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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

  • Editor: Dr. Edwin dias  
  • No of Pages: 32
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: February 2014 , Wed 26
  • Chapter 1      
    The Etiology of Viral Diarrhea in Children

    Acute viral gastroenteritis is among the most common causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide [1]. In developing countries mortality associated with diarrhea is estimated as 2.4-2.8 million deaths every year.

  • Chapter 2      
    Gastrointestinal Tract Infections

    Gastrointestinal infections involve a wide variety of symptom and may be caused by different infectious agents such as virus, bacteria and parasites.

  • Chapter 3      
    Liver Diseases

    The most important infectious diseases of the liver in pediatrics are hepatitis, cholangitis, cholecystitis, Reye syndrome and pyogenic liver abscesses.

  • Dr. Edwin dias

    Professor and HOD Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, KVG Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University, Mangalore-575002, Karnataka, India

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