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Infectious Diseases : A Geographic Guide.

Author/Creator:
Petersen, Eskild.
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New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017.
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2nd ed.
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Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
List of contributors
Foreword to the first edition
Foreword to the second edition
Preface
Envoi
Chapter 1 Historical overview of global infectious diseases and geopolitics
Introduction
The Near East and North Africa
Europe
The Americas
Australasia
Sub-Saharan Africa
South Asia
East Asia
Conclusion
Acknowledgment
References
Chapter 2 Nontraditional infectious diseases surveillance systems
Introduction: informal internet sources for the surveillance of emerging infectious diseases
A convergence of trends
ProMED-mail today
HealthMap
Infectious disease surveillance in travelers and migrants
GeoSentinel surveillance network
One health
Regional ProMED networks
Effectiveness of informal‐source surveillance
Mobile technologies
Mobile applications for infectious diseases
Conclusion
References
Chapter 3 Air travel − which infectious disease control measures are worthwhile?
Introduction
Measles
Rubella
Enteric diseases
Travel-specific behaviors for preventing disease
Universal disease control behaviors
Role of healthcare providers and healthcare workers
Health facility infection control measures
Airline responsibilities
Large-scale infectious disease control measures
Evaluation of the effectiveness of infectious disease control measures
Recommendations
References
Chapter 4 Infectious illnesses on cruise and cargo ships
Introduction and background
Influenza
Acute gastroenteritis
Vaccine-preventable diseases
Varicella (chickenpox)
Measles and rubella
Meningococcal disease
Legionnaires' disease
Vectorborne diseases
Ciguatera
References
Chapter 5 Microbes on the move: prevention, required vaccinations, curtailment, outbreak.
Prevention of disease in travellers
Protection of travelers and destination populations
Yellow fever
Imported disease
Curtailment of disease
New times, new requirements
Expanded scope
Decision instrument and notification
Focal and contact points
National core surveillance and response capacities
Response to outbreaks
Conclusion
References
Chapter 6 Diagnostic tests and procedures
Understanding diagnostic tests
Is a result positive or not?
Validation of diagnostic tests
CNS infections: meningitis, encephalitis
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology
Imaging
Ear, nose, and throat
Biochemistry/cytology
Rapid tests
Microbiology
Imaging
Pulmonary infections
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology and rapid tests
Imaging
Cardiac infections
Microbiology
Imaging
Gastrointestinal infections
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology
Imaging
Hepatobiliary infections
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology
Imaging
Upper and lower urinary tract infections
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology and rapid tests
Imaging
Sexually transmitted diseases and other genital infections
Biochemistry
Microbiology and rapid tests
Joint, muscle, skin, and soft tissue infections
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology
Imaging
Rash
Biochemistry
Microbiology
Imaging
Fever without focal symptoms
Initial tests on admission
Biochemistry/cytology
Microbiology
Imaging
Other
Continued testing
Zika virus infection
Detection of Zika virus RNA
Zika IgM-ELISA
Malaria
Eosinophilia and elevated IgE
Biochemistry
Microbiology
Imaging
Diagnostics in areas with limited resources
Basic diagnostics of pulmonary infections
Basic diagnostics of gastrointestinal symptoms.
Basic diagnostics of sexually transmitted infections
Basic diagnostics of patients with adenopathy
References
Chapter 7 Central Africa
Dominating the picture: HIV and tuberculosis
CNS infections: meningitis, encephalitis
Acute CNS infections with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic CNS infections with more than four weeks of symptoms in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients
Ear, nose, throat, and upper respiratory tract infections
Acute and chronic infections
Ear, nose, and throat infections in immunocompromised host
Cardiopulmonary infections
Acute infections with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic infections with more than four weeks of symptoms
Infections in the immunocompromised host
Gastrointestinal infections
Gastrointestinal infections with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic gastrointestinal infections with more than four weeks of symptoms
Diarrhea in the immunocompromised host
Infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum
Acute infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum with more than four weeks of symptoms
Infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum in immunocompromised host
Genitourinary infections
Acute genitourinary infections with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic genitourinary infections with more than four weeks of symptoms
Cystitis, pyelonephritis, and nephritis infections in the immunocompromised host
Sexually transmitted diseases in the immunocompromised host
Infections of joints, muscle, and soft tissue
Acute infections of bone, joints, and muscle with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic infections of bone, joints, and muscle with more than four weeks of symptoms and in the immunocompromised host
Infections of skin and soft tissues.
Skin infections
Soft tissue infections
Skin infections in immunocompromised host
Lymphadenopathy
Acute lymphadenopathy with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic lymphadenopathy
Fever without focal symptoms
Acute fever with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic fever with more than four weeks of symptoms in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients
Eosinophilia
Children
Antibiotic resistance
Demographic data
Basic economic and demographic data
Distribution of causes of death in 0-4 year olds, 2013 (in %) in selected countries
References
Chapter 8 East Africa: Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands
CNS infections: meningitis, encephalitis
Acute infections with less than four weeks of symptoms
Infection with symptoms for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Ear, nose, and throat infections
Ear, nose, and throat infections with less than four weeks symptoms
Ear, nose, and throat with symptoms for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Cardiopulmonary infections
Pneumonia with less than four weeks symptoms
Endocarditis with less than four weeks symptoms
Pulmonary symptoms for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Endocarditis for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Gastrointestinal infections
Gastrointestinal infections with less than four weeks symptoms
Gastrointestinal infections with symptoms for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum
Acute infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum with less than four weeks of symptoms
Chronic infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum with more than four weeks of symptoms
Infections of liver, spleen, peritoneum in immunocompromised host
Genitourinary infections.
Cystitis, pyelonephritis, and nephritis with less than four weeks symptom
Sexually transmitted infections with less than four weeks symptoms
Cystitis, pyelonephritis, and nephritis with symptoms for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Sexually transmitted infections with symptoms for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Joint, muscle, and soft tissue infections
Joint, muscle, and soft tissue infections with less than four weeks symptoms
Joint, muscle, and soft tissue infections with more than four weeks symptoms and in the immunocompromised host
Skin infections
Skin infections with less than four weeks symptoms
Skin infections with more than four weeks symptoms and in the immunocompromised host
Adenopathy
Adenopathy of less than 4 weeks duration
Adenopathy of more than four weeks duration and in the immunocompromised host
Fever without focal symptoms
Fever for less than four weeks without focal symptoms
Fever for more than four weeks without focal symptoms and in the immunocompromised host
Eosinophilia and elevated IgE
Eosinophilia and elevated IgE for less than four weeks
Eosinophilia and elevated IgE for more than four weeks and in the immunocompromised host
Antibiotic resistance
Vaccine-preventable diseases in children
Basic economic and demographic data
References
Chapter 9 Eastern Africa
Parasites
Malaria transmission in Eastern Africa
Virus
Bacteria
CNS infections: meningitis, encephalitis, and other infections with neurological symptoms
Acute CNS infections with less than four weeks of symptoms
CNS infections with more than four weeks symptoms and in the immunocompromised host
Ear, nose, and throat infections
Ear, nose, and throat infections with less than four weeks symptoms.
Ear, nose, and throat infections with more than four weeks symptoms and in the immunocompromised host.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Chen, Lin Hwei.
Schlagenhauf-Lawlor, Patricia.
Other format:
Print version: Petersen, Eskild Infectious Diseases
ISBN:
9781119085744
9781119085720
OCLC:
967457285