INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Antiviral Drugs for Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Infections

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44 Antiviral Drugs for Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Infections Fred Y. Aoki Keywords amantadine; chemoprophylaxis; chemotherapy; DAS181 (Fludase); influenza; inhaled; laninamivir; oseltamivir; outbreak (control); peramivir; pharmacokinetics; postexposure; resistance; respiratory…

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Malaria (Plasmodium Species)

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276 Malaria (Plasmodium Species) Rick M. Fairhurst *, Thomas E. Wellems Keywords antimalarial; artemisinin; chemoprophylaxis; chloroquine; fever; malaria; Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium vivax; travel medicine; tropical medicine Short View Summary Definition…

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Candida Species

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258 Candida Species John E. Edwards Jr. Keywords antifungal; APECED; CARD9; endocarditis; endophthalmitis; meningitis; mucocutaneous infections; nephritis; opportunistic infection; septicemia; thrush; urinary tract infection; vaginitis Short View Summary Microbiology •…

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Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei

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223 Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei Melioidosis and Glanders Bart J. Currie Keywords Burkholderia mallei; Burkholderia pseudomallei; glanders; melioidosis; tropical infections Short View Summary Definition • Melioidosis is a disease…

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Antivirals against Herpes Viruses

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45 Antivirals against Herpes Viruses Fred Y. Aoki Keywords acyclovir; amenamevir; cidofovir; cytomegalovirus; docosanol; Epstein-Barr virus; foscarnet; ganciclovir; helicase-primase inhibitors; herpes simplex virus; human herpesvirus 6; human herpesvirus 8; idoxuridine;…

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Chronic Pneumonia

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72 Chronic Pneumonia Peter G. Pappas Keywords anaerobes; aspergillosis; blastomycosis; coccidioidomycosis; histoplasmosis; mycobacteria; nocardiosis; pneumonia; Rhodococcus; sarcoidosis Short View Summary Definition • Persistent or progressive cough, dyspnea, often with chronic…

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Leishmania Species

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277 Leishmania Species Visceral (Kala-Azar), Cutaneous, and Mucosal Leishmaniasis Alan J. Magill Keywords amphotericin B; kala-azar; Leishmania; leishmaniasis; miltefosine; paromomycin; pentavalent antimony Short View Summary Definition • Leishmaniasis is infection…

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Vulvovaginitis and Cervicitis

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110 Vulvovaginitis and Cervicitis William M. McCormack, Michael H. Augenbraun Keywords atrophic vaginitis; bacterial vaginosis; Candida vaginitis; candidiasis; cervicitis; Chlamydia trachomatis; desquamative; estrogen-deficiency vaginitis; Gardnerella vaginalis; gonorrhea; inflammatory vaginitis; metronidazole;…

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Blastomycosis

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266 Blastomycosis Robert W. Bradsher Jr. Keywords Ajellomyces dermatitidis; amphotericin B; antigen test; Blastomyces dermatitidis; blastomycosis; brain abscess; dimorphism; endemic mycosis; exoantigen; itraconazole; osteomyelitis; prostate abscess; RNA probe Short View…

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