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Tapeworms, Lice, and Prions : A Compendium of Unpleasant Infections
Tapeworms, Lice, and Prions : A Compendium of Unpleasant Infections
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Author(s): Grove, David
ISBN No.: 9780199641024
Pages: 624
Year: 201312
Format: Trade Cloth (Hard Cover)
Price: £30.00
Dispatch delay: Dispatched between 7 to 15 days
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Infection: the search for its causesWorms1. Ascaris - the giant intestinal roundworm2. Tapeworms3. Hookworm anaemia4. Schistosomiasis (sometimes called Bilharziasis)5. Filariasis (elephantiasis)Arthropods6. Lice (pediculosis)7. The itch (scabies)Fungi8.


Tinea (ringworm etc)9. Candida (thrush)Protozoa10. Giardiasis11. Amoebic dysentery and liver abscess12. Malaria13. Sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis)14. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (Oriental sore) and visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar)15. Chagas' disease (South American trypanosomiasis)Bacteria16.


The germ theory of disease17. Anthrax18. Tuberculosis (consumption)19. Leprosy (Hansen's disease)20. The golden staphylococcus21. The streptococcus and post-streptococcal disorders22. The pneumococcus and pneumonia23. Gonorrhoea (the clap)24.


Syphilis (the pox)25. The meningococcus and meningitis26. Diphtheria27. Whooping cough (pertussis)28. Cholera29. Typhoid fever30. Escherichi coli31. Shigella (bacillary dysentery)32.


Tetanus (lockjaw)33. Plague (the Black Death)34. Brucellosis (undulant fever)35. Legionnaires' disease36. Helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcers37. Typhus38. Chlamydia (urethritis and trachoma)Viruses39. The discovery of viruses and determination of their nature40.


Smallpox41. Rabies42. Yellow fever43. Dengue fever (break-bone fever)44. Poliomyelitis (polio)45. Measles (rubeola)46. German measles (rubella)47. Mumps48.


Varicella (chickenpox and shingles49. Herpes simplex (cold sores and more)50. Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis)51. Influenza (the flu)52. Viral hepatitis (A, B, and C)53. HIV and AIDSPrions54. Kuru, Mad cows and variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob DiseaseIX. Unde venis et quo vadis?ReferencesGlossary and pronunciationFurther readingPerson IndexSubject Index.



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