Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: A Global Perspective by Onder ErgonulCrimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: A Global Perspective by Onder Ergonul

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: A Global Perspective

byOnder Ergonul

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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This volume covers major aspects of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) and the virus which causes it. Chapters are written by leading experts in their fields and detail historical, public health, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of CCHF and the genetics and molecular biology of the virus. Additional chapters focus on disease control, tick vectors and infection among animals, both natural and experimental.
Title:Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: A Global PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pagesPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048175380

ISBN - 13:9789048175383

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Table of Contents

Preface: Onder Ergonul and Chris A. WhitehouseSection I: Introduction and Historical Perspectives1. Introduction: Onder Ergonul and Chris A. Whitehouse 2. A Historical Perspective of Infectious Diseases with Reference to Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: Berna Arda and Ahmet Aciduman3. Personal Reflections: Jack WoodallSection II: Etiologic agent4. Molecular Biology of the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus: Ramon Flick5. Molecular Epidemiology, Genomics, and Phylogeny of the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus: Roger Hewson Section III: Epidemiology and ecology6. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Turkey: Zati Vatansever, Ramazan Uzun, Agustin Estrada-Pena, Onder Ergonul7. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in the Balkans: Tatjana Avsic-Zupanc8. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Iran: Sadegh Chinikar9. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Russia and the Former Soviet Union: A.M. Butenko and G.G. Karganova10. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever CCHF in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of Western China: Masayuki Saijo 11. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in South Africa: Felicity J. Burt and Robert Swanepoel12. Role of Ticks in the Transmission of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus: Mike Turell13. Infection among Animals: Aysegul Nalca and Chris A. Whitehouse14. Ecology of Disease and the Role of Climate Change: Sarah Randolph and David J. Rogers15. Predicative Models of Infection: Ben CooperSection IV: Clinical Features and Pathogenesis 16. Clinical and Pathologic Features of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: Onder Ergonul17. Pathogenesis of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever and Correlation with other Viral Hemorragic Fevers: Mike Bray 18. Laboratory Diagnosis of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: Herve Zeller19. Treatment of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever19.1. Current Therapy: Ribavirin Use and Hematological Support: Onder Ergonul19.2. Old and New Treatment Strategies: Ali Mirazimi19.3. Antibodies to CCHFV for Prophylaxis And Treatment: Mitko DimitrovSection V: Prevention and Control 20. Risk Groups and Control of Tick Vectors: Chris A. Whitehouse21. Estimates and Prevention of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Risks for Health Care Workers: Arnaud Tarantola, Onder Ergonul, Pierre Tattevin22. International Surveillance and Control of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreaks: Pierre Formenty, Glenn Schnepf , Fernando Gonzalez-Martin, and Zhenqiang Bi Section VI: Remaining questions and future researchFuture Research: Onder Ergonul and Chris A. WhitehouseFrequently Asked QuestionsIndex