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Title Taenia solium cysticercosis : from basic to clinical science / edited by Gagandeep Singh and Sudesh Prabhakar
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY : CABI Pub., [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 457 pages) : illustrations
Contents Taenia solium : Basic Biology and Transmission / Zbigniew S. Pawlowski -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis : New and Revisited Immunological Aspects / Ana Flisser, Dolores Correa and Carlton A.W. Evans -- Molecular Determinants of Host-Parasite Interactions : Focus on Parasite / José L. Molinari and Patricia Tato -- Animal Models of Taenia solium Cysticercosis : Role in Understanding Host-Parasite Interactions / Astrid E. Cardona and Judy M. Teale -- Mitochondrial DNA of Taenia solium : From Basic to Applied Science / Akira Ito, Minoru Nakao, Munehiro Okamoto, Yasuhito Sako and Hiroshi Yamasaki -- Hereditary Factors in Neurocysticercosis with Emphasis on Single, Small, Enhancing CT Lesions / Vasantha Padma, Satish Jain, Achal Srivastava, Manjari Tripathi and Mahesh C. Maheshwari -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis : an Overview of Global Distribution and Transmission / Peter M. Schantz -- What Have We Learnt From Epidemiological Studies of Taenia solium Cysticercosis in Peru? / Hector H. García, Robert H. Gilman, Armando E. Gonzalez, Manuela Verastegui, Victor C.W. Tsang and The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru -- Epidemiology of Taenia solium Taeniasis and Cysticercosis in Mexico / Elsa Sarti -- Taenia solium Taeniasis and Cysticercosis in Central America / José Garcia-Noval, Ana L. Sanchez and James C. Allan -- Neurocysticercosis in Brazil : Epidemiological Aspects / Svetlana Agapejev -- Taenia solium Taeniasis and Cysticercosis in Asia / Gagandeep Singh, Sudesh Prabhakar, Akira Ito, Seung Yull Cho and Dong-Chuan Qiu -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis in Africa / Michel Druet-Cabanac, Bienvenue Ramanankandrasana, Sylvie Bisser, Louis Dongmo, Gilbert Avodé, Léopold Nzisabira, Michel Dumas and Pierre-Marie Preux -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis : the Special Case of the United States / Wayne X. Shandera, Peter M. Schantz and A. Clinton White Jr -- Porcine Cysticercosis / Armando E. Gonzalez, Patricia P. Wilkins and Teresa Lopez -- Taenia solium : A Historical Note / Noshir H. Wadia and Gagandeep Singh -- Neurocysticercosis : an Overview of Clinical Presentations / Sudesh Prabhakar and Gagandeep Singh -- Meningeal Cysticercosis / Oscar H. Del Brutto -- Heavy Multilesional Cysticercotic Syndromes / Oscar H. Del Brutto, Hector H. García and Sudesh Prabhakar -- Intraventricular Neurocysticercosis / Albert C. Cuetter and Russell J. Andrews -- Neurocysticercosis and Epilepsy / Arturo Carpio and W. Allen Hauser -- Cerebrovascular Manifestations of Neurocysticercosis / Fernando Barinagarrementeria and Carlos Cantú -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis : Uncommon Manifestations / Gagandeep Singh and Indermohan S. Sawhney -- The Story Behind Solitary Cysticercus Granuloma / Vedantam Rajshekhar -- Seizures Due to Solitary Cysticercus Granuloma / J.M.K. Murthy -- Paediatric Neurocysticercosis / Sudesh Prabhakar and Gagandeep Singh -- Psychiatric Manifestations of Neurocysticercosis / Orestes V. Forlenza -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis : Ophthalmic Aspects / Atul Kumar and Namrata Sharma -- Neurocysticercosis : Diagnosis and Treatment in Special Situations / Ravindra K. Garg and Alok M. Kar -- The Pathology of Neurocysticercosis / Alfonso Escobar and Karen M. Weidenheim -- Single Small Enhancing Computed Tomography Lesions : Pathological Correlates / Geeta Chacko -- Imaging and Spectroscopy of Neurocysticercosis / Deepshikha Sharda, Sanjeev Chawla and Rakesh K. Gupta -- Taenia solium Cysticercosis : Immunodiagnosis of Neurocysticercosis and Taeniasis / Patricia P. Wilkins, Marianna Wilson, James C. Allan and Victor C.W. Tsang -- Antigen-based Immunoassays in the Diagnosis of Taenia solium Cysticercosis / Dolores Correa, Raquel Tapia-Romero, Antonio Meza-Lucas and Olga Mata-Ruiz -- Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Diagnosis of Taenia solium Cysticercosis / Taru Meri and Seppo Meri -- Immunodiagnosis in Solitary Cysticercus Granulomas / Anna Oomen -- Pharmacology of Anticysticercal Therapy / Helgi Jung and Dinora F. González-Esquivel -- Controversies in the Drug Treatment of Neurocysticercosis / Bhim S. Singhal and Rodrigo A. Salinas -- Neurocysticercosis : Neurosurgical Perspective / Bhawani S. Sharma and P. Sarat Chandra -- Endoscopic Management of Intraventricular Cysticercosis / Marvin Bergsneider and Jaime H. Nieto -- Control of Taenia solium with Emphasis on Treatment of Taeniasis / James C. Allan, Philip S. Craig and Zbigniew S. Pawlowski -- Taenia solium Vaccination : Present Status and Future Prospects / Carlton A.W. Evans -- Control of Taenia solium with Porcine Chemotherapy / Armando E. Gonzalez -- Use of a Simulation Model to Evaluate Control Programmes against Taenia solium Cysticercosis / Armando E. Gonzalez, Robert H. Gilman, Hector H. García and Teresa Lopez
Summary Taenia solium cysticerosis is a parasitic disease caused by the dissemination of the larval form of the pork tapeworm. This book covers basic science, epidemiology, clinical aspects, pathology, investigational aspects of neurocysticercosis and therapy and prevention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cysticercosis.
Form Electronic book
Author Prabhakar, Sudesh.
Singh, Gagandeep.
ISBN 0851998399 (e-ISBN)
9780851998398 (e-ISBN)