Vaccines / Edition 4

Vaccines / Edition 4

by Stanley A. Plotkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0721696880

ISBN-13: 9780721696881

Pub. Date: 09/16/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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 safety...recommendations for vaccine use, with rationales...data on the impact of vaccination programs on morbidity and mortality.

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 safety...recommendations for vaccine use, with rationales...data on the impact of vaccination programs on morbidity and mortality...and 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:
9780721696881
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/16/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1696
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.47(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-Gu’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 in Europe
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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