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  • Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Editor Shailendra K. Saxena
    ISBN 978-953-51-1312-6
    214 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1828 times.
    This book gives a comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of infecti ...
  • Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor David M. Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-1232-7
    534 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 4103 times.
    Of all the parasitic diseases, leishmaniasis is one of the most diverse, with a variety of manifestations, from relatively minor cutaneous lesions to deadly visceral infections. It is also widespread, causing human disease in the Americas, Asia, Eur ...
  • HLA and Associated Important Diseases
    HLA and Associated Important Diseases
    Editor Yongzhi Xi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1230-3
    382 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3866 times.
    This year marks the 60th anniversary of HLA discovery by the French Nobel laureate physician Jean Dausset, as well as the 55th anniversary of the identification and naming of the first HLA. Under such circumstances, both basic HLA research and its cl ...
  • Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Editor Sylvie Manguin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1188-7
    828 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 57047 times.
    Anopheles mosquitoes are highly important insects due to their involvement in the transmission of human malaria and its devastating consequences in endemic countries worldwide. In 2010 alone, malaria was responsible for an estimated 660,000 deaths. A ...
  • Recent Advances in the Field of Urinary Tract Infections
    Recent Advances in the Field of Urinary Tract Infections
    Editor Thomas Nelius
    ISBN 978-953-51-1180-1
    184 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6957 times.
    Urinary tract infections (UTI) continue to be under the most common bacterial infections worldwide. Diagnostic and treatment have substantial financial burden on society. In the USA, UTIs are responsible for more than 7 million physician visits annua ...
  • Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Editor Patricia Price, Nandini Makwana and Samantha Brunt
    ISBN 978-953-51-1116-0
    140 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5453 times.
    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is carried by 50 100% of the worlds population throughout their lives. Consequences are most readily seen in immunocompromised individuals such as organ transplant recipients, HIV-infected patients and new born infants. This boo ...
  • Neuroblastoma
    Neuroblastoma
    Editor Hiroyuki Shimada
    ISBN 978-953-51-1128-3
    310 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8954 times.
    Tumors of neuroblastoma group are heterogenous and their molecular/genomic properties are closely related to the prognosis of patients: some children enjoy an excellent clinical course after biopsy/surgery alone, and others suffer from a fatal outcom ...
  • Infection Control
    Infection Control
    Editor Silpi Basak
    ISBN 978-953-51-1145-0
    100 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5969 times.
    Health Care associated infection (HAI) is an emerging problem worldwide. HAI causes increased morbidity, mortality and average length of stay of the patient in the hospital. HAI also imposes economic burden on the patient, health care set up and als ...