Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens, and Practice, Volumes 1 & 2 / Edition 1

Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens, and Practice, Volumes 1 & 2 / Edition 1

by Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, Peter F. Weller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443079080

ISBN-13: 9780443079085

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Due to increased travel in isolated regions, clinicians are more likely to encounter tropical diseases than ever before. This modern textbook comprehensively covers all tropical diseases. Written by an internationally renowned group of contributors, it covers the pathogens, syndromes, and organ systems. It is profusely illustrated, including life cycles for all

Overview

Due to increased travel in isolated regions, clinicians are more likely to encounter tropical diseases than ever before. This modern textbook comprehensively covers all tropical diseases. Written by an internationally renowned group of contributors, it covers the pathogens, syndromes, and organ systems. It is profusely illustrated, including life cycles for all significant organisms.

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-618-5

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443079085
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1644
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Principles of Parasitism: Host-Parasite Interactions. Factors Influencing Geographic Distribution and Incidence of Tropical Infectious Diseases. Epidemiology in Tropical Medicine. Population Dynamics of Infectious Disease in the Tropics. Social and Cultural Factors in Tropical Medicine: Reframing Our Understanding of Disease. Nutrition-Infection Interactions. Micronutrients in Infection. Host Genetics and Susceptibility to Infection. Disease Erradication and Control. Travelers and Immigrants. Military Populations. Vector Biology. Animal Poisons in the Tropics. Plant Toxins in the Tropics. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in Tropical Diseases. Immunology, Host Defense, Immunodeficiencies, And Vaccines. Tropical Infectious Diseases and Malignancy. Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases. Chemotherapy of Bacterial, Fungal, And Viral Diseases. Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases. Enteric Escherichia Coli Infections. Typhoid Fever. Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis. Shigellosis. Campylobacter Infections. Cholera. Noncholera Vibrio Infections. Enteric Clostridium Infections. Helicobacter Pylori Infection. Meningococcal Infections. Gonococcal and Other Neisserial Infections. Hemophilus Infections. Calymmatobacterium Granulomatis (Donovanosis). Pneumococcal Infections. Streptococcal and Staphylococcal Infections. Pertussis. Legionellosis. Melioidosis. Diphtheria. Tuberculosis and Atypical Mycobacterial Infections. Leprosy. Anthrax. Bartonellosis. Brucellosis. Plague. Tetanus. Treponemal Infections. Relapsing Fever and Other Borrelia Infections. Leptospirosis. Trachoma. Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections of the Genital Tract. Psittacosis. Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses. Typhus Group Rickettsioses. Scrub Typhus. Ehrlichiosis. Q Fever. Dermatophytosis. Mycetoma. Chromoblastomycosis and Phaeohyphomycosis. Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis, Coccidioidomycosis, And Cryptococcosis. Paracoccidioidomycosis. Penicillioisis. Candida Infections. Entomophthoramycosis, Lobomycosis, Rhinosporidiosis, And Sporotrichosis. Pneumocystosis. Intestinal Amebiasis. Intestinal Flagellate and Ciliate Infections. Intestinal Coccidia Infection. Malaria. Babesiosis. African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness). American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease). Leishmaniasis. Free-Living Amebas: Naegleria, Acanthamoeba, And Balamuthia Infections. Nonintestinal Flagellate Infections. Microsporidiosis. Filariasis. Loiasis and Mansonella Infection. Onchocerciasis. Zoonotic Filariasis. Dracunculiasis. Toxocariasis and Larva Migrans Syndromes. Trichinellosis. Angiostrongyliasis. Other Tissue Nematode Infections. Enterobiasis. Trichuriasis. Ascariasis. Hookworm Infections. Strongyloidiasis. Overview of Cestode Infections. Taeniasis. Cysticercosis. Diphyllobothriasis. Echinococcus. Other Cestode Infections. Schistosomiasis. Liver, Lung and Intestinal Fluke Infections. Measles. Human Herpesvirus Infections. Smallpox and Monkeypox. Influenza Virus, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Parainfluenza Viruses, Rhinovirus, And Respiratory Adenovirus Infections. Enterovirus Infections, Including Poliomyelitis. Rotavirus Infections. Calicivirus Infections. Astrovirus, Enteric Adenovirus, And Other Enteric Viral Infections. Hepatitis. Overview of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. Arenavirus Infections. Bunyaviral Fevers: Rift Valley Fever and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. Hantavirus Infection. Other Bunyavirus Infections. Filoviruses. Yellow Fever. Dengue/Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. Other Flavivirus Infections. Alphavirus Infections. Rabies. AIDS and AIDS-Related Viruses. Arthropod-, Tongue Worm-, And Leech-Borne Diseases. Health Advice for International Travel. Gastrointestinal Symptoms. Fever and Systemic Symptoms. Eosinophilia. Cutaneous Lesions. Hepatobiliary Disease. Pulmonary Disease. Ocular Symptoms. Neurologic Disease. Anemia. Urologic Symptoms. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tropical Infectious Disease Coinfection. Travel-Related Health Concerns Associated with Extremes of Environment.

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