Sequelae and Long-term Consequences of Infectious Diseases
Pina M. Fratamico, James L. Smith, Kim A. Brogden
ASM Press, 2009 - Medical - 509 pages
New insights for anyone involved in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and study of infectious disease. Provides a unique, single source dedicated to the sequelae and long-term consequences of infection by microbial pathogens. Elucidates the many mechanisms that microorganisms use to cause disease. Explores a variety of chronic illnesses known or suspected to be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and prions. Serves as a springboard for new research into the causes of chronic illnesses as well as cures and preventive measures. Serves as a graduate-level text, providing students with a deep understanding of the mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions.