Full Product DetailsAuthor: Heiman F. L. Wertheim , Peter Horby , John P. Woodall
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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ISBN 10: 140518440
Publication Date: 02 March 2012
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Table of ContentsEditors, viii Contributors and Reviewers, ix Foreword, xv Preface, xvii User's Guide, xix Abbreviations, xxi The World, xxii Section 1: Infectious Disease Drivers, 1 1 Emerging Infectious Diseases, 3 2 Population, 5 3 Urbanization, 7 4 Global Connectivity, 9 5 Human Development, 11 6 Global Peace Index, 13 7 Life Expectancy and Child Mortality, 15 8 Water and Sanitation, 17 9 Undernutrition, 19 10 Climate, 21 11 Forest Cover Change, 23 12 Natural Disasters, 25 13 Antibiotic Use, 27 14 Inherited Blood Disorders and Duffy Antigen, 29 15 Immunization Coverage - DTP3, 31 16 Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, 33 17 Malaria Vectors, 35 18 Livestock Density, 37 19 Bird Migration, 39 Section 2: Bacterial Infections, 41 20 Anthrax, 43 21 Bartonellosis, Bartonella bacilliformis, 45 22 Bartonellosis, Bartonella quintana, 47 23 Botulism, 49 24 Brucellosis, 51 25 Buruli Ulcer, 53 26 Cholera, 55 27 Diphtheria, 57 28 Donovanosis, 59 29 Ehrlichioses, 61 30 Endemic Treponematosis, 63 31 Haemophilus influenzae Type b, 65 32 Leprosy, 67 33 Leptospirosis, 69 34 Listeriosis, 71 35 Lyme Disease, 73 36 Melioidosis, 75 37 Meningococcal Meningitis, 77 38 Noma, 79 39 Pertussis, 81 40 Plague, 83 41 Pneumococcal Disease, 85 42 Q Fever, 87 43 Rat Bite Fever, 89 44 Relapsing Fever, 91 45 Rickettsioses, Tick-borne, New World, 93 46 Rickettsioses, Tick-borne, Old World, 95 47 Scrub Typhus, 97 48 Streptococcus suis, 99 49 Tetanus, 101 50 Trachoma, 103 51 Tuberculosis, 105 52 Tularemia, 107 53 Typhoid Fever, 109 Section 3: Fungal Infections, 111 54 Blastomycosis, 113 55 Coccidioidomycosis, 115 56 Histoplasmosis, 117 57 Mycetoma, 119 58 Paracoccidioidomycosis, 121 59 Penicilliosis, 123 Section 4: Parasitic Infections, 125 60 Amebiasis, Entamoeba histolytica, 127 61 Anisakidosis, 129 62 Babesiosis, 131 63 Capillariasis, Intestinal, 133 64 Clonorchiasis, 135 65 Cysticercosis, 137 66 Diphyllobothriasis, 139 67 Dracunculiasis, 141 68 Echinococcosis, Echinococcus multilocularis, 143 69 Eosinophilic Meningitis, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, 145 70 Fascioliasis, 147 71 Fasciolopsiasis, 149 72 Filariasis, 151 73 Hookworm, 153 74 Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, New World, 155 75 Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, Old World, 157 76 Leishmaniasis, Visceral, 159 77 Loiasis, 161 78 Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum, 163 79 Malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi, 165 80 Malaria, Plasmodium ovale, 167 81 Malaria, Plasmodium vivax, 169 82 Onchocerciasis, 171 83 Opisthorchiasis, 173 84 Paragonimiasis, 175 85 Schistosomiasis, Africa & Americas, 177 86 Schistosomiasis, Asia, 179 87 Strongyloidiasis, 181 88 Trypanosomiasis, African, 183 89 Trypanosomiasis, American, 185 Section 5: Viral Infections, 187 90 Avian influenza (A/H5N1), 189 91 Barmah Forest & Ross River Virus Disease, 191 92 Bunyamwera Viral Fever, 193 93 Bunyavirus Group C Disease, 195 94 California Group Virus Disease, 197 95 Chikungunya Fever, 199 96 Colorado Tick Fever, 201 97 Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, 203 98 Dengue, 205 99 Eastern Equine Encephalitis, 207 100 Ebola and Marburg Virus Disease, 209 101 Hantaviral Disease, New World, 211 102 Hantaviral Disease, Old World, 213 103 Hendra and Nipah Virus, 215 104 Hepatitis A, 217 105 Hepatitis B, 219 106 Hepatitis C, 221 107 Hepatitis E, 223 108 Human Immunodeficiency Virus, 225 109 Human T-Lymphotropic Virus 1, 227 110 Japanese Encephalitis, 229 111 Lassa Fever, 231 112 Mayaro Fever, 233 113 Measles, 235 114 Monkeypox, 237 115 Mumps, 239 116 O'nyong-nyong Virus Disease, 241 117 Oropouche Virus Disease, 243 118 Poliomyelitis, 245 119 Rabies, 247 120 Rift Valley Fever, 249 121 Rotaviral Enteritis, 251 122 Rubella, 253 123 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, 255 124 Sindbis Fever, 257 125 Tacaribe Complex Virus Disease, 259 126 Tick-borne Encephalitis, 261 127 Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, 263 128 Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis, 265 129 Western Equine Encephalitis, 267 130 West Nile Fever, 269 131 Yellow Fever, 271 132 Zika Fever, 273 Index, 275
