Rhinovirus Infections Book

Rhinovirus Infections


  • Author : Nathan Bartlett
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128164181

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Rhinovirus Infections Excerpt :

Rhinovirus Infections: Rethinking the Impact on Human Health and Disease provides a timely review of the impact of rhinovirus infections on human health. It identifies disease mechanisms relating to the virus, human host and environmental factors. This viewpoint allows us to look forward to the development of treatments for a virus for which treatment options are currently non-existent. By providing detailed insights into this virus, its host and the environmental factors that play into rhinovirus induced diseases, this book explains disease mechanisms and summarizes existing and developing therapeutic approaches for better research, diagnosis and potential treatments. Provides insight into viral diversity and identification of virulence factors, showing how the subtype of rhinovirus affects susceptibility to diseases Explores host and environmental factors, explaining how age, health status, genotype, lifestyle and environment influence the outcome of a rhinovirus infection Covers vaccines and treatments, discussing the health burden associated with rhinovirus infections and the driving development of an increasing array of treatment approaches

Viral Infections of Humans Book

Viral Infections of Humans


  • Author : Alfred S. Evans
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1997-06-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1128
  • ISBN 10 : 0306448556

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Viral Infections of Humans Excerpt :

An exhaustive reference on epidemiological aspects of viral infections in humans, with section on concepts and methods, acute viral infections, viral infections and malignant diseases, and chronic diseases. Chapters on specific viruses offer a common framework of material on methods of epidemiologic

Common Cold Book

Common Cold


  • Author : Ronald Eccles
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-11-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9783764399122

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Common Cold Excerpt :

The common cold is unlike any other human disease because of two f- tors: firstly, it is arguably the most common human disease and, secondly, it is one of the most complex diseases because of the number of viruses that cause the familiar syndrome of sneezing, sore throat, runny nose and nasal congestion. These two factors have made a ‘cure’ for the common cold one of the most difficult scientific and clinical endeavours (a topic often d- cussed in the popular media, where comparisons are made with the ease of putting a man on the moon). The present book brings together a wide range of experts from epidemiologists to virologists and pharmacologists to look at recent advances in our knowledge of the common cold. In some respects the book is unique, as it focuses on the common cold, a syndrome so familiar to the layperson but one that receives little attention from the scientist and clinician. The common cold can be viewed from many different aspects as illustrated in Figure 1. The core knowledge for understanding the common cold must first come from virology and this is discussed in several chapters of the book. There have been major advances in this field because of the use of new methods of detecting viruses such as polymerase chain reaction techniques that have greatly aided our understanding of the epidemiology of viruses associated with common cold.

How Pathogenic Viruses Work Book

How Pathogenic Viruses Work


  • Author : Lauren Sompayrac
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 0763720828

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How Pathogenic Viruses Work Excerpt :

A clever, accessible overview that uses a survey of 12 of the most common viral infections, to teach the fundamental principles of human virology.

The Microbe Host Interface in Respiratory Tract Infections Book

The Microbe Host Interface in Respiratory Tract Infections


  • Author : Jan L. L. Kimpen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-12-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 0849336465

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The Microbe Host Interface in Respiratory Tract Infections Excerpt :

The molecular pathogenesis of microbial agents responsible for respiratory tract infections (RTIs) has been the focus of much research in recent years. The emphasis has been on developing new treatments such as novel antimicrobials and more effective vaccines. Significant attention has also been paid to improving molecular diagnostic methods to identify RTI-causing microbes, as well as understanding the host response to them. The Microbe-Host Interface in Respiratory Tract Infections presents an overview of the current knowledge in this area. It provides us with the first coherent picture of emerging strategies for controlling the microbes responsible for RTIs. This comprehensive volume is divided into three sections: the first reviews topics of general interest; the second focuses on bacterial and atypical RTIs; while the final section covers viral RTIs. Each of the chapters is the work of two or more of the top scientists in the field writing about their own pioneering research. Various chapters comment on vaccines, antibiotics, and molecular diagnostic methods. This cutting-edge work is essential reading for research microbiologists and other scientists involved in the investigation and treatment of RTIs.

Viral Infections and Treatment Book

Viral Infections and Treatment


  • Author : Helga Rubsamen-Waigmann
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780824756413

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Viral Infections and Treatment Excerpt :

Examining the pathology and transmission of the most common viral diseases, this reference compiles reviews by international specialists which detail breakthroughs in patient management, diagnostics and treatment of viral infections.

Viral Infections of Humans Book

Viral Infections of Humans


  • Author : Alfred Evans
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 584
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461339885

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SARS  MERS and other Viral Lung Infections Book

SARS MERS and other Viral Lung Infections


  • Author : David S. Hui
  • Publisher : European Respiratory Society
  • Release Date : 2016-06-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849840705

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SARS MERS and other Viral Lung Infections Excerpt :

Viral respiratory tract infections are important and common causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In the past two decades, several novel viral respiratory infections have emerged with epidemic potential that threaten global health security. This Monograph aims to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome and other viral respiratory infections, including seasonal influenza, avian influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and human rhinovirus, through six chapters written by authoritative experts from around the globe.

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Book

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Sarah S. Long
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1618
  • ISBN 10 : 0702034681

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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

"In print, online, or on your mobile device, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease provides the comprehensive and actionable coverage you need to understand, diagnose, and manage the ever-changing, high-risk clinical problems caused by infectious diseases in children and adolescents. With new chapters, expanded and updated coverage, and increased worldwide perspectives, this authoritative medical reference offers the latest need-to-know information in an easily-accessible, high-yield format for quick answers and fast, effective intervention!"--Publisher's website.

