpose and scope of the International Health Regulations (2005) are "to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade". Because the IHR (2005) are not limited to specific diseases but apply to new and ever-changing public health risks, they are intended to have long-lasting relevance in the international response to the emergence and spread of disease. The IHR (2005) also provide the legal basis for important health documents applicable to international travel and transport and sanitary protections for the users of international airports, ports, and ground crossings. This second edition contains the text of the IHR (2005), the text of World Health Assembly resolution WHA58.3, the version of the Health Part of the Aircraft General Declaration that entered into force on 15 July 2007, appendices containing a list of States Parties and State Party reservations and other communications in connection with the IHR (2005)."-- back cover.
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    Digital1989-latest ed. only
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    Ronald D. Fricker.
    Digital : Cambridge2013
    "While the public health philosophy of the 20th Century -- emphasizing prevention -- is ideal for addressing natural disease outbreaks, it is not sufficient to confront 21st Century threats where adversaries may use biological weapons agents as part of a long-term campaign of aggression and terror. Health care providers and public health officers are among our first lines of defense. Therefore, we are building on the progress of the past three years to further improve the preparedness of our public health and medical systems to address current and future BW [biological warfare] threats and to respond with greater speed and flexibility to multiple or repetitive attacks." Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 Bioterrorism is not a new threat in the 21st century -- thousands of years ago the plague and other contagious diseases were used in warfare -- but today the potential for catastrophic outcomes is greater than it has ever been. To address this threat, the medical and public health communities are putting various measures in place, including systems designed to pro-actively mon- itor populations for possible disease outbreaks"--Provided by publisher.
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    Digital : WHO2015
    Print2015
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    B. Rowe Byers, editor.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Iron Acquisition by the Genus Mycobacterium summarizes the early evidence for the necessity of iron in mycobacteria and the discovery of the mycobacterial siderophores mycobactin, carboxymycobactin, and exochelin. The structural characterization of the mycobacterial siderophores is described. The genes so far identified as essential for iron acquisition and maintenance of an infection by pathogenic mycobacteria are discussed. The potential role of siderocalin in iron gathering by M. tuberculosis is featured. Because new drugs for M. tuberculosis are needed, this brief also emphasizes the design of antibiotics that interfere with siderophore biosynthesis and the use of siderophore analogs and/or conjugates.
  • Digital
    edited by Carmen Buchrieser, Hubert Hilbi.
    Digital : Springer Protocols2013
    Identification of Legionella in the environment / Natalia A. Kozak, Claressa E. Lucas, and Jonas M. Winchell -- Identification of Legionella in clinical samples / Sophie Jarraud [and others] -- Sequence-based identification of Legionella / Rodney M. Ratcliff -- Investigation of outbreaks : epidemiology / Carol Joseph -- Outbreak investigations and identification of Legionella in contaminated water / Susanne Lee and John Lee -- Typing methods for Legionella / Christian Lück [and others] -- Culturing, media, and handling of Legionella / Christa H. Chatfield and Nicholas P. Cianciotto -- Intracellular metabolism of Legionella by isotopologue profiling / Klaus Heuner and Wolfgang Eisenreich -- Induction of competence for natural transformation in Legionella pneumophila and exploitation for mutant construction / Carmen Buchrieser and Xavier Charpentier -- Constructing unmarked gene deletions in Legionella pneumophila / Andrew Bryan, Zachary D. Abbott, and Michele S. Swanson -- Natural biofilm formation with Legionella pneumophila / Emilie Portier and Yann Hechard -- Production of L. pneumophila monospecies biofilms in a low-nutrient-concentration medium / Sophie Pécastaings and Christine Roques -- Enrichment of outer membrane vesicles shed by Legionella pneumophila / Jens Jäger and Michael Steinert -- Analysis of Legionella infection by flow cytometry / André N. Tiaden, Aline Kessler, and Hubert Hilbi -- Analysis of Legionella infection using RNAi in Drosophila cells / Dennise A. De Jesús, Tamara J. O'Connor, and Ralph R. Isberg -- Immunofluorescence imaging of Legionella infection in vitro / Stefan S. Weber and Annette Oxenius -- Electron microscopy of Legionella and Legionella-infected cells / Gary Faulkner and Rafael A. Garduño -- Pathogen vacuole purification from Legionella-infected amoeba and macrophages / Christine Hoffmann, Ivo Finsel, and Hubert Hilbi -- Methods for determining protein translocation by the Legionella pneumophila Dot/Icm type IV secretion system / Wenhan Zhu and Zhao-Qing Luo -- Subcellular localization of Legionella Dot/Icm effectors / Adam J. Vogrin [and others] -- Purification and characterization of Legionella U-box-type E3 ubiquitin ligase / Hiroki Nagai and Tomoko Kubori -- Legionella phospholipases implicated in infection : determination of enzymatic activities / Kathleen Seipel and Antje Flieger -- Interactions of Legionella effector proteins with host phosphoinositide lipids / Stephen Weber, Stephanie Dolinsky, and Hubert Hilbi -- Characterization of Legionella lipopolysaccharide / Christian Lück and Jürgen H. Helbig -- Tetrahymena and acanthamoeba model system / Sharon G. Berk and Rafael A. Garduño -- Dictyostelium host response to Legionella infection : strategies and assays / Salvatore Bozzaro, Barbara Peracino, and Ludwig Eichinger -- Caenorhabditis elegans model of Legionella infection / Ann Karen C. Brassinga and Costi D. Sifri -- Infection of nonphagocytic host cells by Legionella / Shandra R. Day, Costi D. Sifri, and Paul S. Hoffman -- Analyzing caspase-1 activation during Legionella pneumophila infection in macrophages / Christopher L. Case and Craig R. Roy -- Mouse as a model for pulmonary Legionella infection / Juliana I. Hori and Dario S. Zamboni -- Assessment of Legionella-specific immunity in mice / Stefan S. Weber, Nicole Joller, and Annette Oxenius -- Guinea pig model of legionnaires' disease / Paul H. Edelstein -- Human susceptibility to legionnaires' disease / William R. Berrington and Thomas R. Hawn -- cDNA library construction for next-generation sequencing to determine the transcriptional landscape of Legionella pneumophila / Tobias Sahr and Carmen Buchrieser -- Methods to study Legionella transcriptome in vitro and in vivo / Sebastien P. Faucher and Howard A. Shuman -- Co-immunoprecipitation : protein-RNA and protein-DNA interaction / Tobias Sahr and Carmen Buchrieser -- Identification of Legionella effectors using bioinformatic approaches / Gil Segal.
  • Digital
    Awanish Kumar.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Leishmania-related illnesses remain among the world s deadliest neglected tropical diseases, affecting approximately 12 million people in 88 countries. The mortality rate is substantial, contributing to nearly two million disability-adjusted life years. As more is understood about this parasite and its effects, work toward prevention, control, and treatment continues apace. Leishmania and Leishmaniasis will address the parasite and its attendant disease, which manifests in three syndromes: Visceral (VL), Cutaneous (CL) and Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis (ML). The morphology and life cycles of the various species will be among the topics addressed in Part One. Part Two will focus on immunology, including host-immune response to Leishmania infection, cross-immunity between the different species and adoptive transfer of immunity. Parts Three and Four will address how Leishmania invade and survive, the clinical features of the disease, and its diagnosis. Drugs, vaccines and treatment will be thoroughly explored, including experimental models of therapeutics. Leishmania and Leishmaniasis will provide a thorough examination of a parasite, the illnesses it causes and the misery it continues to visit upon large segments of the population.
