Vaccines / Edition 3

Vaccines / Edition 3

by Stanley A. Plotkin, Walter A. Orenstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0721674437

ISBN-13: 9780721674438

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Harcourt

This classic resource examines every aspect of vaccination - from development to use in reducing disease. Completely revised and updated, it provides authoritative information on vaccine production, available preparations, efficacy, and safetyrecommendations for vaccine use, with rationalesdata on the impact of vaccination programs on morbidity and mortalityand

Overview

This classic resource examines every aspect of vaccination - from development to use in reducing disease. Completely revised and updated, it provides authoritative information on vaccine production, available preparations, efficacy, and safetyrecommendations for vaccine use, with rationalesdata on the impact of vaccination programs on morbidity and mortalityand more.

  • Provides a complete understanding of each disease, including clinical characteristics, microbiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment, as well an epidemiology and public health issues.
  • Discusses the proper use of immune globulins and antitoxins.
  • Examines vaccine stability, immunogenicity, efficacy, duration of immunity, adverse events, indications, contraindications, precautions, administration with other vaccines, and disease control strategies.
  • Illustrates concepts and objective data with over 605 tables and figures.
  • Covers the latest in smallpox, anthrax, poliomyelitis, hepatitis, and more.
  • Analyses the cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness of vaccines.
  • Features the latest in vaccine research.
  • With 105 additional contributing experts.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780721674438
    Publisher:
    Harcourt
    Publication date:
    01/28/1999
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    1230
    Product dimensions:
    8.82(w) x 11.29(h) x 2.22(d)

    Table of Contents

    1.History
    2.History of Polio Vaccine Development
    3.Immunology of Vaccination
    4.The Vaccine Industry
    5.Vaccine Manufacture
    6.Adjuvants
    7.Additives
    8.General Immunization Practice
    9.Smallpox and Vaccinia
    10.Immunization in the Immunocompromised Host
    11.Immunization of HIV-Infected Persons
    VACCINES RECOMMENDED FOR ALL CHILDREN AND ADULTS
    12.Bacilli Calmette-Gua'erin Vaccine
    13.Diphtheria Toxoid
    14.Haemophilus Influenzae Vaccine
    15.Hepatitis A Vaccine
    16.Hepatitis B Vaccine
    17.Influenza Vaccines-Inactivated
    18.Live Influenza Virus Vaccine
    19.Measles Vaccine
    20.Mumps Vaccine
    21.Pertussis Vaccine
    22.Pneumococcal Polysaccharide
    23.Pneumo Conjugate
    24.Polio Vaccine Inactivated
    25.Live Attenuated Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
    26.Rubella Vaccine
    27.Tetanus Toxoid
    28.Varicella Vaccine
    29.Combination Vaccines
    SPECIAL VACCINES
    30.Adenovirus Vaccines
    31.Anthrax Vaccine
    32.Cholera Vaccine
    33.Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines
    34.Meningococcal Vaccines
    35.Miscellaneous Vaccines
    36.Plague Vaccine
    37.Rabies Vaccine
    38.Tick - Borne Encephalitis Vaccine
    39.Typhoid Fever Vaccines
    40.Yellow Fever Vaccine
    SELECTED VACCINES OF THE FUTURE
    41.New Technologies for Making Vaccines
    42.Pox Virus Vaccine-Recombinant
    43.Cytomegalovirus Vaccines
    44.Diarrheal Disease Vaccine
    45.Human Immunodeficiency Virus Vaccine
    46.Lyme Disease Vaccine
    47.Malaria Vaccine
    48.Other Parasitic Disease Vaccines
    49.Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine
    50.Rotavirus Vaccines
    51.Staphylococcus Vaccine
    PUBLIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS
    52.Immunization in the United States
    53.Immunization inEurope
    54.Immunization in Developing Countries
    55.Community Immunity
    56.Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Vaccine Policy
    57.Vaccines for International Travel
    58.Vaccines for Healthcare Workers
    59.Regulation an Testing of Vaccines
    60.Safety of Vaccines
    61.Safety of Multiple Antigen Administration
    62.Legal Issues
    63.Public Acceptance of Vaccines
    APPENDICES

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