The Resource Meningococcal disease : methods and protocols, edited by Andrew J. Pollard and Martin C.J. Maiden, (electronic resource)

Meningococcal disease : methods and protocols, edited by Andrew J. Pollard and Martin C.J. Maiden, (electronic resource)

Label
Meningococcal disease : methods and protocols
Title
Meningococcal disease
Title remainder
methods and protocols
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew J. Pollard and Martin C.J. Maiden
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Neisseria meningitidis is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in industrialized nations and is responsible for epidemics of meningococcal meningitis and septic shock in Africa and Asia. In Meningococcal Disease: Methods and Protocols, Andrew Pollard and Martin Maiden bring together a panel of leading authorities to produce a comprehensive, interdisciplinary survey of recent advances and knowledge about this much-feared disease. The review and methods-based chapters collected here provide essential information for diagnosis in the clinical microbiology laboratory, isolate characterization, clinical management, and control of meningococcal disease. They also examine the immunopathological mechanisms occurring in the acutely ill, host-pathogen interactions, and the possible components of meningococcus responsible for virulence. A companion volume, Meningococcal Vaccines, provides detailed methods for the design and evaluation of meningococcal vaccines. Comprehensive and authoritative, Meningococcal Disease: Methods and Protocols integrates the basic science and the clinical and epidemiological aspects of this terrible infectious disease to promote the deeper understanding needed to identify novel targets for therapeutic interventions and vaccines
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CtY-M
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Meningococcal vaccines
Dewey number
616.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR82.N4
LC item number
M46 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WC 245
NLM item number
M5453 2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pollard, Andrew J
  • Maiden, Martin C. J
Series statement
Methods in molecular medicine
Series volume
67
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neisseria meningitidis
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis, Meningococcal
  • Meningitis, Meningococcal
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Meningokokken
  • Wetenschappelijke technieken
  • Meningitis
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Medicine
Label
Meningococcal disease : methods and protocols, edited by Andrew J. Pollard and Martin C.J. Maiden, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1385/1592591493
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Source of title; title from title screen
  • Companion volume to: Menngococcal vaccines
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Microbiology and laboratory diagnosis / K. Cartwright-Isolation, culture, and identification of meningococci from clinical specimens / P. Olcen and H. Fredlund-Pcr diagnosis / M. Guiver and R. Borrow-Detection of meningococcal antigen by latex agglutination / M.A. Sobanski, R.A. Barnes and W.T. Coakley-Meningococcal serology / S.J. Gray, R. Borrow and E.B. Kaczmarski-Antibiotic susceptibility testing / C. Block-Molecular approach for the study of penicillin resistance in neisseria meningitidis / L. Arreaza and J.A. Vazquez-Overview: Epidemiology, surveillance, and population biology / M.C. Maiden and N.T. Begg-Serological characterization / B. Kuipers [and others]-Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis / M. Achtman and G. Morelli-Nucleotide sequencing of antigen genes of neisseria meningitidis / R. Urwin-Multi-locus sequence typing / K.A. Jolley-Capsular operons / U. Vogel, H. Claus and M. Frosch-Molecular analysis of the meningococcal lps expression / M.P. Jennings, A.W. Berrington and E.R. Moxon-Genome sequencing and annotation / A.C. Jeffries, N.J. Saunders and D.W. Hood-Representational difference analysis / L.D. Bowler, A. Bart and A. van der Ende-Managing outbreaks : The public health response / J.M. Stuart-Global trends in meningococcal disease / D.A. Caugant-Epidemiology, surveillance, and population biology : Carriage studies / K. Cartwright-Surveillance of meningococcal disease in europe / N. Noah-Global surveillance for meningococcal disease / N.E. Rosenstein-Epidemiology of meningococcal disease in north america / A.J. Pollard, D. Scheifele and N. Rosenstein-Computational methods for meningococcal population studies / K.A. Jolley and R. Urwin-Clinical studies : An overview / F.A. Riordan and A.J. Pollard-Clinical scoring systems in meningococcal disease / M. Festa and B. Derkx-Quantitative detection of bacterial lipopolysaccharides in clinical specimens / P. Brandtzaeg, R. Ovstebo and P. Kierulf-Isolation and analysis of radiolabeled meningococcal endotoxin / P.C. Giardina [and others]-Cytokine measurement in vivo and in vitro / M. van Deuren and P. Brandtzaeg-Cytokine bioassays / N.B. Liabakk [and others]-Molecular analysis of gene-polymorphisms affecting the host response to infection / R.G. Westendorp and T.W. Huizinga-Coagulation studies / J.A. Hazelzet, C.E. Hack and R. de Groot-Complement pathways and meningococcal disease : Diagnostic aspects / A.G. Sjoholm, L. Truedsson and J.C. Jensenius-Evaluation of new