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Main Title Hot topics in infection and immunity in children. V /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Finn, Adam,
Curtis, Nigel.
Pollard, Andrew J.
Publisher Springer,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 227032651
ISBN 9780387798370; 0387798374
Subjects Infection in children ; Communicable diseases in children ; Children--Diseases--Immunological aspects ; Infection--drug therapy ; Infection--immunology ; Bacterial Infections--drug therapy ; Bacterial Infections--immunology ; Virus Diseases--drug therapy ; Virus Diseases--immunology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RJ401.H68 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/09/2015
Collation xiv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Shiga-toxin producing escherichia coli and the hemolytic uremic syndrome / Christina K. Ahn, Nicholas J. Holt, Phillip I. Tarr -- Global epidemiology of pneumococcal disease -- new prospects for vaccine control / Vinicius C. Antao, William P. Hausdorff -- Current concepts of the pathogenesis of RSV bronchiolitis / Louis Bont -- How can we eradicate pertussis / James D. Cherry -- Recognition and management of encephalitis in children / James D. Cherry -- Microbiology and management of pleural empyema / Julia Clark -- Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines probe studies / Ron Dagan -- New findings in primary immunodeficiency / Andrew R. Gennery, Andrew J. Cant -- Routine use of influenza vaccine / David Isaacs -- Challenges in the evaluation and management of bone and joint infections and the role of new antibiotics for gram positive infections / Sheldon L. Kaplan -- Significance of serotype replacement for pneumococcal disease and antibiotic resistance / Keith P. Klugman -- Childhood intra-thoracic tuberculosis / Ben J. Marais -- Antibiotic pipeline in pediatrics / George H. McCracken -- Paediatric drug development and clinical trials / E. David G. McIntosh -- Influenza in pregnancy / Shelly McNeil, Beth Halperin, Noni MacDonald -- Febrile neutropenia in children with cancer / Stâephane Paulus, Simon Dobson -- PANDAS syndrome / Michael E. Pichichero -- Fever in the returned paediatric traveller / F. Andrew I. Riordan -- Molecular diagnostics of primary immunodeficiencies / Mirjam van der Burg, Menno C. van Zelm, Jacques J.M. van Dongen -- Human genetic resistance to malaria / Thomas N. Williams. Course covers topics in infectious diseases in children and is intended for Pediatric Infectious disease trainees, trainers, and all those who manage children with infections. This conference is being supported by several societies and is sponsored by several pharmaceutical companies, such as Aventis, Baxter, Chiron Vaccines, Wyeth, etc.