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Rickettsiology and Rickettsial Diseases. Fifth International Conference, Volume 1166. Edition No. 1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • ID: 2178926
  • Book
  • July 2009
  • Region: Global, United States
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This volume contains the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Rickettsiae and Rickettsial Diseases, in which an effort is made to address and clarify issues from clinical, diagnostic, epidemiologic, and molecular perspectives that have remained unsolved in the past.

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Foreword (Karim E. Hechemy, Philippe Brouqui, James E. Samuel, and Didier A. Raoult).

1. Current knowledge on phylogeny, and taxonomy of Rickettsia spp (Pierre-Edouard Fournier and Didier Raoult).

2. Closing the Gaps between Genotype and Phenotype in Rickettsia rickettsii (Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch).

3. Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Antibiotic-Sensitive and Insensitive Isolates of O. tsutsugamushi (Chien-Chung Chao, Donita L. Garland, Gregory A. Dasch, and Wei-Mei Ching).

4. Mitochondrial Porin VDAC 1 Seems to Be Functional in Rickettsial Cells (Victor V. Emelyanov).

5. Deciphering the relationships between Rickettsia conorii conorii and Rhipicephalus sanguineus in the ecology and epidemiology of Mediterranean spotted fever (Philippe Parola, Cristina Socolovschi, and Didier Raoult).

6. Intracellular life of Coxiella burnetii in macrophages: An update (Eric Ghigo, Lionel Pretat, Christian Capo, Didier Raoult, and Jean-Louis Mege).

7. Glycomics and Proteomics in Detection and Functional Analysis of Coxiella burnetii (Rudol Toman, Ludovit Skultety, and Robert Ihnatko).

8. Q Fever during Pregnancy: A Cause of Poor Fetal And Maternal Outcome (Xavier Carcopino, Didier Raoult, Florence Bretelle, Léon Boubli, and Andreas Stein).

9. Q fever in dairy animals (Annie Rodolakis).

10. Advances in Rickettsia Pathogenicity (Premanand Balraj, Patricia Renesto, and Didier Raoult).

11. Type IV Secretion System of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Yasuko Rikihisa, Mingqun Lin, Hua Niu, and Zhihui Cheng).

12. Ixodes ovatus ehrlichia exhibits unique ultrastructural characteristics in mammalian endothelial and tick-derived cells (Ulrike G. Munderloh, David J. Silverman, Katherine C. MacNamara, Gilbert G. Ahlstrand, Madhumouli Chatterjee, Gary M. Winslow).

13. Bartonella endocarditis: a pathology shared by animal reservoirs and patients (Bruno B. Chomel, R. W. Kasten, C. Williams, A.C. Wey, J. B. Henn4, R. Maggi, S. Carrasco J. Mazet, H.J. Boulouis, R. Maillard, E. B. Breitschwerdt)

14. Insights in Bartonella Host Specificity (Muriel Vayssier-Taussat, Danielle Le Rhun, Sarah Bonnet, and Violaine Cotté).

15. The science and fiction of emerging rickettsioses (Christopher D. Paddock).

16. Status of the "East side hypothesis" (transovarial interference) twenty five years later (Sam R. Telford III).

17. Rickettsioses in Australia (Stephen Graves and John Stenos).

18. Ecology of Rickettsia in South America (Marcelo B. Labruna).

19. Characterization of rickettsial diseases in a hospital based population in central Tunisia (Naoufel Kaabia and Amel Letaief).

20. Epidemiology and Clinical Aspects of Rickettsioses in Thailand (Y. Suputtamongkol, C. Suttinont, K. Niwatayakul, S. Hoontrakul, R. Limpaiboon, W.Chierakul, K. Losuwanaluk, And W. Saisongkork).

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Karim E. Hechemy Wadsworth Center, New York Department of Health, Albany, New York.

Philippe Brouqui Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France.

James E. Samuel Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

Didier A. Raoult Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille.
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