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Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, - Andrew J. Pollard

Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children

Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology,

By: Andrew J. Pollard (Editor), George H. McCracken (Editor), Adam Finn (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9780306483448
Number Of Pages: 256

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Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children brings together leading experts in the field to provide a current and authoritative view concerning the hottest topics of concern to clinicians caring for children with infections and research scientists working in the areas of infectious disease, immunology, microbiology and public health.
The book is based on 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 2003.

Of vaccination and infectious diseases in 2003
New antibiotics and bacterial resistance
New antivirals and antiviral resistance
Mucosal immunity to infections and its importance in future vaccinology
Dynamics of bacterial carriage and disease : lessons from the meningococcus
Current management of bacterial meningitis
Congenital syphilis resurgent
Antibiotics for acute otitis media in the era of antibiotic resistance - what are the choices?
Bone and joint infections in children
Sepsis syndrome in children : can we do better?
Prevention of enteric diseases
Viral hepatitis in children
Controversies in neonatal infection
Bacterial and fungal infections in the neonate : current diagnosis and therapy
Pertussis is back and now what?
The immunocompromised host : the patient with recurrent infection
Febrile neutropenia : past, present, and future
HIV-1 infection in children : current practice and future predictions
Preventing perinatal transmission of HIV - are we doing enough?
Congenital cytomegalovirus infection : epidemiology and treatment
Global control of rotavirus disease
RSV and influenza
Encephalitis - beyond aciclovir
Current issues in managing group A streptococcal infections
Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome - at last the etiology is clear?
The last of the meningococcus?
The potential of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines to reduce antibiotic resistance
Is haemophilus influenzae type b disease finished?
Strategies for preventing group B streptococcal disease
Recent advances in the therapy against invasive aspergillosis
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ISBN: 9780306483448
ISBN-10: 0306483440
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, : Book 549
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st June 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.64 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.79