Samaranayake, Lakshman; Huber, Michaell A.; Redding, Spencer W.
September 2008
Burket's Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Treatment;2008, p481
Book Chapter
Chapter 20 of the book "Burket's Oral Medicine" is presented. It discusses both common and rare oral infections including bacterial, chlamydial, rickettsial, fungal, mucormycosis, and viral infections. It highlights a definitive diagnosis of oral infections which requires critical assessment of clinical signs and symptoms and details of medical, dental, and social history.


Related Articles

  • infectious disease. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p419 

    An encyclopedia entry for "infectious disease" is presented. The term refers to any illness caused by a specific microorganism. It offers information on the incidence, incubation period and treatment of these diseases. An overview of viral, bacterial, chlamydial, rickettsial and fungal...

  • INFECTIOUS DISEASE PREVENTION. Isaacs, Brandon // Wrestling USA;4/15/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p28 

    The article discusses how to prevent infectious diseases in wrestling. It highlights the symptoms presented in various fungal, viral and bacterial infections including tinea and Candida diseases, herpes and cellulitis. It shows how to prevent pathogen infections by cleaning the shoes before...

  • Rickettsial infections and fever, Vientiane, Laos. Phongmany, Simaly; Rolain, Jean-Marc; Phetsouvanh, Rattanaphone; Blacksell, Stuart D.; Soukkhaseum, Vimone; Rasachack, Bouachanh; Phiasakha, Khamphong; Soukkhaseum, Surn; Frichithavong, Khamthavi; Vang Chu; Keolouangkhot, Valy; Martinez-Aussel, Bertrand; Ko Chang; Darasavath, Chirapha; Rattanavong, Oudayvone; Sisouphone, Siho; Mayfong Mayxay; Vidamaly, Sisouphane; Parola, Philippe; Thammavong, Chanpheng // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Feb2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p256 

    Rickettsial diseases have not been described previously from Laos, but in a prospective study, acute rickettsial infection was identified as the cause of fever in 115 (27%) of 427 adults with negative blood cultures admitted to Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane, Laos. The organisms identified by...

  • Modeling the Impact of Potential Vaccines on Epidemics of Sexually Transmitted Chlamydia trachomatis Infection. Gray, Richard T.; Beagley, Kenneth W.; Timms, Peter; Wilson, David P. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;6/1/2009, Vol. 199 Issue 11, p1680 

    Background. We investigated the likely impact of vaccines on the prevalence of and morbidity due to Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia) infections in heterosexual populations. Methods. An individual-based mathematical model of chlamydia transmission was developed and linked to the infection course...

  • Limitations of Screening Tests for Asymptomatic Chlamydia. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;1/1/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p172 

    Focuses on a study which dealt with the limitations of screening tests for asymptomatic chlamydia. Impact of the infectious disease on women; Range of the prevalence of chlamydial infections in adolescent and young adult women in the U.S.

  • NEW RAPID TEST DEVELOPED TO DETECT CHLAMYDIA.  // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 5, piv 

    Describes the rapid test for Chlamydia developed by an international team of scientists.

  • Chlamydial Infections.  // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 2nd edition;2002, p238 

    Provides information on chlamydial infections. Causes; Assessment and diagnosis; Treatment.

  • chlamydial infection.  // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p149 

    The article provides information on chlamydial infection. The condition is caused by a group of small micro-organisms called chlamydia, which physically are larger than viruses but smaller than bacteria. They cause a wide range of infections in humans and animals, and may spread between the two....

  • New selective screening policy for chlamydia warranted.  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;11/6/2004, Issue 465, p5 

    Reports on the cost-effective analysis of screening among women with chlamydial infections. Strategies in women at risk for chlamydial infection; Age groups of women targeted by the strategies.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics