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Transplant Infections

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Transplant Infections by Raleigh A. Bowden
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"Transplant Infections" is a practical, clinically focused reference covering the common and more unusual bacterial, viral, and fungal infections affecting patients who have received stem cell or solid organ transplants. It provides a comprehensive review of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of opportunistic infections and presents strategies for infection prevention and control. Highlights of the Third Edition include a chapter on new immunosuppressive agents and expanded coverage of tropical infections and West Nile virus.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPLANT INFECTIONS Introduction to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Introduction to Solid Organ Transplantation Immunosuppressive Agents Common Drug Interactions Encountered in Treating Transplant-Related Infections RISKS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIONS AFTER TRANSPLANTATION Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Solid Organ Transplantation Donor-Derived Infections: Incidence, Prevention and Management Transplant Infections in Developing Countries Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Heart Transplantation Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Lung or Heart-Lung Transplantation Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Pancreas or Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Liver Transplantation Risks and Epidemiology of Infections after Intestinal Transplantation SPECIFIC SITES OF INFECTION Pneumonia after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Skin Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Central Nervous System Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Gastrointestinal Infections After Hemopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation BACTERIAL INFECTIONS Gram-Positive and -Negative Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Typical and Atypical Mycobacterium Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Other Bacterial Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation VIRAL INFECTIONS Cytomegalovirus Infection after Stem Cell Transplantation Cytomegalovirus Infection after Solid Organ Transplantation Epstein-Barr Virus Infection and Lymphoproliferative Disorders after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Herpes Simplex and Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection After Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Infections with Human Herpesvirus 6, 7 and 8 after Hematopoetic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Community-Acquired Respiratory Viruses after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Adenovirus Infections in Allogenic Stem Cell Transplantation Adenovirus Infection in Solid Organ Transplantation Polyoma and Papilloma Virus Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Hepatitis B and C after Solid Organ Transplantation Hepatitis B and C in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation FUNGAL INFECTIONS Yeast Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Yeast Infections after Solid Organ Transplantation Mold Infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Aspergillus and Other Mold Infections after Solid Organ Transplantation Infections caused by Uncommon Fungi in Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation Endemic Mycoses after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation OTHER INFECTIONS Toxoplasmosis following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Toxoplasmosis after Solid Organ Transplantation Parasites after Hematopoietic Stem Cell or Solid Organ Transplantation INFECTION CONTROL Infection Control Issues after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Infection Control Issues after Solid Organ Transplantation IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION and TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS Vaccination of Transplant Recipients Abbrev. Table of Contents
Release date Australia
May 1st, 2010
Contributors
Edited by David R. Snydman Edited by Per Ljungman
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Springhouse Publishing Co ,U.S.
Pages
800
Dimensions
213x277x36
ISBN-13
9781582558202
Product ID
3955566

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