  • Digital
    Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone, editors.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Part 1. GENERAL SECTION / History and Phylogeography of Leprosy / Stewart T. Cole and Pushpendra Singh -- Microbiology / Andrea Clapasson and Silvia Canata -- Genetics of Leprosy / Vinicius Medeiros Fava and Marcelo Távora Mira -- Host Response to M. leprae / Rodrigo Ribeiro-Rodrigues -- Pathogenesis / Cesare Massone and Enrico Nunzi -- Classification / Cesare Massone and Alexandra M. G. Brunasso -- Part 2. PATIENT'S EXAMINATION -- Patient History / Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto -- Laboratory Investigations / Andrea Clapasson and Silvia Canata -- Part 3. SKIN -- Physical Examination: Skin / Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto -- Clinical Features / Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto -- Lucio-Latapí Leprosy / Mario Magaña -- Histopathology of the Skin / Cesare Massone -- Differential Diagnosis: Skin / Enrico Nunzi and Salvatore Noto -- Part 4. NERVES -- Peripheral Nerves in Leprosy / Bernard Naafs and José Antônio Garbino -- The Leprosy Neuropathy / Lizia Reni, Salvatore Noto and Pieter A. M. Schreuder -- Primary Neural Leprosy / José Antônio Garbino and Bernard Naafs -- Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Leprosy / José Antônio Garbino, Bernard Naafs and Pedro Schestatsky -- Electrodiagnostic Studies / Lizia Reni -- Imaging / Carlo Martinoli, Leila Oppezzi and Alberto Tagliafico -- Differential Diagnosis: Nerves / Lizia Reni -- Part 5. Reactions in Leprosy / Reactions in Leprosy / Bernard Naafs and Salvatore Noto -- Lucio's Phenomenon / Mario Magaña -- Part 6. SYSTEMIC INVOLVEMENT -- Ocular Involvement in Leprosy / Susan Lewallen and Paul Courtright -- Otolaryngological Manifestations of Leprosy / Sinésio Talhari, Camila Bandeira de Oliveira and Carolina Talhari -- Other Organs / Enrico Nunzi and Salvatore Noto -- Part 7. PATIENT'S MANAGEMENT -- Diagnostic Work-Up / Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto -- Drugs in Leprosy / Sinésio Talhari and Mahreen Ameen -- Treatment and Prophylaxis / Pierre Bobin -- Prognosis / Enrico Nunzi -- Neurolysis / Sergio S. G. Gennaro -- Prevention of Disability and Ulcer Care / J. Wim Brandsma and Hugh Cross -- Surgical and Social Rehabilitation / J. Wim Brandsma and Sunil Deepak -- Part 8. LEPROSY AND COMMUNITY -- Leprosy in Pregnancy / Elizabeth Duncan -- Leprosy and HIV/AIDS Co-infection / Sinésio Talhari and Carolina Talhari -- Epidemiology of Leprosy / Salvatore Noto and Pieter A. M. Schreuder -- Leprosy Control / Sunil Deepak and Giovanni Gazzoli -- Teledermatology / Cesare Massone and Antonio Pedro Mendes Schettini -- The Leprosy Mailing List / Salvatore Noto.
  • Digital
    D.J. Sullivan and S. Krishna (eds.).
    Digital : Springer2005
    Print2005
  • Digital
    edited by Robert Ménard.
    Digital : Springer Protocols2012
    In vitro culturing Plasmodium falciparum erythrocytic stages / Alexander G. Maier and Melanie Rug -- Production of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in vitro / Kathryn Shaw Saliba and Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena -- In vitro differentiation of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes into ookinetes / Anil K. Ghosh and Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena -- Ex vivo culture of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium cynomolgi and in vitro culture of Plasmodium knowlesi blood stages / Anne-Marie Zeeman, Annemarie Voorberg-van der Wel, and Clemens H.M. Kocken -- Laboratory maintenance of rodent malaria parasites / Chandra Ramakrishnan [and 6 others] -- Transfection of Plasmodium falciparum / Melanie Rug and Alexander G. Maier -- Transfection of rodent malaria parasites / Nisha Philip, Rachael Orr, and Andrew P. Waters -- Recombination-mediated genetic engineering of Plasmodium berghei DNA / Claudia Pfander [and 4 others] -- Standardization in generating and reporting genetically modified rodent malaria parasites : the RMgmDB database / Shahid M. Khan [and 3 others] -- Transient transfection of