Chlamydia pneumoniae and Chronic Diseases Proceedings of the State-of-the-Art Workshop held at the Robert Koch-Institut Berlin on 19 and 20 March 1999

International specialists in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Immunology, Pneumonolgy, Neurology and Epidemiology gathered to this workshop to discuss and enhance interdisciplinary knowledge on the possible etiological role of Chlamydia pneumoniae, a widespread human...

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Main Author: L’age-Stehr, Johanna
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2000, 2000
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:International specialists in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Immunology, Pneumonolgy, Neurology and Epidemiology gathered to this workshop to discuss and enhance interdisciplinary knowledge on the possible etiological role of Chlamydia pneumoniae, a widespread human respiratory infection, in the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory diseases with major public health impact such as: - atherosclerosis, - cardiovascular disease, - adult onset asthma bronchiale, - chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases,- reactive arthritis,- Morbus Alzheimer and - Multiple Sclerosis. Current deficits and goals in standardisation of diagnostic tools, basic and applied research, design of epidemiological and monitoring of therapy studies were identified. A special feature of this book is the comprehensive collection of state of the art review articles in the various fields with many references and the enclosure of the controverse discussions to each article which provides the reader with a lifely picture on the role of Chlamydia pneumoniae in chronic diseases
Physical Description:XVI, 203p. 45 illus online resource
ISBN:9783642571954