Emerging Infections and Children: Influenza.- Chickenpox Party or Varicella Vaccine?- The ABC of Epstein-BarrVirus Infections.- The Immune Response to Viral Lower Respiratory Tract Infection.- Chronic Granulomatous Disease: From Genetic Defect to Clinical Presentation.- Novel Primary Immunodeficiencies.- Periodic Fever.- BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin) Vaccine.- Helminth Infections of Children: Prospects For Control.- Rabies on The Doorstep.- Prevention of Typhoid Fever.- Dexamethasone in the Treatment of Paediatric Bacterial Meningitis In Developing Countries: Is It Beneficial?- Should Dexamethasone be Part of Routine Therapy of Bacterial Meningitis in Industrialised Countries?- How to Interpret A CSF: the Art and the Science.- Reverse Vaccinology and Vaccines for Serogroup B Neisseria Meningitidis.
Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity II provides a current view from leading experts concerning the hottest topics of concern to clinicians caring for children with infections. The book brings together a collection of manuscripts from a faculty of authors of international standing who contributed to a course in Paediatric Infection and Immunity in Oxford, UK in June 2004.
Dr. Pollard is an internationally respected name in the world of infectious disease
One of his latest projects includes joining forces with other scientists in an attempt to develop a new Meningitis B Vaccine candidate