Plasmodium vivax blood-stage parasites / Cecilia P. Sanchez [and 3 others] -- Silencing of genes and alleles by RNAi in Anopheles gambiae / Marina Lamacchia [and 5 others] -- Analysis of variant gene family expression by quantitative PCR / Sohini Sanyal, Thomas J. Templeton, and Cristina K. Moreira -- DNA microarray-based genome-wide analyses of Plasmodium parasites / Zbynek Bozdech, Sachel Mok, and Archna P. Gupta -- Whole-genome analysis of Plasmodium spp. utilizing a new Agilent Technologies DNA microarray platform / Heather J. Painter [and 3 others] -- Transcriptome analysis using RNA-seq / Wieteke A.M. Hoeijmakers, Richárd Bártfai, and Hendrik G. Stunnenberg -- Experimental tools for the study of protein phosphorylation in Plasmodium / Dominique Dorin-Semblat [and 4 others] -- Extraction of hydrophilic metabolites from Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes for metabolomic analysis / Kellen L. Olszewski and Manuel Llinás -- Static and dynamic imaging of erythrocyte invasion and early intra-erythrocytic development in Plasmodium falciparum / David T. Riglar and Jake Baum -- Flow cytometry-based methods for measurement of cytosolic calcium and surface protein expression in Plasmodium falciparum merozoites / Shailja Singh and Chetan E. Chitnis -- Microsphiltration : a microsphere matrix to explore erythrocyte deformability / Catherine Lavazec [and 7 others] -- Atomic force microscopy of Plasmodium-infected red blood cells : detecting and localizing single molecular recognition events / Ang Li [and 3 others] -- Expressing full-length functional PfEMP1 proteins in the HEK293 expression system / Anand Srivastava, Yves Durocher, and Benoît Gamain -- Genome-wide chromatin immunoprecipitation-sequencing in Plasmodium / Jose-Juan Lopez-Rubio, T. Nicolai Siegel, and Artur Scherf -- In situ fluorescence visualization of transcription sites and genomic loci in blood stages of Plasmodium falciparum / Liliana Mancio-Silva and Artur Scherf -- Bioluminescence imaging of P. berghei schizont sequestration in rodents / Joanna Braks [and 5 others] -- Scoring sporozoite motility / Allison F. Carey, Robert Ménard, and Daniel Y. Bargieri -- Quantification of sporozoite invasion, migration, and development by microscopy and flow cytometry / Photini Sinnis [and 4 others] -- Imaging sporozoite cell traversal in the liver of mice / Joana Tavares [and 4 others] -- Analysis of liver stage development in and merozoite release from hepatocytes / Rebecca R. Stanway, Jacqueline Schmuckli-Maurer, and Volker T. Heussler -- Quantitative analysis of Plasmodium berghei liver stages by bioluminescence imaging / Takeshi Annoura [and 4 others] -- Activation of human NK cells by Plasmodium-infected red blood cells / Amir Horowitz and Eleanor M. Riley -- Chimeric parasites as tools to study Plasmodium immunology and assess malaria vaccines / Ian Cockburn -- Development and use of TCR transgenic mice for malaria immunology research / Yun-Chi Chen and Fidel Zavala -- Tracking the total CD8 T cell response following whole Plasmodium vaccination / Katherine L. Doll, Noah S. Butler, and John T. Harty -- Screening inhibitors of P. berghei blood stages using bioluminescent reporter parasites / Jing-wen Lin [and 5 others] -- Screening and evaluation of inhibitors of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite egress and invasion using cytometry / Anthony Bouillon [and 3 others] -- Induction of anti-Plasmodium immunity following subpatent infection with live erythrocytic stages and drug cure / Danielle I. Stanisic and Michael F. Good -- Vaccination using radiation- or genetically attenuated live sporozoites / Ashley M. Vaughan and Stefan H.I. Kappe -- Vaccination using normal live sporozoites under drug treatment / Laurent Rénia [and 3 others] -- Assessing transmission blockade in Plasmodium spp. / Andrew M. Blagborough [and 5 others] -- Mosquito transgenic technologies to reduce Plasmodium transmission / Silke Fuchs, Tony Nolan, and Andrea Crisanti.
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    Digital : WHO2005
    Print2005
  • Digital
    editors, Giampietro Corradin, Howard Engers.
