By Scott B. Halstead
This detailed quantity provides an up to date evaluate of 1 of the area s significant illnesses -- illnesses attributable to the 4 dengue viruses. It starts with an insightful tale of the foundation of dengue sickness outbreaks, together with the emergence of critical and deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever. The nature, constitution and biology of the 4 dengue viruses are defined, and a significant element of the booklet is targeted at the epidemiology of dengue as a mosquito-borne sickness. this can be complemented by way of evaluations of present mosquito keep an eye on courses by way of 3 teams of exceptional experts. The most powerful section of the quantity is its entire description of the present knowing of dengue affliction pathogenesis, through an research of the execs and cons of 5 of the main arguable components within the box: the WHO DEF case definition, secondary dengue infections, virulent viruses, the position of irregular T cells and autoimmunity.
Contents: Dengue: review and historical past (S B Halstead); The Infectious Agent (D W C Beasley & A D T Barrett); Epidemiology (S B Halstead); Resistance to an infection (D W Vaughn et al.); scientific positive factors of Dengue (J Farrar); administration of Dengue (B Wills); Pathogenesis: threat elements ahead of an infection (S B Halstead); removing of an infection (A L Rothman & F A Ennis); Pathophysiology (S B Halstead); prognosis of Dengue Virus Infections (T P Endy et al.); The keep watch over of Dengue Vectors (N G Gratz & S B Halstead); organic keep watch over of Dengue Vectors: gives you from the earlier (B H Kay); Mosquito keep an eye on: Behavioral and neighborhood Interventions (P Winch et al.); Controversies (J Rigau-Perez et al.).