Tropical infectious diseases : principles, pathogens, and practice /

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Edition:3rd ed.
Imprint:Edinburgh : Saunders/Elsevier, c2011.
Description:xxiv, 1130 p. : ill.
Language:English
Subject:Tropical Medicine.
Communicable Diseases.
Tropical medicine.
Communicable diseases.
Medical microbiology.
Tropical medicine.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8380255
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Other authors / contributors:Guerrant, Richard L.
Walker, David H., 1943-
Weller, Peter F.
ISBN:9780702039355
0702039357
Notes:"Expert consult"--Cover.
Includes index.
Table of Contents:
  • Principles of Parasitism: Host-Parasite Interactions
  • The Perfect Storm: Climate, Ecosystems and Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Social and Cultural Factors in Tropical Medicine: Reframing Our Understanding of Disease
  • Nutrition and Micronutrients in Tropical Infectious Diseases
  • Host Genetics and Susceptibility to Infection
  • Disease Eradication and Control
  • Vector Biology
  • Immunology, Host Defense, Immunodeficiencies, and Vaccines
  • Vaccines in the Tropics
  • Tropical Infectious Diseases and Malignancy
  • Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases
  • Chemotherapy of Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Diseases
  • Global Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Enteric Escherichia coli Infections
  • Typhoid and Paratyphoid (Enteric) Fever
  • Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis
  • Campylobacter Infections
  • Cholera Infections
  • Noncholera Vibrio Infections
  • Enteric Clostridium Infections
  • Helicobacter pylori Infections
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Gonococcal and Other Neisserial Infections
  • Haemophilus ducreyi Infections
  • Donovanosis
  • Pneumococcal Infections
  • Group A Streptococcal and Staphylococcal Infections
  • Pertussis
  • Legionellosis
  • Melioidosis
  • Diphtheria
  • Tuberculosis and Atypical Mycobacterial Infections
  • Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection (Buruli Ulcer)
  • Leprosy
  • Anthrax
  • Bartonelloses
  • Brucellosis
  • Plague
  • Tetanus
  • Treponemal Infections
  • Relapsing Fever and Other Borrelia Diseases
  • Leptospirosis
  • Trachoma
  • Chlamydia trachomatis Infections of the Genital Tract (Including Lymphogranuloma Venereum)
  • Psittacosis
  • Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses
  • Typhus Group Rickettsioses
  • Scrub Typhus
  • Ehrlichioses and Anaplasmosis
  • Q Fever
  • Measles
  • Hendra and Nipah Viral Infections
  • Human Herpesvirus Infections
  • Smallpox and Related Orthopoxviral Infections
  • Respiratory Viral Infections
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  • Enterovirus Infections, Including Poliomyelitis
  • Rotavirus Infections
  • Calicivirus Infections
  • Astroviruses, Enteric Adenoviruses, and Other Gastroenteritis Viral Infections
  • Enteric Viral Hepatitis A and E
  • Viral Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B and Deltavirus Infections
  • Overview of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
  • Arenavirus Infections
  • Rift Valley Fever
  • Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Hantavirus Infections
  • Sandfly Fever, Oropouche Fever, and Other Bunyavirus Infections
  • Filovirus Infections
  • Yellow Fever
  • Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Japanese Encephalitis, West Nile, and Other Flavivirus Infections
  • Tick-borne Encephalitis and Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Alphavirus Infections
  • Rabies
  • Human Papillomavirus Infections
  • Human Retroviral Infections in the Tropics
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Mycetoma
  • Chromoblastomycosis and Phaeohyphomycosis
  • Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis, Coccidioidomycosis, and Cryptococcosis
  • Paracoccidioidomycosis
  • Penicilliosis Marneffei
  • Mucocutaneous and Deeply Invasive Candidiasis
  • Mucormycosis
  • Entomophthoramycosis, Lobomycosis, Rhinosporidiosis, and Sporotrichosis
  • Pneumocystosis
  • Enteric Amebiasis
  • Intestinal Flagellate and Ciliate Infections
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cyclospora, Isospora, and Sarcocystis Infections
  • Malaria
  • Babesiosis
  • African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness)
  • American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease)*
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-Living Amebae: Acanthamoeba spp., Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri, and Sappinia pedata
  • Microsporidiosis
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Lymphatic Filariasis
  • Loiasis and Mansonella Infections
  • Onchocerciasis
  • Zoonotic Filariasis
  • Dracunculiasis
  • Toxocariasis and Larva Migrans Syndromes
  • Trichinellosis
  • Angiostrongyliasis
  • Other Tissue Nematode Infections
  • Enterobiasis
  • Trichuriasis
  • Ascariasis
  • Hookworm Infections
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Introduction to Tapeworm Infections
  • Cysticercosis
  • Echinococcosis
  • Taenia and Other Tapeworm Infections
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Liver, Lung, and Intestinal Fluke Infections
  • Arthropods, Tongue Worms, Leeches, and Arthropod-borne Diseases
  • Distinguishing Tropical Infectious Diseases from Bioterrorism
  • Health Advice for International Travel
  • Migrant, Immigrant, and Refugee Health
  • Infectious Diseases in Modern Military Forces*
  • Gastrointestinal Symptoms
  • Fever and Systemic Symptoms
  • Eosinophilia
  • Cutaneous Lesions
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Approach to the Patient in the Tropics with Pulmonary Disease
  • Ocular Disease
  • Neurologic Disease
  • Approach to the Patient in the Tropics with Anemia
  • Sexually Transmitted and Urinary Tract Infections
  • Approach to the Patient with HIV and Coinfecting Tropical Infectious Diseases
  • Delusional Parasitosis
  • Tropical Infectious Disease Concerns in Pregnancy.