Sequelae and Long-term Consequences of Infectious Diseases

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Pina M. Fratamico, James L. Smith, Kim A. Brogden
ASM Press, 2009 - Medical - 509 pages
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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.

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Dion Boucicault ("b." 1820) was an Irish playwright and actor, known as much for his colourful life as his enduring dramas. Called 'the most conspicuous English dramatist of the 19th century' by the New York Times, he was a great favourite of Queen Victoria, who commissioned a portrait of him to hang at Windsor Castle. Boucicault lived on both sides of the Atlantic, becoming a theatrical innovator (championing matinees, and sensational on-stage spectacles) and, with 1895's "Octoroon", one of the first authors to depict the life of black people in the US. "London Assurance" is probably his best known work, though other plays such as "The Colleen Bawn" and "The Shaughraun "went on to influence the next crop of Irish dramatists from Wilde to Synge and O'Casey.

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