By Scott B. Halstead
This distinctive quantity provides an updated evaluate of 1 of the realm s significant illnesses -- ailments as a result of the 4 dengue viruses. It starts with an insightful tale of the foundation of dengue sickness outbreaks, together with the emergence of serious and deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever. The nature, constitution and biology of the 4 dengue viruses are defined, and a significant section of the e-book is targeted at the epidemiology of dengue as a mosquito-borne affliction. this can be complemented by means of opinions of present mosquito regulate courses through 3 teams of exceptional professionals. The most powerful section of the quantity is its complete description of the present figuring out of dengue sickness pathogenesis, via an research of the professionals and cons of 5 of the main arguable components within the box: the WHO DEF case definition, secondary dengue infections, virulent viruses, the function of irregular T cells and autoimmunity.
Contents: Dengue: assessment and background (S B Halstead); The Infectious Agent (D W C Beasley & A D T Barrett); Epidemiology (S B Halstead); Resistance to an infection (D W Vaughn et al.); medical positive factors of Dengue (J Farrar); administration of Dengue (B Wills); Pathogenesis: probability components sooner than an infection (S B Halstead); removing of an infection (A L Rothman & F A Ennis); Pathophysiology (S B Halstead); analysis of Dengue Virus Infections (T P Endy et al.); The keep an eye on of Dengue Vectors (N G Gratz & S B Halstead); organic keep watch over of Dengue Vectors: delivers from the earlier (B H Kay); Mosquito keep an eye on: Behavioral and neighborhood Interventions (P Winch et al.); Controversies (J Rigau-Perez et al.).
Read or Download Dengue PDF
Similar viral books
This ebook describes the outbreak of human circumstances of avian influenza in Turkey and the nationwide and overseas reaction. Drawing on interviews with many of the key medical experts and significant companies concerned - the eu Centre for sickness Prevention and keep watch over (ECDC), the United countries kid's Fund (UNICEF), the nutrition and Agriculture association of the United countries (FAO) and the realm organization for Animal future health (OIE), in addition to WHO - it issues out sensible classes that nationwide and overseas public future health enterprises and policy-makers can use to reply successfully to destiny outbreaks and a potential avian influenza pandemic.
In March 2001, the nationwide Institutes of wellbeing and fitness issued the subsequent caution: "The variety of sites providing health-related assets grows each day. Many websites offer worthy details, whereas others could have details that's unreliable or deceptive. " additionally, end result of the speedy elevate in Internet-based info, many hours will be wasted looking, opting for, and printing.
During this quantity, the authors offer a superb evaluate of ways some distance the plant viral vector box has come. The self-discipline isn't any longer solely within the area of academics—there is a small, yet turning out to be variety of small biotechnology businesses that take advantage of plant viruses because the platform for advertisement innovation in crop development, commercial product production, and human and veterinary healthiness care.
Over the last twenty years bioscience amenities around the globe have skilled a number of security and safety incidents, together with many extraordinary incidents at so-called "sophisticated amenities" in North the US and Western Europe. This demonstrates approach dependent completely on biosafety degrees and safety laws is probably not adequate.
- Control of Plant Virus Diseases, Volume 90: Seed-Propagated Crops
- Ebola : profile of a killer virus
- Infectious Diseases from Nature: Mechanisms of Viral Emergence and Persistence
- Pulmonary Infection: An Atlas of Investigation and Management
- Dictionary of Parasitology
Additional info for Dengue
56,57 Other viruses Using historical accounts, the etiology of febrile exanthems can easily be confused. The most dramatic mix-up seems to have been caused by a virus known now as chikungunya, an alphavirus in the Togaviridae genus. 58 An account cited for many years as the initial description of dengue fever was, in fact, probably on chikungunya. David Bylon,59,60 “stads cirurgyn” of Batavia (Jakarta), described an epidemic of a febrile disease with an acute onset and joint involvement in 1779.
101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. Fischer DB, Halstead SB. Observations related to pathogenesis of dengue hemorrhagic fever. V. Examination of age-specific sequential infection rates using a mathematical model. Yale J Biol Med 1970;42:329–349. Winter PE et al. An insular outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever. I. Epidemiologic observations. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1968;7:590–599. Russell PK et al. An insular outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever. II. Virologic and serologic studies. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1968;17:600–608.
Kao Hsuing I Hsueh Ko Hsueh Tsa Chi 1989;5:1–11 (in Chinese). Rigau-Perez J et al. Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever. Lancet 1998a;352:971–977. Saluzzo JF. Isolation of dengue 2 and dengue 4 viruses from patients in Senegal. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1986;80:5. Halstead SB et al. Haiti: absence of dengue hemorrhagic fever despite hyperendemic dengue virus transmission. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2001;65:180–183. qxd 9/16/2008 12:26 PM Page 23 Dengue: Overview and History 23 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42.