Toxoplasmosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

Toxoplasmosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

by David H. M. Joynson
     
 

This authoritative account looks at the re-emergence of toxoplasmosis as a significant and potentially fatal infection.See more details below

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This authoritative account looks at the re-emergence of toxoplasmosis as a significant and potentially fatal infection.

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ISBN-13:
9780521443289
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Pages:
395
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Historical perspective; 1. Biology Eskild Petersen and J. P. Dubey; 2. Immunology of toxoplasma infection Christopher A. Hunter and Gabrielle Reichman; 3. Epidemiology Susan M. Hall, Michael Ryan and David Buxton; 4. Infection in the immunocompetent Darrel O. Ho-Yen; 5. Infections in HIV positive patients Peter Mariuz and Roy T. Steigbigel; 6. Infection in other immunosuppressed patients Tim G. Wreghitt and David H. M. Joynson; 7. Maternal and fetal infection Philippe Thulliez; 8. Prenatal screening Ruth Gilbert and Catherine S. Peckham; 9. Newborn screening Roger Eaton, George F. Grady and Ho-Wen Hsu; 10. Infections in neonates and infants Jacques Couvreur; 11. Ocular infection Gordon N. Dutton; 12. Laboratory diagnosis of infection David H. M. Joynson and Edward C. Guy; 13. Antitoxoplasma chemotherapy Robert E. McCabe; 14. Vaccines James L. Fishback and Jack Frenkel; Appendices: Appendix 1. Suggested treatment protocols; Appendix 2. Management of toxoplasma infection in pregnancy; Appendix 3. Hygiene measures to prevent infection; Appendix 4. Classification system and case definitions; Index.

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