7 edition of Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia (Issues in Infectious Diseases, V. 4) found in the catalog.
October 31, 2006
by S. Karger AG (Switzerland)
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||150|
An emerging infectious disease (EID) is an infectious disease whose incidence has increased recently (in the past 20 years), and could increase in the near future. Such diseases do not respect national boundaries. The minority that are capable of developing efficient transmission between humans can become major public and global concerns as potential causes of epidemics or pandemics. New epidemics such as AIDS and "mad cow" disease have dramatized the need to explore the factors underlying rapid viral evolution and emerging viruses. This comprehensive volume is the first to describe this multifaceted new field. It places viral evolution and emergence in a historical context, describes the interaction of viruses with hosts, and details the advances in molecular biology and.
Emerging infectious disease: An infectious disease that has newly appeared in a population or that has been known for some time but is rapidly increasing in incidence or geographic range. Examples of emerging infectious diseases include: Ebola virus (first outbreaks in and the discovery of the virus in ),; HIV/AIDS (virus first isolated in ). Containing Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases in Asia | 2 DISEASES AND RISK Infectious diseases of both a global and regional nature are becoming more prevalent. Asia is at serious risk. The past two decades have seen more than 30 re-emerging diseases and File Size: KB.
The purpose of this review is to present some prominent recent examples of emerging and re-emerging RNA virus diseases (influenza, hantaviruses, Ebola virus, and Nipah virus) to try to convey a sense of the excitement within this field and the important advances coming about as new technologies are being applied to research the basic question Cited by: Immunodeficiency Virus. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11(12) Although a significant portion of the general population is positive for SIV antibodies, no SIV viral nucleic acid has been isolated from human blood. This may indicate that the SIVs that have produced antibodyFile Size: KB.
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Get this from a library. Emerging viral diseases of Southeast Asia. [Sunil K Lal;] -- In this book, leading experts discuss the threat posed by emerging viruses and describe ongoing efforts to face future outbreaks by searching for new antivirals, developing new vaccines, and.
Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia PDF Free Download E-BOOK DESCRIPTION Southeast Asia has been the breeding ground for many emerging diseases in the past decade, e.g. the avian flu (H5N1) in Hong Kong inNipah virus encephalitis in Malaysia inand, above all, the SARS outbreak in Southern China in Over the past 6 years, a number of zoonotic and vectorborne viral diseases have emerged in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific.
Vectorborne disease agents discussed in this article include Japanese encephalitis, Barmah Forest, Ross River, and Chikungunya by: Over the past 6 years, a number of zoonotic and vectorborne viral diseases have emerged in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Vectorborne disease agents discussed in this article include Japanese encephalitis, Barmah Forest, Ross River, and Chikungunya viruses.
However, most emerging viruses have been zoonotic, with fruit bats, including the flying fox species as the probable wildlife. Southeast Asia is a hotspot for emerging infectious diseases, including those with pandemic potential. Emerging infectious diseases have exacted heavy public health and economic tolls.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome rapidly decimated the region's tourist industry. Influenza A H5N1 has had a profound effect on the poultry by: Get this from a library. Emerging viral diseases of Southeast Asia. [Sunil K Lal;] -- Experts discuss the threat posed by emerging viruses and describe ongoing efforts to face future outbreaks by searching for new antivirals, developing new vaccines, and improving methods of diagnosis.
South-central Asia and Southeast Asia have the highest incidence, but major epidemics occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Most infections are acquired via contaminated food or water.
Multi-drug–resistant S. Typhi is common, but susceptibility to original first-line agents is re-emerging. In endemic settings, incidence is highest in children 1 to 5. Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific Article (PDF Available) in Emerging infectious diseases 7(3 Suppl) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.
An emerging viral disease is one that is newly recognized or newly evolved, or that has occurred previously but shows an increase in incidence or expansion in geographical, host, or vector range. By this definition, numerous viral diseases in this book currently qualify as emerging diseases.
However while traveling in Southeast Asia, unknown to many, is also a hotspot for emerging infectious diseases, including those with pandemic potential.
Southeast Asia is defined as the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a region with growing geopolitical inﬂuence in view of Asia’s global economic.
Due to several risk factors Southeast Asia has been and still is a breeding ground for infectious diseases. Edited by Sunil K. Lal, this book concentrates on emerging viral infections. The threat posed by the SARS coronavirus, avian influenza virus H5N1, henipaviruses, Ross River virus and viruses causing diseases in fish and shrimp is Cited by: 4.
Southeast Asia is a hotspot for emerging infectious diseases, including those with pandemic potential. Emerging infectious diseases have exacted heavy public health and economic tolls. Severe acute respiratory syndrome rapidly decimated the region's tourist industry.
Influenza A H5N1 has had a profound effect on the poultry industry. The reasons why southeast Asia is at risk from emerging Cited by: Conference Presentations; About the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases / D.P. Drotman et al ; Emerging Infectious Diseases: A CDC Perspective / J.M.
Hughes; Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific / J.S. Mackenzie et al.; Epidemiology, Evolution, and Future of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic / B.R.
Levin et al.; Antibacterial Household Products. Emerging infectious diseases in Asia. Issue: Halting Epidemics. 07 February article. Vietnam, and more broadly Southeast Asia, is one of the most densely populated areas of the planet and presents some unique challenges for understanding how we prevent the emergence and spread of infectious diseases.
The major problem of. A viral disease is any condition that’s caused by a virus. There are several types of viral disease, depending on the underlying virus. We’ll go over some of the main types, including how they.
Zoonotic infections. South Asia has been identified as a hot spot for the emergence of zoonotic infectious diseases 11 The endemic zoonoses have re-emerged or emerged in newer areas or with newer clinico-epidemiological presentations, often with more serious manifestations.
Livestock may act as intermediate amplifying hosts, facilitating the transfer of pathogens from their normal Cited by: 5. Emerging Viral Diseases is the summary of a public workshop hosted in March to examine factors driving the appearance, establishment, and spread of emerging, re-emerging and novel viral diseases; the global health and economic impacts of recently emerging and novel viral diseases in humans; and the scientific and policy approaches to.
The population dense regions of Southeast Asia are the epicenter of many emerging diseases, as evidenced by the outbreak of Nipah, SARS, avian influenza (H5N1), Dengue, and enterovirus 71 in this. The consequences of emerging infectious diseases in southeast Asia stretch far beyond a narrow purview of public health.
The estimated cost of SARS to east and southeast Asia was US$18 billion, which is roughly US$2 million per person infected In southeast Asia, the sudden collapse in demand for the service industry was a.
SEAICRN. The South East Asia Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network (SEAICRN) is a collaborative partnership between hospitals and research institutions within Thailand, Viet Nam and Indonesia, the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA) and the Wellcome Trust (UK) that was first formed in September The Network was created in order to develop the necessary.
Southeast Asia encompasses the region from southern China through the Indochina peninsula and islands bordering the South China Sea to the island of New Guinea. The countries within this region are Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.Emerging Infectious Diseases from the Global to the Local Perspective: A Summary of a Workshop of the Forum on Emerging Infections () Chapter: Emerging Infections in Asia and the Pacific.Southeast Asia has been the breeding ground for many emerging diseases in the past decade, e.g.
the avian flu (H5N1) in Hong Kong inNipah virus encephalitis in Malaysia inand, above all, the SARS outbreak in Southern China in