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Adenovirus

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2194 words.

Amoebiasis, caused by Entamoeba histolytica, only occurs in humans and primates. E. histolytica is indistinguishable from the non-pathogenic dispar and moshkovskii. E. histolytica occurs...

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Amoebiasis

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 1724 words.

Most anaerobic infections in humans are caused by commensal bacteria from the skin and mucous membranes. These can cause serious infections in all body sites but are often related to entry...

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Anaerobic infections

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2639 words.

Arthropod-borne viruses cause a wide range of acute syndromes, including haemorrhagic fever, encephalitis, arthropathy, and perinatal infection. Geographical spread of many infections (e.g....

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Antibacterials

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2448 words.

Invasive fungal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised children. Effective management includes prompt recognition, early administration of...

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Antifungals

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 3331 words.

Antiparasitic agents are medications prescribed for the treatment of parasitic diseases caused by single-celled protozoa (e.g. malaria) and multicellular helminths, notably gastrointestinal...

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Antimicrobial stewardship

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 1875 words.

Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency and should be considered in all febrile or unwell children, as it requires rapid diagnosis and treatment to avoid the associated poor outcomes. A...

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Antiparasitics

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2571 words.

Use of antiviral therapy is key to the successful management of chronic, as well as many acute, viral infections. The development of direct-acting antivirals acting at different stages of...

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Antivirals

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 3479 words.

Antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs) are a coordinated set of interventions designed to monitor and direct antimicrobial use in health-care institutions, providing a standard...

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Arboviruses

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2591 words.

Ascariasis is caused by the intestinal nematode Ascaris lumbricoides. Ascariasis is the commonest infection caused by worms in humans and is endemic throughout the world. Children between 2...

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Ascariasis

Edited by Mike Sharland.

in Manual of Childhood Infections

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases. 2650 words.

Aspergillosis, a fungal infection, encompasses a wide spectrum of diseases, commonly affecting immunocompromised individuals. Any organ can be involved, with the lungs being most prominent...

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