treatments for meningococcal disease / S. Nadel, I. Macintosh and M. Levin-Studies on the effect of neisserial porins on apoptosis of mammalian cells / P. Massari and L.M. Wetzler-Molecular recognition mechanisms of meningococci : Identifying receptor-ligand pairs involved in microbe-host interactions / M. Virji and L. Serino-Experimental nasopharyngeal colonization by neisseria meningitidis using explant organ culture / R.C. Read and L. Goodwin-Invasion of the central nervous system by neisseria meningitidis / C. Tinsley and X. Nassif-Interactions of meningococci with endothelium / R.S. Heyderman and N.J. Klein-A promoter probe plasmid based on green fluorescent protein : A strategy for studying meningococcal gene expression / S.A. Webb, P.R. Langford and J.S. Kroll-Signature-tagged mutagenesis / S. Bakshi [and others]
Dimensions
1 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 721 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access is restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781592591497
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1385/1592591493
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0896038491
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81459490
  • (OCoLC)ocm81459490
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Meningococcal disease : methods and protocols, edited by Andrew J. Pollard and Martin C.J. Maiden, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1385/1592591493
Publication
Note
  • Source of title; title from title screen
  • Companion volume to: Menngococcal vaccines
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Microbiology and laboratory diagnosis / K. Cartwright-Isolation, culture, and identification of meningococci from clinical specimens / P. Olcen and H. Fredlund-Pcr diagnosis / M. Guiver and R. Borrow-Detection of meningococcal antigen by latex agglutination / M.A. Sobanski, R.A. Barnes and W.T. Coakley-Meningococcal serology / S.J. Gray, R. Borrow and E.B. Kaczmarski-Antibiotic susceptibility testing / C. Block-Molecular approach for the study of penicillin resistance in neisseria meningitidis / L. Arreaza and J.A. Vazquez-Overview: Epidemiology, surveillance, and population biology / M.C. Maiden and N.T. Begg-Serological characterization / B. Kuipers [and others]-Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis / M. Achtman and G. Morelli-Nucleotide sequencing of antigen genes of neisseria meningitidis / R. Urwin-Multi-locus sequence typing / K.A. Jolley-Capsular operons / U. Vogel, H. Claus and M. Frosch-Molecular analysis of the meningococcal lps expression / M.P. Jennings, A.W. Berrington and E.R. Moxon-Genome sequencing and annotation / A.C. Jeffries, N.J. Saunders and D.W. Hood-Representational difference analysis / L.D. Bowler, A. Bart and A. van der Ende-Managing outbreaks : The public health response / J.M. Stuart-Global trends in meningococcal disease / D.A. Caugant-Epidemiology, surveillance, and population biology : Carriage studies / K. Cartwright-Surveillance of meningococcal disease in europe / N. Noah-Global surveillance for meningococcal disease / N.E. Rosenstein-Epidemiology of meningococcal disease in north america / A.J. Pollard, D. Scheifele and N. Rosenstein-Computational methods for meningococcal population studies / K.A. Jolley and R. Urwin-Clinical studies : An overview / F.A. Riordan and A.J. Pollard-Clinical scoring systems in meningococcal disease / M. Festa and B. Derkx-Quantitative detection of bacterial lipopolysaccharides in clinical specimens / P. Brandtzaeg, R. Ovstebo and P. Kierulf-Isolation and analysis of radiolabeled meningococcal endotoxin / P.C. Giardina [and others]-Cytokine measurement in vivo and in vitro / M. van Deuren and P. Brandtzaeg-Cytokine bioassays / N.B. Liabakk [and others]-Molecular analysis of gene-polymorphisms affecting the host response to infection / R.G. Westendorp and T.W. Huizinga-Coagulation studies / J.A. Hazelzet, C.E. Hack and R. de Groot-Complement pathways and meningococcal disease : Diagnostic aspects / A.G. Sjoholm, L. Truedsson and J.C. Jensenius-Evaluation of new treatments for meningococcal disease / S. Nadel, I. Macintosh and M. Levin-Studies on the effect of neisserial porins on apoptosis of mammalian cells / P. Massari and L.M. Wetzler-Molecular recognition mechanisms of meningococci : Identifying receptor-ligand pairs involved in microbe-host interactions / M. Virji and L. Serino-Experimental nasopharyngeal colonization by neisseria meningitidis using explant organ culture / R.C. Read and L. Goodwin-Invasion of the central nervous system by neisseria meningitidis / C. Tinsley and X. Nassif-Interactions of meningococci with endothelium / R.S. Heyderman and N.J. Klein-A promoter probe plasmid based on green fluorescent protein : A strategy for studying meningococcal gene expression / S.A. Webb, P.R. Langford and J.S. Kroll-Signature-tagged mutagenesis / S. Bakshi [and others]
Dimensions
1 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 721 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access is restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781592591497
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1385/1592591493
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0896038491
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81459490
  • (OCoLC)ocm81459490
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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