Modern Vaccines

Modern Vaccines : Current Practice and New Approaches

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This selection of articles, published in "The Lancet" between January and April 1990 and presented here in a collaborated and fully indexed form for convenience of use by the individual reader, offers a review of vaccine development for all the major infectious diseases. Exciting prospects for new vaccines have occurred through the use of molecular biological techniques and these will be highlighted. New vaccine research on cures for AIDS and parasitic diseases will also be covered. The book is aimed at infectious disease physicians, microbiologists, paediatricians, community medicine physicians and tropical medicine physicians.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 160 x 241mm | 379g
  • Hodder Arnold
  • London, United Kingdom
  • illustrations, index
  • 0340529601
  • 9780340529607

Table of contents

The scope of vaccination, R.Moxon; vaccine immunolgy - recognition of foreign peptides, G.Ada; new technologies - designer vaccines, F.Brown; practice in developed countries, A.Hinman and W.Orenstein; practice in developing countries, A.Hall et al; new paediatric vaccines, R.Moxon; enteric diseases, M.Levine; poliovaccines, J.Beale; mycobacterial disease, P.Fine; respiratory infections, F.Shann et al; hepatitis, A.Eddleston; NMR and varicella-zoster, S.Katz; rabies, K.Nicholson; HIV, G.Schild; parasitic disease, J.Playfair et al; progress towards vaccines we need and do not have, A.Robbins.
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