Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 5, 2011 - Medical - 1156 pages

Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice, by Drs. Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, and Peter F. Weller, delivers the expert, encyclopedic guidance you need to overcome the toughest clinical challenges in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by infectious agents from tropical regions. Sweeping updates to this 3rd edition include vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, and mucormycosis. New full-color images throughout allow you to more accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and better visualize the life cycles of infectious agents. Definitive, state-of-the-art coverage of pathophysiology as well as clinical management makes this the reference you’ll want to consult whenever you are confronted with tropical infections, whether familiar or unfamiliar!

  • Obtain complete and trustworthy advice from hundreds of the leading experts on tropical diseases worldwide, including cutting-edge summaries of pathophysiology and epidemiology as well as clinical management.
  • Get the latest answers on vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, mucormycosis, and much more.
  • Implement best practices from all over the world with guidance from almost twice as many international authors - over 100 representing more than 35 countries.
  • Accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and visualize the life cycles of infectious agents with new full-color images throughout.
 

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Contents

Filovirus Infections
483
Yellow Fever
492
Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
504
Japanese Encephalitis West Nile and Other Flavivirus Infections
511
Tickborne Encephalitis and Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever
515
Alphavirus Infections
519
Rabies
525
Human Papillomavirus Infections
532

Immunology Host Defense Immunodeficiencies and Vaccines
52
Vaccines in the Tropics
63
Tropical Infectious Diseases and Malignancy
71
Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases
76
Chemotherapy of Bacterial Fungal and Viral Diseases
95
Global Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases
105
Enteric Escherichia coli Infections
110
Typhoid and Paratyphoid Enteric Fever
121
Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis
128
Shigellosis
137
Campylobacter Infections
145
Cholera Infections
150
Noncholera Vibrio Infections
157
Enteric Clostridium Infections
162
Helicobacter pylori Infections
167
Meningococcal Disease
174
Gonococcal and Other Neisserial Infections
184
Haemophilus ducreyi Infections
191
Haemophilus influenzae
193
Donovanosis
196
Pneumococcal Infections
199
Group A Streptococcal and Staphylococcal Infections
203
Pertussis
212
Legionellosis
215
Melioidosis
219
Diphtheria
223
Tuberculosis and Atypical Mycobacterial Infections
228
Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection Buruli Ulcer
248
Leprosy
253
Anthrax
261
Bartonelloses
265
Brucellosis
271
Plague
276
Tetanus
284
Treponemal Infections
289
Relapsing Fever and Other Borrelia Diseases
295
Leptospirosis
303
Trachoma
308
Chlamydia trachomatis Infections of the Genital Tract Including Lymphogranuloma Venereum
314
Psittacosis
320
Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses
323
Typhus Group Rickettsioses
329
Scrub Typhus
334
Ehrlichioses and Anaplasmosis
339
Q Fever
344
Measles
347
Hendra and Nipah Viral Infections
352
Human Herpesvirus Infections
355
Smallpox and Related Orthopoxviral Infections
369
Respiratory Viral Infections
378
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS
392
Enterovirus Infections Including Poliomyelitis
398
Rotavirus Infections
406
Calicivirus Infections
411
Astroviruses Enteric Adenoviruses and Other Gastroenteritis Viral Infections
416
Enteric Viral Hepatitis A and E
420
Viral Hepatitis C
427
Hepatitis B and Deltavirus Infections
433
Overview of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
441
Arenavirus Infections
449
Rift Valley Fever
462
CrimeanCongo Hemorrhagic Fever
466
Hantavirus Infections
470
Sandfly Fever Oropouche Fever and Other Bunyavirus Infections
481
Human Retroviral Infections in the Tropics
541
Dermatophytosis
559
Mycetoma
565
Chromoblastomycosis and Phaeohyphomycosis
569
Histoplasmosis Blastomycosis Coccidioidomycosis and Cryptococcosis
573
Paracoccidioidomycosis
582
Penicilliosis Marneffei
586
Mucocutaneous and Deeply Invasive Candidiasis
589
Mucormycosis
597
Entomophthoramycosis Lobomycosis Rhinosporidiosis and Sporotrichosis
603
Pneumocystosis
608
Enteric Amebiasis
614
Intestinal Flagellate and Ciliate Infections
623
Cryptosporidiosis
633
Cyclospora Isospora and Sarcocystis Infections
641
Malaria
646
Babesiosis
676
African Trypanosomiasis Sleeping Sickness
682
American Trypanosomiasis Chagas Disease
689
Leishmaniasis
696
Pathogenic and Opportunistic FreeLiving Amebae
707
Microsporidiosis
714
Toxoplasmosis
722
Lymphatic Filariasis
729
Loiasis and Mansonella Infections
735
Onchocerciasis
741
Zoonotic Filariasis
750
Dracunculiasis
759
Toxocariasis and Larva Migrans Syndromes
763
Trichinellosis
768
Angiostrongyliasis
774
Other Tissue Nematode Infections
778
Enterobiasis
788
Trichuriasis
791
Ascariasis
794
Hookworm Infections
799
Strongyloidiasis
805
Introduction to Tapeworm Infections
813
Cysticercosis
815
Echinococcosis
824
Taenia and Other Tapeworm Infections
839
Schistosomiasis
848
Liver Lung and Intestinal Fluke Infections
854
Arthropods Tongue Worms Leeches and Arthropodborne Diseases
868
Distinguishing Tropical Infectious Diseases from Bioterrorism
879
Health Advice for International Travel
887
Migrant Immigrant and Refugee Health
902
Infectious Diseases in Modern Military Forces
910
Gastrointestinal Symptoms
916
Fever and Systemic Symptoms
925
Eosinophilia
939
Cutaneous Lesions
950
Hepatobiliary Disease
975
Approach to the Patient in the Tropics with Pulmonary Disease
982
Ocular Disease
991
Neurologic Disease
1017
Approach to the Patient in the Tropics with Anemia
1024
Sexually Transmitted and Urinary Tract Infections
1033
Approach to the Patient with HIV and Coinfecting Tropical Infectious Diseases
1046
Delusional Parasitosis
1066
Tropical Infectious Disease Concerns in Pregnancy
1072
INDEX
1082
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About the author (2011)

Richard L Guerrant MD

Thomas H Hunter Professor of International Medicine

Director, Center for Global Health, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Charlottesville

VA

USA

David H Walker MD

Carmage and Martha Walls Distinguished University Chair in Tropical Diseases

Director, WHO Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases

Professor and Chair,

Department of Pathology

University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston

TX

USA

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Co-Chief, Infectious Disease Division; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

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