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Taenia solium cysticercosis: from basic to clinical science.

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This book contains 44 chapters on Taenia solium cysticercosis. Six sections cover the following topics: basic science, epidemiology, clinical aspects, pathology, investigational aspects of neurocysticercosis, and therapy and prevention. The likely readership consists of researchers and students in parasitology, neurology, tropical medicine, tropical and infectious diseases and public health. The b...


Chapter 8 (Page no: 75)

What have we learnt from epidemiological studies of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Peru?

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Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Taenia solium: basic biology and transmission. Author(s): Pawlowski, Z. S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Taenia solium cysticercosis: new and revisited immunological aspects. Author(s): Flisser, A. Correa, D. Evans, C. A. W.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 25) Molecular determinants of host-parasite interactions: focus on parasite. Author(s): Molinari, J. L. Tato, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 35) Animal models of Taenia solium cysticercosis: role in understanding host-parasite interactions. Author(s): Cardona, A. E. Teale, J. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 47) Mitochondrial DNA of Taenia solium: from basic to applied science. Author(s): Ito, A. Nakao, M. Okamoto, M. Sako, Y. Yamasaki, H.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Hereditary factors in neurocysticercosis with emphasis on single, small, enhancing CT lesions. Author(s): Vasantha Padma Satish Jain Achal Srivastava Manjari Tripathi Maheshwari, M. C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 63) Taenia solium cysticercosis: an overview of global distribution and transmission. Author(s): Schantz, P. M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 83) Epidemiology of Taenia solium taeniasis and cysticercosis in Mexico. Author(s): Sarti, E.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 91) Taenia solium taeniasis and cysticercosis in Central America. Author(s): Garcia-Noval, J. Sanchez, A. L. Allan, J. C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 101) Neurocysticercosis in Brazil: epidemiological aspects. Author(s): Agapejev, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 111) Taenia solium taeniasis and cysticercosis in Asia. Author(s): Gagandeep Singh Sudesh Prabhakar Ito, A. Cho SeungYull Qiu DongChuan
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 129) Taenia solium cysticercosis in Africa. Author(s): Druet-Cabanac, M. Ramanankandrasana, B. Bisser, S. Dongmo, L. Avodé, G. Nzisabira, L. Dumas, M. Preux, P. M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 139) Taenia solium cysticercosis: the special case of the United States. Author(s): Shandera, W. X. Schantz, P. M. White, A. C., Jr.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 145) Porcine cysticercosis. Author(s): Gonzalez, A. E. Wilkins, P. P. Lopez, T.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 157) Taenia solium: a historical note. Author(s): Wadia, N. H. Gagandeep Singh
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 169) Neurocysticercosis: an overview of clinical presentations. Author(s): Sudesh Prabhakar Gagandeep Singh
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 177) Meningeal cysticercosis. Author(s): Brutto, O. H. del
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 189) Heavy multilesional cysticercotic syndromes. Author(s): Brutto, O. H. del García, H. H. Sudesh Prabhakar
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 199) Intraventricular neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Cuetter, A. C. Andrews, R. J.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 211) Neurocysticercosis and epilepsy. Author(s): Carpio, A. Hauser, W. A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 221) Cerebrovascular manifestations of neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Barinagarrementeria, F. Cantú, C.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 229) Taenia solium cysticercosis: uncommon manifestations. Author(s): Gagandeep Singh Sawhney, I. S.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 241) The story behind solitary Cysticercus granuloma. Author(s): Vedantam Rajshekhar
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 251) Seizures due to solitary Cysticercus granuloma. Author(s): Murthy, J. M. K.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 257) Paediatric neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Sudesh Prabhakar Gagandeep Singh
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 263) Psychiatric manifestations of neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Forlenza, O. V.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 269) Taenia solium cysticercosis: ophthalmic aspects. Author(s): Atul Kumar Namrata Sharma
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 281) Neurocysticercosis: diagnosis and treatment in special situations. Author(s): Garg, R. K. Kar, A. M.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 289) The pathology of neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Escobar, A. Weidenheim, K. M.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 307) Single small enhancing computed tomography lesions - pathological correlates. Author(s): Geeta Chacko
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 311) Imaging and spectroscopy of neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Deepshikha Sharda Sanjeev Chawla Gupta, R. K.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 329) Taenia solium cysticercosis: immunodiagnosis of neurocysticercosis and taeniasis. Author(s): Wilkins, P. P. Wilson, M. Allan, J. C. Tsang, V. C. W.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 343) Antigen-based immunoassays in the diagnosis of Taenia solium cysticercosis. Author(s): Correa, D. Tapia-Romero, R. Meza-Lucas, A. Mata-Ruiz, O.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 351) Polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of Taenia solium cysticercosis. Author(s): Meri, T. Meri, S.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 359) Immunodiagnosis in solitary Cysticercus granulomas. Author(s): Anna Oommen
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 363) Pharmacology of anticysticercal therapy. Author(s): Jung, H. González-Esquivel, D. F.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 375) Controversies in the drug treatment of neurocysticercosis. Author(s): Singhal, B. S. Salinas, R. A.
Chapter: 39 (Page no: 387) Neurocysticercosis: neurosurgical perspective. Author(s): Sharma, B. S. Chandra, P. S.
Chapter: 40 (Page no: 399) Endoscopic management of intraventricular cysticercosis. Author(s): Bergsneider, M. Nieto, J. H.
Chapter: 41 (Page no: 411) Control of Taenia solium with emphasis on treatment of taeniasis. Author(s): Allan, J. C. Craig, P. S. Pawlowski, Z. S.
Chapter: 42 (Page no: 421) Taenia solium vaccination: present status and future prospects. Author(s): Evans, C. A. W.
Chapter: 43 (Page no: 431) Control of Taenia solium with porcine chemotherapy. Author(s): Gonzalez, A. E.
Chapter: 44 (Page no: 437) Use of a simulation model to evaluate control programmes against Taenia solium cysticercosis. Author(s): Gonzalez, A. E. Gilman, R. H. García, H. H. Lopez, T.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Transmissible Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 0851996280
  • Record Number
  • 20023159852