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Sequelae and Long-Term Consequences of Infectious Diseases

Publication Date:
June 09, 2009
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534 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    New insights for anyone involved in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and study of infectious disease.

    • Provides a unique, single source dedicated to the sequelae and long-term consequences of infection by microbial pathogens.
    • Elucidates the many mechanisms that microorganisms use to cause disease.
    • Explores a variety of chronic illnesses known or suspected to be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and prions.
    • Serves as a springboard for new research into the causes of chronic illnesses as well as cures and preventive measures.
    • Serves as a graduate-level text, providing students with a deep understanding of the mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions.


    This title is published by the American Society of Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.



  • Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Infectious Causes of Chronic Disease: from Hypothesis to Prooof, Kathryn M. Carbone 2. Late Manifestations of Lyme Borreliosis, Joppe W. R. Hovius, Alje P. van Dam, and Erol Fikrig 3. Chlamydia pneumoniae and Chlamydia trachomatis, Margaret R. Hammerschlag, Stephan A. Kohlhoff, and Toni Darville 4. Enteric Pathogens, Judy R. Rees 5. Escherichia coli: Enteric and Extraintestinal Infections, Benjamin D. Lorenz and Michael S. Donnenberg 6. Variable Capacity for Persistent Infection and Complications of Gram-Positive Cocci: Streptococci and Staphylococci, Brandy Ferguson and Christopher W. Woods 7. Helicobacter pylori, Karen Robinson and John C. Atherton 8. Mycobacteria: Leprosy, a Battle Turned; Tuberculosis, a Battle Raging; Paratuberculosis, a Battle Ignored, Robert J. Greenstein, Thomas P. Gillis, David S. Scollard, and Sheldon T. Brown 9. Complications and Long-Term Sequelae of Infections by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Per-Anders Mårdh 10. Sequelae and Long-Term Consequences of Syphilis Infection, Jeffrey D. Klausner and Alexandra H. Freeman 11. Whipple’s Disease, Thomas Marth and Gjorgi Deriban 12. Toxoplasma gondii, Jeffrey D. Kravetz 13. Taenia solium, Agnes Fleury, Ana Flisser, José Flores-Rivera, and Teresa Corona 14. Long-Term Consequences of Cryptosporidium Infections in Immunocompetent and Immunodeficient Individuals, Simone M. Cacciò, Edoardo Pozio, Alfredo Guarino, and Fabio Albano 15. Malaria, David J. Sullivan, Jr., and Nishiena Gandhi 16. Trypanosomatidae: Leishmania Species, Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas Disease), and Associated Complications, Jean-Pierre Dedet 17. Parasitic Helminths, Amaya L. Bustinduy and Charles H. King 18. Acute Viral Infections with Rare Late Complications, E. David McIntosh 19. Latent Viral Infections, Shizu Hayashi, Richard G. Hegele, and James C. Hogg 20. Sequelae of Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Paolo Sacchi, Raffaele Bruno, Giuseppe Barbaro, and Giorgio Barbarini 21. Slow Viral Infections, Rafik Samuel and Robert L. Bettiker 22. Complications of Superficial Mycoses, Adam Reich, Robert A. Schwartz, and Jacek C. Szepietowski 23. Sequelae and Long-Term Consequences of Systemic and Subcutaneous Mycoses, Elsa Vásquez-del-Mercado, Gabriela Moreno, and Roberto Arenas 24. Prion Diseases, Christopher J. Silva 25. Infection with Porphyromonas gingivalis, a Potential Risk Factor for Chronic Systemic Disease, S. A. Joly, M. Bélanger, G. K. Johnson, A. Progulske-Fox, and Kim A. Brogden 26. Diseases with Long-Term Consequences in Search of a Microbial Agent, James L. Smith and Pina M. Fratamico 27. Epidemiological Methods To Implicate Specific Microorganisms with Long-Term Complications, Kåre Mølbak 28. Concluding Perspectives of Sequelae and Long-Term Consequences of Infectious Diseases–What’s Next?, Pina M. Fratamico, James L. Smith, and Kim A. Brogden