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Title Emerging neurological infections / edited by Christopher Power, Richard T. Johnson.

Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  616.8 EMER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Neurological disease and therapy ; v. 67.
Neurological disease and therapy ; v. 67.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1 Microbial Evolution and Emerging Diseases / Esteban Domingo 1 -- 1 Introduction: A Highly Diverse and Dynamic Microbial World 1 -- 2 Evolution of Microbial Pathogens 4 -- 3 Emergence and Reemergence of Infectious Diseases 19 -- 2 Ecological Disturbances and Emerging Infections: Travel, Dams, Shipment of Goods, and Vectors / Mary Elizabeth Wilson 35 -- 2 Travel and Trade 36 -- 3 Changes in Land Use 48 -- 4 Summary and Perspectives For the Future 51 -- 3 Nipah Encephalitis / Chong-Tin Tan, K. Thong Wong, Kaw-Bing Chua 59 -- 2 Epidemiology 60 -- 3 Virology 61 -- 4 Acute Clinical Manifestations 61 -- 5 Laboratory Investigation Findings 63 -- 6 Radiologic Findings 64 -- 7 Pathology and Pathogenesis 65 -- 8 Treatment 67 -- 9 Prognosis, Sequelae, and Complications 67 -- 10 Infection in Animals 70 -- 11 Bat as Reservoir Host: Implications for Future Outbreaks 71 -- 4 Prion Diseases and Dementia / James A. Mastrianni 77 -- 2 Prion Protein 78 -- 3 Doppel, the Prion-Like Protein 79 -- 4 Clinical and Pathologic Subtypes of PrD 80 -- 5 Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease 82 -- 6 Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Syndrome 93 -- 7 Fatal Insomnia 95 -- 8 Polymorphic Codon 129 97 -- 9 Acquired PrD 98 -- 10 Differential Diagnosis 101 -- 11 Therapy for PrD 102 -- 5 Arenaviral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Argentine Hemorrhagic Fever and Lassa Fever / Delia A. Enria 115 -- 2 Viruses 115 -- 3 Epidemiology and Ecology 119 -- 4 Factors in the Emergence of Arenaviral Hemorrhagic Fevers 123 -- 5 Clinical Description 124 -- 6 Clinical Laboratory Studies 128 -- 7 Other Complementary Examinations 130 -- 8 Differential Diagnosis 130 -- 9 Etiologic Diagnosis 130 -- 10 Pathology and Pathophysiology 131 -- 11 Treatment 134 -- 12 Biosafety Measures 135 -- 13 Prevention and Control 135 -- 6 Cerebral Malaria / Nicholas Day 145 -- 2 Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Severe Disease 146 -- 3 Clinical Features 149 -- 4 Pathophysiology 156 -- 5 Treatment 169 -- 7 Rabies / Alan C. Jackson 189 -- 2 Rabies in the United States 190 -- 3 Rabies in Europe 195 -- 4 Rabies in Australia 196 -- 5 Rabies in Developing Countries 196 -- 6 Host Switching from Bats to Terrestrial Mammals 198 -- 7 Non-fatal Outcome of Rabies Virus Infections 199 -- 8 Lyme Disease / Patricia K. Coyle, Mustafa A. Hammad, Firas G. Saleh 207 -- 2 Epidemiology 208 -- 3 Organism 209 -- 4 Diagnosis 222 -- 9 Flaviviridae / Deborah S. Asnis, Robert Crupi 239 -- 2 West Nile Virus 240 -- 3 Japanese Encephalitis 247 -- 10 Neurocysticercosis / Larry E. Davis 261 -- 1 Life Cycle of Taenia solium 262 -- 2 Natural History of Neurocysticercosis 264 -- 11 Problem of Human African Trypanosomiasis / Peter G. E. Kennedy 289 -- 1 Nature and Scale of the Problem 289 -- 2 Neurological Features 291 -- 3 CNS Pathology and Neuropathogenesis of HAT 296 -- 4 Control and Treatment of HAT 299 -- 12 Enterovirus 71 Encephalitis / Chao-Ching Huang, Ying-Chao Chang, Cheng-Yu Chen 307 -- 2 Epidemiology 308 -- 3 Neurologic Complications and MR Imaging Correlates 