Emerging infectious diseases
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Description / Table of Contents:
Long Known. Long Ignored – A Brief History of Cytomegalovirus Research -- Virus Host Interaction for Defence and Transmission -- Epidemiology – The Influence of Socioeconomic Differences -- Prospects and Obstacles of Diagnosis -- Clinical Outcome: Acute Symptoms and Sleeping Hazards -- Prevention and Therapy – More than Trial and Error -- How To Save Money: Congenital CMV Infection and the Economy
This second edition updates the reader on the most common intrauterine transmitted viral infection, CMV. The history of this disease, its pathophysiological background, epidemiology and symptoms, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, will be discussed in detail. Further a section specifically dedicated to prevention measures is included to the new edition. The chapter on virus-host interaction for defense and transmission is elaborately updated
IX, 144 p. 16 illus., 10 illus. in color. : online resource.
2nd ed. 2018.