Public Health and Infectious Diseases Book

Public Health and Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Jeffrey Griffiths
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-03-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123815071

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Public Health and Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

Emerging infectious diseases may be defined as diseases being caused by pathogens only recently recognized to exist. This group of diseases is important globally, and the experience of the last 30 years suggests that new emerging diseases are likely to bedevil us. As the global climate changes, so changes the environment, which can support not only the pathogens, but also their vectors of transmission. This expands the exposure and effects of infectious disease and, therefore, the importance of widespread understanding of the relationship between public health and infectious disease. This work brings together chapters that explain reasons for the emergence of these infectious diseases. These include the ecological context of human interactions with other humans, with animals that may host human pathogens, and with a changing agricultural and industrial environment, increasing resistance to antimicrobials, the ubiquity of global travel, and international commerce. * Features the latest discoveries related to influenza with a newly published article by Davidson Hamer and Jean van Seventer * Provides a listing of rare diseases that have become resurgent or spread their geographic distribution and are re-emergent * Highlights dengue and malaria, as well as agents such as West Nile and other arboviruses that have spread to new continents causing widespread concerns * Includes discussions of climate influencing the spread of infectious disease and political and societal aspects

Infectious Diseases Book

Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Sherwood L. Gorbach
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2515
  • ISBN 10 : 9780781733717

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Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

The Third Edition of this definitive reference provides comprehensive guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of every infectious disease seen in current clinical practice. More than 300 world-class practitioners detail the full range of clinical infections, microorganisms, diagnostic tests, and antimicrobial therapies. Coverage includes chapters on surgical infections written by preeminent surgeons and up-to-the-minute information on HIV infection. A comprehensive antimicrobial drugs section includes tables that provide at-a-glance prescribing information. New Third Edition chapters cover bioterrorism, hospital infections, emerging infections, human herpesvirus-8, West Nile virus, food safety, linezolid and quinupristin/dalfopristin, molecular diagnostics, and diagnostic significance of nonspecific laboratory abnormalities.

Viral Infections in Children  Volume II Book

Viral Infections in Children Volume II


  • Author : Robin J. Green
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-05-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319540931

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Viral Infections in Children Volume II Excerpt :

This second one of a two volume set will be of interest to medical microbiologists, practitioners, medical students and other health care providers who are engaged in management and treatment of pediatric viral infections. New evidence on topics related to better clinical management of patients is presented. The book may double as a clinical guide to care with algorithms, Practice Points and photographs and therefore aid the clinical decision making in management of sick children.

Human Respiratory Viral Infections Book

Human Respiratory Viral Infections


  • Author : Sunit K. Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 698
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466583214

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Human Respiratory Viral Infections Excerpt :

Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology, molecular biology, and immunology to cover clinical diagnos

Mandell  Douglas  and Bennett s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases Book

Mandell Douglas and Bennett s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases


  • Author : John E. Bennett
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-08-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 5208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323550277

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Mandell Douglas and Bennett s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

For four decades, physicians and other healthcare providers have trusted Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases to provide expert guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of these complex disorders. The 9th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with newly expanded chapters, increased global coverage, and regular updates to keep you at the forefront of this vitally important field. Meticulously updated by Drs. John E. Bennett, Raphael Dolin, and Martin J. Blaser, this comprehensive, two-volume masterwork puts the latest information on challenging infectious diseases at your fingertips. Provides more in-depth coverage of epidemiology, etiology, pathology, microbiology, immunology, and treatment of infectious agents than any other infectious disease resource. Features an increased focus on antibiotic stewardship; new antivirals for influenza, cytomegalovirus, hepatitis C, hepatitis B., and immunizations; and new recommendations for vaccination against infection with pneumococci, papillomaviruses, hepatitis A, and pertussis. Covers newly recognized enteroviruses causing paralysis (E-A71, E-D68); emerging viral infections such as Ebola, Zika, Marburg, SARS, and MERS; and important updates on prevention and treatment of C. difficile infection, including new tests that diagnose or falsely over-diagnose infectious diseases. Offers fully revised content on bacterial pathogenesis, antibiotic use and toxicity, the human microbiome and its effects on health and disease, immunological mechanisms and immunodeficiency, and probiotics and alternative approaches to treatment of infectious diseases. Discusses up-to-date topics such as use of the new PCR panels for diagnosis of meningitis, diarrhea and pneumonia; current management of infected orthopedic implant infections; newly recognized infections transmitted by black-legged ticks in the USA: Borrelia miyamotoi and Powassan virus; infectious complications of new drugs for cancer; new

Mucosal Immunology Book
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Mucosal Immunology


  • Author : Jiri Mestecky
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-02-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2064
  • ISBN 10 : 0080454267

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Mucosal immunology is so important since most infectious agents enter the body through the various mucous membranes, and many common infections take place in or on mucous membranes. Mucosal Immunology, now in its third edition, is the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal immunology. This book contains new research data, exceptional illustrations, original theory, a new perspective and excellent organization. * The most comprehensive text on mucosal immunology from internationally recognized experts in the field * Includes exceptional color illustrations, new research data, original theory and information on all mucosal diseases * Contains nine new chapters and an expanded appendix