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By Scott B. Halstead

This distinct quantity provides an up to date evaluate of 1 of the realm s significant illnesses -- ailments because of the 4 dengue viruses. It starts with an insightful tale of the beginning of dengue ailment outbreaks, together with the emergence of serious and deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever. The nature, constitution and biology of the 4 dengue viruses are defined, and a significant part of the publication is targeted at the epidemiology of dengue as a mosquito-borne ailment. this can be complemented by means of reviews of latest mosquito keep an eye on courses by means of 3 teams of remarkable gurus. The most powerful part of the amount is its entire description of the present realizing of dengue affliction pathogenesis, through an research of the professionals and cons of 5 of the main arguable components within the box: the WHO DEF case definition, secondary dengue infections, virulent viruses, the function of irregular T cells and autoimmunity.

Contents: Dengue: assessment and heritage (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.); medical positive aspects of Dengue (J Farrar); administration of Dengue (B Wills); Pathogenesis: chance components ahead of an infection (S B Halstead); removal of an infection (A L Rothman & F A Ennis); Pathophysiology (S B Halstead); analysis of Dengue Virus Infections (T P Endy et al.); The keep watch over of Dengue Vectors (N G Gratz & S B Halstead); organic regulate of Dengue Vectors: provides from the prior (B H Kay); Mosquito keep an eye on: Behavioral and group Interventions (P Winch et al.); Controversies (J Rigau-Perez et al.).

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