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Author Christodoulides, M

Title Meningitis : Cellular and Molecular Basis. 26. Advances in Molecular and Cellular Microbiology
Published Wallingford : CABI, 2013


Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
Series Advances in Molecular & Cellular Biology
Advances in Molecular & Cellular Biology
Contents Contributors; Preface; 1 A History of Bacterial Meningitis from Antiquity to Modern Times; 2 Anatomy of the Meninges: Structural and Functional Aspects; 3 Evidence-based Clinical Examination of Meningitis; 4 Viral Meningitis; 5 Pathogenesis of Cerebrospinal Meningitis Caused by Neisseria meningitidis; 6 Streptococcus pneumoniae Meningitis; 7 Haemophilus influenzae Meningitis; 8 Escherichia coli Meningitis; 9 Group B Streptococcus Meningitis; 10 Chronic Meningitis; 11 The Pathophysiology of Tuberculous Meningitis; 12 Neurosyphilis; 13 Streptococcus suis Meningitis
14 Listeria monocytogenes: An Intracellular Pathogen of Monocytes and the Central Nervous System15 Meningitis in Neuroborreliosis; 16 Nosocomial Meningitis; 17 Inflammation in the Subarachnoid Space; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Summary Examining meningitis mainly from a bacterial perspective, but also including an overview of viral, fungal and chronic meningitis, this book describes the anatomy of the meninges and clinical signs and symptoms of meningitis. Individual organisms that cause meningitis worldwide are dealt with in specific chapters, describing in detail how these pathogens interact with the human host at both a molecular and cellular level, providing a thorough understanding of bacterial virulence factors and host cell response
Notes Print version record
Subject Meningitis.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781780643403