    Digital : Future Med2014
    Malaria vaccine development : over 40 years of trials and tribulations / Giampietro Corradin & Howard Engers -- Malaria vaccines : reflections on 40 years of basic research and translation applications / Giampietro Corradin -- Challenges for the stakeholders / Howard Engers -- Plasmodium vivax vaccine surrogate markers of protection : dawning of a new era / Mary R. Galinski, Rabindra M. Tirouvanziam & Alberto Moreno -- Plasmodium vivax vaccine development in Colombia : advances and challenges / Myriam Arevalo-Herrera & Sócrates Herrera-Valencia -- Progress towards development of a vaccine for Plasmodium vivax malaria / Ahmad Rushdi Shakri & Chetan E. Chitnis -- Correlates of protection for Plasmodium falciparum malaria vaccine development : current knowledge and future research / James G. Beeson, Freya J.I. Fowkes, Linda Reiling, Faith H. Osier, Damien R. Drew & Graham V. Brown -- Plasmodium falciparum RTS,S vaccines and future development / Tom Egwang -- Plasmodium falciparum pre-erythrocytic vaccines : previous experience and the challenge of selecting new candidates / Thomas L. Richie & Joanne M. Lumsden -- Plasmodium falciparum whole-parasite malaria vaccines / Else M. Bijker & Robert W. Sauerwein -- Index.
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    Arch G. Mainous III, Claire Pomeroy, editors.
    Digital : Springer2010
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    prepared by Kristine M. Scannell, Carolyn C. Willard, Leonard B. Seeff.
    Digital : NLM2002
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    Jordi Rello, Emili Díaz, Alejandro Rodríguez (eds.).
    Digital : Springer2009
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    Print2012
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    editors, Susan S. Aronson, Timothy R. Shope.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2013
    Foreword -- About this book -- What is new in this edition? -- Introduction: keeping healthy -- How infection spreads -- Infection control measures -- Health of teachers/caregivers and other staff members -- Recognizing the ill child: inclusion/exclusion criteria -- Signs and symptoms chart -- Quick reference sheets -- Role of the health consultant in child care and schools -- Immunization schedule and information -- Infectious disease outbreaks, epidemics, and bioterrorism/environmental health emergencies -- Sample letters, forms, and relevant resources -- Glossary -- Index.
  • Print
    [edited by] Gerald L. Mandell, John E. Bennett, Raphael Dolin.
    Printv. 1-2.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    [edited by] John E. Bennett, Raphael Dolin, Martin J. Blaser.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2015
  • Digital
    WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network.
    Digital : WHO2011
    Print2011
    "WHO has developed this manual in order to strengthen the laboratory diagnosis and virological surveillance of influenza infection by providing standard methods for the collection, detection, isolation and characterization of viruses"--Publisher's description.
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    edited by Mike Sharland [and twenty-seven others].
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    This manual gives information on the causative organisms, epidemiology and clinical features of all important childhood infections. It includes guidance on the clinical management of the infections and on steps to be taken to prevent future cases.
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    [edited by] Nelson M. Gantz, Richard B. Brown, Steven L. Berk, James W. Meyers.
    Digital : Ovid2006
    Print2006
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    Diane E. Griffin, Michael B.A. Oldstone, editors.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Print2009
    John F. Enders and measles virus vaccine : a reminiscence / S.L. Katz -- Measles virus receptors / Y. Yanagi ... [et al.] -- Measles virus and CD46 / C. Kemper and J.P. Atkinson -- Measles virus glycoprotein complex assembly, receptor attachment, and cell entry / C.K. Navaratnarajah, V.H.J. Leonard and R. Cattaneo -- The measles virus replication cycle / B.K. Rima and W.P. Duprex -- Nucleocapsid structure and function / S. Longhi -- Reverse genetics of measles virus and resulting multivalent recombinant vaccines : applications of recombinant measles viruses / M.A. Billeter, H.Y. Naim and S.A. Udem -- Measles virus interaction with host cells and impact on innate immunity / D. Gerlier and H. Valentin.
  • Digital
    Diane E. Griffin, Michael B.A. Oldstone, editors.
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