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Editors: Irmeli Lautenschlager (Department of Virology, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland)
Book Description:
This book deals primarily with pathogenesis, specific immunology, clinical management and efforts to prevent and treat Cytomegalovirus infection. The book includes chapters on the management of CMV infection in pregnancy, CMV and male fertility, CMV and immunity, risk factors, diagnosis and impact on immunity and health, as well as antiviral and vaccine strategies against CMV, especially in transplant patients. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Management of Human Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnancy;pp. 1-19
(Maria Grazia Revello, Maria Angela Rustico, Giuseppe Gerna,Fondazione Carlo Denegri,Torino,Italy and others)

Chapter 2. Cytomegalovirus and Male Infertility;pp. 21-27
(Antonios Makrigiannakis, Eirini Neofytou,Faculty of Medicine,University of Crete,Greece))

Chapter 3. Cytomegalovirus and the Cognitive Immunity: An Old Married Couple for the Best and the Worst;pp. 29-47
(Claude Lambert,University Hospital and Center for Health Engineering,Ecole Nationale des Mines,France)

Chapter 4. Human Cytomegalovirus Infection: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, and Impact on Immunity and Health;pp. 49-61
(Bin Wu, Danna Hargett, Sean X. Leng,
division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology,Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,Baltimore,USA)

Chapter 5. Immunity to Human Cytomegalovirus;pp. 63-76
(Alexandra Lochmanova, Ivo Lochman,Dept. of Biomedical Science,University of Ostrava,Czech Republic and others)

Chapter 6. Antiviral and Vaccine Strategies against Cytomegalovirus: Current Therapies and Future Directions;pp. 77-118
(Alistair McGregor, K Yeon Choi, Heungsup Sung,Dept. of Pediatrics,University of Minnesota Medical Center,Minneapolis,USA and others)

Chapter 7. Cytomegalovirus Infection and Acquisition of a Specific Immune Response after Transplantation;pp. 119-136
(Omar J BenMarzouk-Hidalgo, Elisa Cordero, Pilar Perez-Romero)

Chapter 8. Cytomegalovirus Infection in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Review in the Literature and a Single Center Experience (State University of Campinas, Brazil);pp. 137-157
(Renata MB Peres, Sandra HA Bonon, Cláudia RC Costa, Paula D Andrade, Dulcinéia M Albuquerque, Cristiane de Oliveira, Afonso C Vigorito, Francisco JP Aranha, Cármino A de Souza, Cláudio L Rossi, Daniel B Costa, Silvia MF Menoni, Sandra CB Costa,Dept. of Clinical Medicine,State University of Campinas,Brazil and others))

Chapter 9. Evaluation and Significance of Cellular Immune Response to CMV in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients;pp. 159-174
(Cristina Costa, Alda Saldan, Rossana Cavallo,Virology Unit,University Hospital S.Giovanni Battista di Torino,Turin,Italy)

Chapter 10. Prevention of Cytomegalovirus Infection in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients;pp. 175-191
(Camille Nelson Kotton,Infectious Diseases Division,Massachusetts General Hospital,Harvard Medical School,Boston,USA)

Chapter 11. Pre-emptive Therapy for the Management of Cytomegalovirus Disease after Transplantation;pp. 193-202
(Vincent C Emery, Frank M Mattes,University College London,UK and others)

Chapter 12. Immunodiagnostics of CMV Infection after Solid Organ Transplantation;pp. 203-219
(Adrian Egli, Atul Humar, Deepali Kumar,Transplant Infectious Diseases,University of Alberta,Edmonton,Canada)

Chapter 13. Cytomegalovirus Infection after Liver Transplantation: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Management;pp. 221-236
(Raymond R Razonable,Division of Infectious Diseases,Mayo Clinic,Rochester,Minnesota,USA)

Chapter 14. Risk Factors, Mechanisms and Management of Kidney Transplant Patients with Gancyclovir Resistant CMV Infection;pp. 237-249
(Eliana Nogueira, Fernanda Pita Mendes da Costa, Niels Olsen Saraiva Câmara, Alvaro Pacheco-Silva,Laboratory of Clinical and Experimental Immunology - Nephrology Division,Federal University of Sao Paulo,Brazil and others)

Chapter 15. Intragraft Cytomegalovirus and Mechanisms of Injury in the Transplanted Kidney;pp. 251-272
(Ilkka Helanterä, Petri Koskinen, Irmeli Lautenschlager,,Helsinki University Hospital,Finland and others)

Chapter 16. Cytomegalovirus and Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy;pp. 273-291
(Luciano Potena, Francesco Grigioni, Angelo Branzi,Cardiovascular Dept.,University of Bologna,Italy)

Chapter 17 Overview of Clinical and Molecular Aspects Involved in the Development of Symptomatic Infection and End-organ Diasease Caused by Cytomegalovirus in Pediatric Patients;pp. 293-324
(Arellano-Galindo José, Casasola-Flores Jesús, Villanueva-García Dina, Nava-Frías Margarita, Velázquez-Guadarrama Norma, Jiménez-Hernández Elva, Chacón-Salinas Rommel, Bello-González Abe, Uribe-Gutiérrez Gabriel and González-Ramírez Javier, Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez,Mexico and others)


      Allergies and Infectious Diseases
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C) 338pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-221-6
   Status: AV
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