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Host-pathogen interactions in streptococcal diseases

Author: G Singh Chhatwal
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Current topics in microbiology and immunology (En ligne), v. 368.
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Streptococci are Gram-positive bacteria that cause a wide spectrum of diseases, such as pharyngitis, necrotizing fasciitis and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, as well as rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease as sequelae. Antibiotics alone have not been able to control the disease and in spite of many efforts an effective vaccine is not yet available. A prerequisite for novel and successful strategies for  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Singh Chhatwal
ISBN: 9783642363405 3642363407
OCLC Number: 844450905
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 mai 2013).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique)
Contents: Group A Streptococcal Diseases and Their Global Burden Anna P. Ralph and Jonathan R Carapetis Molecular Markers for the Study of Streptococcal Epidemiology David J McMillan, Martina L Sanderson-Smith, Pierre Smeesters and Kadaba S Sriprakash Epidemiology and Pathogenicity of Zoonotic Streptococci Marcus Fulde and Peter Valentin-Weigand Adherence and Invasion of Streptococci to Eukaryotic Cells and Their Role in Disease Pathogenesis Manfred Rohde and G. Singh Chhatwal Common Regulators of Virulence in Streptococci Nadja Patenge, Tomas Fiedler and Bernd Kreikemeyer Host-Pathogen Interactions in Streptococcal Immune Sequelae D. Patric Nitsche-Schmitz and Gursharan S. Chhatwal Immunopathogenesis of Streptococcal Deep Tissue Infections Linda Johansson and Anna Norrby-Teglund Modulation of the Coagulation System During Severe Streptococcal Disease Oonagh Shannon, Heiko Herwald and Sonja Oehmcke Group A Streptococcal Vaccine Candidates: Potential for the Development of a Human Vaccine Anna Henningham, Christine M. Gillen and Mark J. Walker Clinical Management of the Most Common Group A beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal Infections Edward Kaplan
Series Title: Current topics in microbiology and immunology (En ligne), v. 368.
Responsibility: G. Singh Chhatwal, editor.
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This book offers comprehensive coverage of streptococcal diseases, benefiting clinicians, microbiologists, public health workers, students of medicine and microbiology and research scientists working  Read more...

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