If you're interested in infectious diseases and you like maps, you'll love leafi ng through the Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases. It shows the global distribution of more than 110 diseases, from well-known scourges such as malaria and cholera to oddballs like strongyloidiasis and O'nyong'nyong virus disease. Maps have been available for many diseases, but, Wertheim notes, it's often unclear who made them or what data were used - and they frequently contain errors. Wertheim (a clinical microbiologist working in Hanoi for the Wellcome Trust and Oxford University) didn't want an electronic atlas but a book you can draw inspiration from as you read it on the couch. The editors took five years to prepare the maps, sifting through data from countless papers, field reports, and other sources. Each map was reviewed by two experts for its particular disease. The atlas also charts underlying factors such as water and sanitation, international travel, and urbanization. Infectious diseases are nothing if not dynamic, and freely accessible updates will appear on a forthcoming companion website. Meanwhile, Wertheim hopes that the gaps in the maps will inspire researchers to collect more data on where pathogens occur. For many diseases, Africa is epidemiology's terra incognita--as painfully large gray areas in the atlas testify. (Martin Enserink, Science, Vol. 336, June 2012) From its title and external appearance, Atlas of Human Infectious Disease could be mistaken for a cytology or histology text. Once open, a geography book appears, and quickly enough, its pages reveal an essential visual almanac for anyone whose work confronts, or whose interests include, infectious diseases. This book shows the pictures we often seek but have difficulty finding: those that answer the question, Where? For a less common disease, where has it been reported? For a more common one, where is it not controlled? Part atlas and part disease manual, this work reflects an intensive effort by 120 contributors and reviewers, assuring the user of a broad, collective expertise. Oxford tropical disease researchers Heiman F.L. Wertheim and Peter Horby and ProMED mail co-founder John P. Woodall are the lead editors. The book provides taxonomic consistency with widely available sources such as the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, and scientific articles specific to each topic were used extensively. The first 40 of its 273 pages offer mapping of factors that influence disease transmission, clinical penetrance, and control. This portion could easily stand alone as a reference for a broad range of readers interested in any of numerous topics, from urbanization to climate to the global use of antibiotics and vaccines. The bulk of the book is a compendium of 2-page, clinical--epidemiologic summaries of human infections, each having the same leftpage map and right-page text layout. An equal-area world map is the usual template for incidence and endemicity displays, whereas regional maps and insets are used as needed; however, no section or entry on geographically diverse, health care--associated bacterial infections is included. The entries do include selected opportunistic infections, but apart from agents of general public health importance such as bloodborne viruses, health care--associated infections are not given particular attention. On the other hand, doing so could easily have doubled the volume of the book. Overlays on the maps are simple and usually contrast well with the core scheme to readily show relationships. For example, the outlining of vector distributions does not interfere with the use of solid colors to map disease occurrence. Where overlays would not work as well, the page includes one or more parallel maps, which may show inverse relationships such as immunization coverage versus disease incidence. The book indirectly begs for better surveillance by depicting large gray areas marked No Data ; even the most developed countries often fail to escape this distinction. In fact, the type of passive reporting that supplied map data for some diseases leaves one wondering: is it no data or no disease ? Clever adjustments for reporting bias were made in some cases, though the nature of source data too often prohibits any valid attempt. Likewise, dependence on political borders to outline geographic distribution usually prohibits depiction of spatial density. When a disease has worldwide distribution, that fact is not usually evident in the map, which instead focuses on high-risk areas. This method is appropriate and reinforces the need to use the map and text pages together. Purchasers are provided a code to download the book in a digital format. Downloading is a fast and easy process, as is using the electronic version of the book itself. A single click on any topic or figure in the navigation pane takes the reader directly to the page desired. The resolution is excellent, and one can either scroll or page up and down through each entry. The Atlas clearly sets a new standard as a geographic medicine reference and is certain to become an indispensable tool for epidemiologists and infectious diseases specialists. The editors hope it will also encourage the reporting of infectious diseases worldwide, which may well become its most important role. (Bruno P. Petruccelli, Retired, Medical Corps, US Army)
Heiman F.L. Wertheim, MD, PhD Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam; Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, UK Peter Horby, MBBS, FFPH Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam; Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, UK John P. Woodall, MA, PhD ProMED-mail co-founder and Associate Editor; Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (retired)
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