Zika Virus Disease: From Origin To Outbreak by Adnan QuereshiZika Virus Disease: From Origin To Outbreak by Adnan Quereshi

Zika Virus Disease: From Origin To Outbreak

byAdnan Quereshi

Paperback | November 13, 2017

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Zika Virusprovides an authoritative account of one of most fascinating viruses of the 21st century, covering all the main points. It includes coverage of clinical manifestations, such as fever and fatigue, but also delves into neurological manifestations like acute demyelinating neuropathy. In addition, the book discusses new evidence that suggests that Zika fever in pregnant women can cause abnormal brain development in fetuses by mother-to-child transmission. The Zika virus infection has become one of the first where women are actively discouraged from getting pregnant. Readers will find this book to be a comprehensive resource on the topic.



  • Covers every important aspect of the Zika virus disease, from biological, to social and economic impacts
  • Focuses on women's health issues that have surfaced, including birth defects in newborns
  • Written in an easy to comprehend manner, with technical terms clearly defined in chapters that highlight genetics
He has written over 540 scientific publications in prestigious journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Archives of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, American Journal of Medicine, and Circulation. In addition, he has made over 1300 presentations in various national and international meetings. ...
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Title:Zika Virus Disease: From Origin To OutbreakFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 13, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128123656

ISBN - 13:9780128123652

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Table of Contents

1. History 2. Etiology 3. Pathogenesis and Pathology 4. Epidemiology and Geographical Distribution 5. Vector and Host 6. Transmission Modes 7. Clinical Manifestations 8. Diagnosis Methods 9. Treatment 10. Prevention and Control