The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes by Leslie L. BartonThe Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes by Leslie L. Barton

The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes

EditorLeslie L. Barton

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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In this concise book, an international panel of experts provide a succinct, up-to-date, evidence-based reference to the neurological consequences of infectious diseases and immunodeficiency syndromes in children in one readily accessible volume. Within each of its conveniently structured chapters, readers will find a general description of the disease or disorder. Finally a volume for pediatricians, neurologists, infectious disease specialists and all who care for children.
Title:The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency SyndromesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:439 pagesPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS Section 1: Viruses Chapter 1: HerpesvirusesSean Elliott, MDHerpes Simplex VirusCytomegalovirusVaricella-Zoster VirusEpstein-Barr VirusHuman Herpesviruses 6 and 7Chapter 2: MyxovirusesJason G. Newland, MD and José R. Romero, MDParamyxovirusesParainfluenza VirusesMumps VirusMeasles VirusNipah and Hendra VirusesOrthomyxovirusesInfluenza VirusesChapter 3: PicornavirusesMotasem A. Abuelreish, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MDEnterovirusesPoliovirusNonpolio EnterovirusesCoxsackivirusEchovirusNewer EnterovirusesChapter 4: ArbovirusesJosé R. Romero, MDFlavivirusesSaint Louis Encephalitis VirusWest Nile VirusPowassan Encephalitis VirusBunyavirusesLa Crosse Encephalitis Virus California Encephalitis VirusJamestown Canyon VirusSnowshoe Hare VirusTrivittatus VirusKeystone VirusChapter 5: TogavirusesJosé R. Romero, MD, Meera Varman, MD and Leslie Barton, MDAlphavirusesEastern Equine Encephalitis VirusWestern Equine Encephalitis VirusRubella VirusChapter 6: Rhabdoviruses Rabies Virus Chapter 7: AdenovirusesAllan D. Friedman, MD, MPH and Sean O. McKenna, MDChapter 8: Arenaviruses Daniel J. Bonthius, MD, PhD, Leslie Barton, MD, Hannah Klein de Licona, Nancy E. Bonthius, Pharm D, and Bahri Karacay, PhD.Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis VirusMiscellaneous Hemorrhagic Fevers Chapter 9: OrthopoxvirusesJosé R. Romero, MDSmallpoxChapter 10: Retroviruses Lemuel Aigbivbalu, M.D, Ayesha Mirza, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MD.Human Immunodeficiency VirusChapter 11: Neurological Consequences of Antiretroviral TreatmentKimberley C. Brown, Pharm.D., Lisa D. Inge, Pharm.D., Mobeen H. Rathore, MDChapter 12: PapovavirusesDiane Halstead, Ph.D. and Mobeen H. Rathore, M.D.Polyomaviruses (JC Virus) Section 2: BacteriaChapter 13: Bacterial meningitisBarbara Stechenberg, MDChapter 14: Focal Bacterial Infections and Parameningeal InfectionsBarbara Stechenberg, MDBrain abscessSubdural empyemaEpidural abscessesChapter 15: Streptococcus pyogenesBarbara Stechenberg, MDAcute rheumatic feverChapter 16: Bordetella pertussisBarbara Stechenberg, MDPertussisChapter 17: Shigella speciesBarbara Stechenberg, MDShigellosisChapter 18: Campylobacter speciesBarbara Stechenberg, MDChapter 19: Brucella speciesBarbara Stechenberg, MDBrucellosisChapter 20 : Clostridium tetani Barbara Stechenberg, MDTetanusChapter 21: Clostridium botulinumBarbara Stechenberg, MDBotulismChapter 22: Corynebacterium diphtheriae Barbara Stechenberg, MDDiptheriaChapter 23: Bartonella speciesAndrew M. Margileth, MD and Mobeen Rathore, MDCat Scratch DiseaseChapter 24: Mycobacterium tuberculosisBarbara Stechenberg, MDTuberculosisChapter 25: Mycobacterium lepraeBarbara Stechenberg, MDLeprosy Section 3: Rickettsia and Spirochetes Chapter 26: Rickettsia rickettsii Abeer Khayat, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MDRocky Mountain Spotted FeverChapter 27: Ehrlichia and Anaplasma speciesAbeer Khayat, MD and Mobeen Rathore, MDHuman monocytotropic ehrlichiosisHuman granulocytotropic anaplasmosisChapter 28: Borrelia burgdorferi Abeer Khayat, MD and Mobeen Rathore, MDLyme DiseaseChapter 29: Treponema pallidum Abeer Khayat, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MDSyphilis Section 4 : Fungi Chapter 30: Candida speciesBarbara Stechenberg, MDCandidiasisChapter 31: Cryptococcus neoformansBarbara Stechenberg, MDCryptococcosisChapter 32: Histoplasma capsulatumBarbara Stechenberg, MDHistoplasmosisChapter 33: Coccidioides speciesBarbara Stechenberg, MDCoccidioidomycosisChapter 34: PhaeohyphomycosesBarbara Stechenberg, MD Section 5: ProtozoaChapter 35: Protozoal Infections Ana M. Alvarez, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MDToxoplasma gondiiToxoplasmosisPlasmodium speciesMalariaEntamoeba histolyticaAmebiasisNaegleria, Acanthamoeba, and Balamuthia speciesAmebic meningoencephalitisTrypanosoma speciesAfrican TrypanosomiasisAmerican Trypanosomiasis (Chagas disease)Chapter 36: Babesia speciesAbeer Khayat, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MDBabesiosis Section 6: HelminthsChapter 37: Helminth infections Patrick J. Gavin, MBCestodesTaenia speciesNeurocysticercosisCoenurosisEchinococcus speciesHydatid disease (Echinococcosis)Spirometra speciesSparganosisNematodesAngiostrongylus cantonensisAngiostrongyliasisToxocara speciesToxocariasisBaylisascaris procyonisBaylisascariasisTrichinella spiralisTrichinosisStrongyloides stercoralisStrongyloidiasisGanthostoma spinigerumGnathostomiasisTrematodesSchistosoma speciesSchistosomiasisParagonimus speciesParagonimiasis  Section 7: Primary ImmunodeficienciesChapter 38: Neurological Disease and Primary ImmunodeficiencyMegan Connick, MDAtaxia-telangectasiaNijmegen breakage syndromeX-linked agammaglobulinemiaChronic granulomatous diseaseChédiak-Higashi syndromeGriscelli syndromePurine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency Section 8: Basic Principles of Selective Neurological Treatments Chapter 39: Basic Principles of Selective Neurological Treatments Neil R. Friedman, MBChB and Manikum Moodley, MBChBSupportive careSeizuresRaised intracranial pressure

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From the reviews:"This book addresses the neurologic emergencies of pediatric infections and immunodeficiencies in a logical, consistent fashion. . It is written for physicians in training, primary care physicians, and subspecialists. Anyone treating or aspiring to treat ill children will profit this book. . The consistent chapter organization is helpful. There is no comparable book and this one is welcome and useful. Neurologists will be better educated about infection . . As a neurologist, I will open this book frequently." (John Willis, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008)"The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes is a carefully devised text with extensive coverage of topic. . This book is written for physicians in training, primary health care physicians, subspecialists. . The chapters are interesting to read. . I would encourage any clinician who is actively involved in the treatment of children with neuroinfections to acquire this text as an essential part of their library." (Jo M. Wilmshurst, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 49 (1), January, 2009)