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Title Hot topics in infection and immunity in children. II / edited by Andrew J. Pollard and Adam Finn
Published New York, NY : Springer, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xix, 234 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 0065-2598 ; v. 568
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 568. 0065-2598
Contents Emerging infections and children: influenza and acute necrotizing encephalopathy / Sarah S. Long -- Chickenpox party or varicella vaccine? / Sophie Hambleton and Ann M. Arvin -- The ABC of Epstein-Barr virus infections / Upton D. Allen -- The immune response to viral lower respiratory tract infection / Caroline A. Lindemans and Jan L.L. Kimpen -- Chronic granulomatous disease: from genetic defect to clinical presentation / Johan Bylund, David Goldblatt, and David P. Speert -- Novel primary immunodeficiencies / Capucine Picard and Jean-Laurent Casanova -- Periodic fever / Sarah S. Long -- BCG vaccine / Stephen Sze Shing Teo and Delane Shingadia -- Helminth infections of children: prospects for control / Peter J. Hotez [and others] -- Rabies on the doorstep / David A. Warrell -- Prevention of typhoid fever / Myron M. Levine and Philippe Lepage -- Dexamethasone in the treatment of pediatric bacterial meningitis In developing countries: is it beneficial? / Elizabeth Molyneux -- Should dexamethasone be part of routine therapy of bacterial meningitis in industrialised countries? / Peter McIntyre -- How to interpret a CSF: the art and the science / Tom Connell and Nigel Curtis -- Reverse vaccinology and vaccines for serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis / Dominic F. Kelly and Rino Rappuoli
Summary Provides a contemporary view from leading experts concerning the various topics of concern to clinicians caring for children with infections. This book brings together a collection of manuscripts from a faculty of authors of international standing who contributed to a course in Paediatric Infection and Immunity in Oxford, UK in June 2004
Analysis immunologie
infectious diseases
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Notes Published in association with the British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity and Infection Group (BPAIIG), the European Society for Infectious Diseases (ESPID), and the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford
"This book is based on the course "Infection and Immunity in Children 2004" which was held at Keble College Oxford, UK in June 2004. This is the second book in this series covering topics in infection and immunity during childhood"--Page v
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer eBooks
Subject Infection in children.
Communicable diseases in children.
Children -- Diseases -- Immunological aspects
Pediatrics -- Immunological aspects.
Children -- Diseases.
Infections -- drug therapy
Infections -- immunology
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
Bacterial Infections -- immunology
Virus Diseases -- drug therapy
Virus Diseases -- immunology
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Communicable diseases in children.
Children -- Diseases -- Immunological aspects.
Infection -- drug therapy.
Infection -- immunology.
Bacterial infections -- Drug therapy.
Bacterial Infections -- immunology.
Virus diseases -- Drug therapy.
Virus diseases -- Immunology.
Infection chez l'enfant.
Maladies infectieuses chez l'enfant.
Immunologie pédiatrique.
Infection in children.
Sciences de la vie.
Pediatrics -- Immunological aspects
Communicable diseases in children
Infection in children
Form Electronic book
Author Pollard, Andrew J.
Finn, Adam, 1959-
British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity, and Infection Group.
European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases.
University of Oxford. Department of Paediatrics.
ISBN 9780387253428
Other Titles Hot topics in infection and immunity in children 2