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  • Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Editor Sylvie Manguin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1188-7
    813 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 51861 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
    175 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5593 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 ...
  • Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Editor Gaetano Serviddio
    ISBN 978-953-51-1109-2
    371 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10953 times.
    Continuous acquisition of new knowledge in Medicine is essential to ensure progression in diagnostics and therapeutics. In the last decade the discipline of Hepatology has achieved critical progress in the treatment of viral hepatitis. The present bo ...
  • Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Manifestations of Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Editor Patricia Price, Nandini Makwana and Samantha Brunt
    ISBN 978-953-51-1116-0
    131 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4504 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
    302 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7431 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
    92 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4863 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 ...
  • Current Perspectives in HIV Infection
    Current Perspectives in HIV Infection
    Editor Shailendra K. Saxena
    ISBN 978-953-51-1057-6
    469 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 16762 times.
    This book gives a comprehensive overview of HIV and AIDS including NeuroAIDS, as well as general concepts of pathology, immunity and immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of ...
  • Tuberculosis - Current Issues in Diagnosis and Management
    Tuberculosis - Current Issues in Diagnosis and Management
    Editor Bassam H. Mahboub and Mayank G. Vats
    ISBN 978-953-51-1049-1
    489 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 38443 times.
    Data are rapidly accumulating from all over the world regarding the efficacy of standardized treatment regimens for drug-sensitive, drug-resistant TB and latent TB infection. While we are facing the menace of multi drug-resistant TB [MDR-TB], extens ...