Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

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Continued geographic expansion of dengue viruses and their mosquito vectors has seen the magnitude and frequency of epidemic dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever (DF/DHF) increase dramatically. Recent exciting research on dengue has resulted in major advances in our understanding of all aspects of the biology of these viruses, and this updated second edition brings together leading research and clinical scientists to review dengue virus biology, epidemiology, entomology, therapeutics, vaccinology and clinical management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845939649
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 12/28/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Duane J. Gubler is at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

Eng Eong Ooi is at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

Subhash Vasudevan is at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

Jeremy Farrar is Professor & Director, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam.

Table of Contents

History & Epidemiology
1. Dengue Viruses: their evolution, history and emergence as a global public health problem
2. Mapping the Epidemiology of Dengue
3. Economic and Disease Burden of Dengue
4. Surveillance for Dengue
5. Dengue Infections in Travelers
6. A review of transmission models of dengue: a quantitative and qualitative analysis of model features

The Disease
7. Clinical Features of Dengue
8. Neurological Manifestations of Dengue Virus Infection
9. The Southeast Asia Regional Office (WHO) Guidelines for Clinical management of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
10. Laboratory Diagnosis of Dengue
11. Dengue Pathogenesis - Host Factors
12. Dengue Pathogenesis – Viral Factors
13. The acquired immune response in dengue virus infection
14. Innate Immune Responses to Dengue Infection
15. Pathology of Dengue Virus Infection
16. Dengue Drug Development

The virus
17. Taxonomy and Evolutionary Relationships of Flaviviruses
18. Molecular Virology of Dengue Virus
19. The structural biology of dengue virus
20. The Non-Structural Proteins of Dengue Virus

Virus-host interaction
21. The Interface between Dengue Virus and the Human Host
22. Dengue Virus-Mosquito Interactions and Molecular Methods of Vector Control
23. Animal Models of Dengue Infection and Disease

Dengue prevention
24. Dengue vector bionomics: Why Aedes aegypti is such a good vector
25. Surveillance and control of urban dengue vectors
26. Dengue Vector Control - New Approaches
27. Biological control of dengue and Wolbachia-based strategies
28. Dengue Vaccines
29. Dengue Virus Neutralization and Surrogates of Protection

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