309 -- 4 Associated Complications: Acute Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction 316 -- 5 Cytokine Levels and the Clinical Severity of EV71 Brainstem Encephalitis 318 -- 6 Autopsy Findings 318 -- 7 Pathogenesis of Acute Fatality with EV71 Brainstem Encephalitis and Pulmonary Edema 319 -- 8 Neurovirulent Strains vs. Host Susceptibility 319 -- 9 Potential Treatment and Prevention 322 -- 10 Future Prespectives 323 -- 13 Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Campylobacter Infection / Kazim A. Sheikh, Irving Nachamkin 327 -- 2 Clinical Features of GBS and Its Variants 328 -- 3 Pathology 330 -- 4 Pathogenesis 331 -- 5 Unresolved Issues 347 -- 6 Reconstruction of Pathogenesis 347 -- 14 Latent and Activated Brain Flora: Human Herpesviruses, Endogenous Retroviruses, Coronaviruses, and Chlamydia and Their Role in Neurological Disease / Michael Mayne, J. B. Johnston 363 -- 2 Overview of Latent Infectious Agents Associated with Neurological Disease 364 -- 3 HHV-6 Epidemiology, Roseola, and Association with Immunocompromised Patients 364 -- 4 HHV-6 Association with Neurological Disease 365 -- 5 Chlamydia pneumoniae 370 -- 6 Human Coronaviruses 373 -- 7 Human Endogenous Retroviruses 376 -- 8 Conclusion: How Can Different Latent Infectious Agents Cause a Common Neurological Outcome? A Potential Role for Toll-Like Receptors 379 -- 15 Herpes Simplex Virus Drug Resistance-HSV Thymidine Kinase Mutants / Richard B. Tenser 397 -- 2 HSV TK Mutants 400 -- 3 HSV Latency and Reactivation 403 -- 4 Role of HSV TK in Latency and Reactivation 404 -- 5 Role of HSV TK Mutants in Human Disease 407 -- 6 HSV TK and the New Biology 410 -- 16 Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections: Implications for Neurosurgical and Neurological Patients / Karen L. Roos 415 -- 3 Epidemiology 416 -- 4 Mechanisms of Resistance 417 -- 5 Therapeutic Implications of Antimicrobial Resistance 418 -- 6 Prevention 421 -- 7 Key Points 422 -- 17 HIV-Related Neurological Disease in the Era of HAART / C. T. Loy, S. Tomlinson, B. J. Brew 427 -- 1 Conditions Relating to the Brain 428 -- 2 Conditions Affecting the Spinal Cord 438 -- 3 Peripheral Nerve Manifestations of HIV 439 -- 18 Gauging the Threats: A Conceptual Framework for Prioritizing Research Directed Toward Intervention / Paul W. Ewald 453 -- 2 Categories of Emerging Diseases 454 -- 3 Illustrative Emerging Neurological Diseases 459 -- 4 Investigation and Intervention: The Overall Picture 462 -- 19 Immediate Responses to New Infections and the Rapid Development of a Vaccine Strategy / Edwina J. Wright, Catriona A. McLean, Steven L. Wesselingh 472 -- 2 New Neurological Infections 472 -- 3 Clinical Approach to the Identification of a New Infectious Disease in an Individual Patient 474 -- 4 Role of the Neuropathologist 476 -- 5 Developing a Case Definition in the Setting of an Outbreak of a New Central Nervous System Infection 477 -- 6 Treatment 480 -- 7 Infection Control 482 -- 8 Coordination of Public Health, State, and Federal Authorities 483 -- 9 Education of the Public 483 -- 10 Management of Outbreaks in Resource-Poor Countries 485 -- 11 Rapid Development of Protective Vaccine Strategies 485 -- 12 Models of Rapid Vaccine Development 486 -- 13 Reducing Blocks to Rapid Vaccine Development 488 -- 20 Future Perspectives 493.
Other author Power, Christopher, M.D.
Johnson, Richard T. (Richard Tidball), 1931-
Subject Nervous system -- Infections.
ISBN 0824754239 (hardcover : alk. paper)