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Cover for Lyme neuroborreliosis: a European perspective.

This chapter provides a European perspective on the epidemiology of Lyme neuroborreliosis, highlighting the prevailing genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, main vector (Ixodes ricinus), and geographical variation in incidence. It then discusses the European Federation of Neurological...

Author(s)
Dersch, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Erythema migrans.

Erythema migrans (EM) is an expanding erythematous rash that develops at the site of the bite of certain Ixodes ticks within days to weeks. It is the most common objective manifestation of Lyme disease, accounting for about 90% of cases. This chapter reviews the current practice of diagnosing EM,...

Author(s)
Nadelman, R. B.; Hu, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme carditis.

The cardiac complications of Lyme disease (termed Lyme carditis) present during the early disseminated phase of infection by Borrelia burgdorferi, usually 3 weeks to 3 months after initial inoculation. The clinical manifestations of Lyme carditis are typically self-limited and almost always involve ...

Author(s)
Salik, J. R.; Dudzinski, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme disease in children.

This chapter reviews the aetiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment prognosis, and prevention of Lyme disease in children. It also briefly discusses "misguided" beliefs about "chronic" Lyme disease, and how clinicians should address them.

Author(s)
Shapiro, E. D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Lyme disease: an evidence-based approach.

This second edition provides up-to-date evidence-based research and covers the significant advances in our understanding of the disorders referred to as Lyme disease or Lyme borreliosis. Consisting of 17 chapters, this book explores the causative organism, its requisite ecosystem, disease...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.

This chapter discusses current knowledge on the clinical definition and classification, epidemiology, diagnosis, disease course and medical/surgical treatment of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, highlighting the role of home parenteral nutrition in the overall management of the disease.

Author(s)
Joly, F.; Djemah, V. B.; Layec, S.; Corcos, O.; Bouhnik, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

The diseases of poor hygiene arise from direct contact of the skin, conjunctiva or mucous membrane. This chapter focus on the 3 groups of disease in this category: skin diseases, the tropical treponematoses, and eye diseases. The skin diseases include scabies, lice infestation, the superficial...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter focuses on the faecal-oral group of diseases that are transmitted by person-to-person contact, through water, food or directly to the mouth. These diseases include gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection, Cryptosporidium parvum infection, cholera, shigellosis, Giardia intestinalis...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter reviews some of the common soil-transmitted diseases of humans, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment, and surveillance. These include...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter focuses on 3 waterborne diseases of humans, namely schistosomiasis, Dracunculus medinensis infection and Buruli ulcer, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter

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