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Viral infections and their mitigation in experimental immunosuppression

Vlastimil Mayer

Viral infections and their mitigation in experimental immunosuppression

by Vlastimil Mayer

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Published by Veda, Pub. House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virus diseases -- Immunological aspects.,
  • Immunosuppressive agents.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementV. Mayer and E. Mitrová.
    SeriesLekárske prace ; 12-1
    ContributionsMitrová, Eva, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC114.5 .M38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4298271M
    LC Control Number78326687

    Measles is a contagious and potentially deadly, but vaccine-preventable, disease. Measles outbreaks have been alarmingly on the rise. Many deaths from measles are due to secondary infections with unrelated pathogens, a reflection of measles virus (MeV)-induced immunosuppression [].MeV employs CD46, nectin 4, and CD to enter host cells. Mechanisms of viral induced immunosuppression: effects on monocyte-DC-NK networks. CMV infection has been associated with impaired host immunity in man and mouse. HCMV induced immunosuppression results in adverse clinical outcomes due to secondary infections .

    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Viruses use a variety of strategies to avoid recognition by the host immune system (5–7).The active induction of immune suppression is one mechanism by which viruses escape clearance and thus establish a persistent infection ().In humans, chronic viral infections afflict millions of people worldwide (9–11).Interestingly, elevated levels of IL production have been associated with.

    Purchase Infection and Autoimmunity - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , For patients with preexisting viral infections due to hepatitis B virus (HBV), parainfluenza virus, and respiratory syncytial virus, the time to development of IRD is defined as the interval between the withdrawal of immunosuppressive agents or the day of bone marrow engraftment and the onset of clinical symptoms or signs of IRD.


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Viral infections and their mitigation in experimental immunosuppression. Lek Pr. ;12(1) Viral infections and their mitigation in experimental by: Secondary bacterial, protozoal, or viral infections occur because of immunosuppression by MV infection. These infections can result in pneumonia, chronic pulmonary disease, otitis media, laryngotracheobronchitis, adult respiratory distress syndrome, hepatitis and diarrhea (7, 29).

Secondary infections are more common in underdeveloped by:   Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient offers an illustrated, case-based matrix for treatment of infections across all types of immunosuppressed patients. As the challenges of managing these infections continues to evolve, this collection offers lucid, authoritative guidance to diagnosing and treating these infections effectively.5/5(5).

Thereafter ob­ servations that viral infections may result in immunosuppression have been recorded by many clinicians and infectious Viral infections and their mitigation in experimental immunosuppression book investigators for six or seven decades.

Nevertheless, despite sporadic reports that infectious diseases caused by viruses may result in either transient or prolonged immunodepression, investigation of. Introduction: The development of biologic therapies for treating patients with rheumatic, hematologic, or oncological diseases has increased in the last few years, spreading their use in clinical practice.

Areas covered: Clinical experience has evidenced substantial risks for some viral infections and/or reactivations such as viral hepatitis, herpetic infections, and other viruses, as a Cited by: 6.

Because of their umbiquitous nature, migration potential, in addition to international travel, arthropod-borne viral infections now assume global distribution. In the present globalized world with overflowing travels and trades, human health has been increasingly threatened due to incidences of emerging or/and reemerging arboviral diseases.

A third mechanism results from viral infection of macrophages and affects the function of these cells in natural and acquired immunity. Finally, immunosuppression may result from viral triggering of an imbalance in immune regulation, which culminates in the overactivity of suppressor cells.

T.L. Whiteside, R.B. Herberman, in Encyclopedia of Stress (Second Edition), Defense against Infections. The major function of NK cells appears to be defense against infection.

They have been shown to mediate antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial activities in vitro. NK cell importance in the control of infections in vivo is supported by studies of experimental viral infections in. Abstract. The inflammatory response to viral infections is characteristically composed of mononuclear cells.

The full development of this response is an immunologically specific event that is dependent on the presence of sensitized T lymphocytes [1–4]. Influenza. The mortality rate following influenza infections in HSCT recipients was previously reported to be around 15% 18, 19, although recent data reporting outcome after more widespread utilization of neuramidase inhibitors suggest a somewhat lower risk for fatal outc The recent outbreak of new pandemic strain A/H1N1 stressed the importance of having strategies.

For the last few years, the number of immunocompromised individuals is growing fast, due to more intensive antitumor therapy, transplantations and the concomitant immunosuppressive therapy, and the HIV epidemic, as well.

Immunosuppressed patients very often are affected with nosocomial infections in hospitals, and with infections in the society. The defense from viral. Immunosuppression is a major problem for the poultry industry, but actual figures indicating the scale of the problem are difficult to find.

Infection with pathogens and/or environmental factors, including management errors, can result in immunosuppression, and interactions between the two usually exacerbate the problem. The investigation of viruses and their effects on immunity then went unre-ported for 40 years.

Beginning aboutoncogenic viruses were given serious consideration as immunosuppressive agents. This was first alluded to by Old and colleagues, and a few years later, Good and co-workers presented the first systematic evaluation of suppression of antibody responses by murine leukemia viruses.

KAREL A. SCHAT, MICHAEL A. SKINNER, in Avian Immunology, Introduction. Immunosuppression is a major problem for the poultry industry but actual figures indicating the scale of the problem are hard to find. Infection with pathogens and/or environmental factors, including management errors, can result in immunosuppression and interactions between the two usually.

Striking changes have occurred in the world since the publication of the last edition of Viral Infections of Humans. The global population is rapidly approaching 8 billion; climate change is leading to the introduction of new hosts, vectors and virus diseases heretofore never seen in many parts of the world; technological advances have revolutionized the ability to recognize and characterize.

Viral infections may cause acute illness, chronic illness, some degenerative diseases, some neoplasms and may initiate or contribute towards some immune responses.

Keywords Herpes Simplex Virus Type Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Lassa Fever Droplet Spread Marburg Virus. Viral Immunology is pleased to announce that Dr. Rodney Russell, Professor of Virology and Viral Immunology, Division of Biomedical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.

Johns will be assuming the role as Editor-in-Chief of Viral Immunology in Maytaking over from Dr. David Woodland. We warmly thank Dr. Woodland for his leadership and commitment to the journal over the. Author(s): Mayer,Vlastimil; Mitrová,Eva Title(s): Viral infections and their mitigation in experimental immunosuppression/ V.

Mayer and E. Mitrová. Of the viral infections that cause disease in older adults, influenza is recognized as one of the greatest causes of morbidity and mortality. Pneumonia and influenza together comprise the fifth leading causes of death in persons aged 65 yr and older.

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the causative agent of acute hepatitis E in humans in developing countries, but autochthonous cases of zoonotic genotype 3 (HEV-3) infection also occur in industrialized countries.

In contrast to swine, rats, and rabbits, natural HEV infections in mice have not yet been demonstrated. The pig represents a well-established large animal model for HEV-3 infection, but a. This chapter covers only viral infections of laboratory mice. Viral infections of mice have been studied in detail, and comprehensive information on their pathogenic potential, their impact on research, and the influence of host factors such as age, genotype, and immune status on the response to infection .Of major concern is the ACE2 and FURIN expression in many human cells and tissues, including immune cells, suggesting that SARS-CoV-2 may infect a broad range of cellular targets in the human body.

Infection of immune cells may cause immunosuppression, long-term persistence of the virus, and spread of the virus to secondary targets.ovirus may induce immunosuppression.

In this review, the current knowledge on (mechanisms of) bacterial- and virus-induced immunosuppression and the accompanying susceptibility toward various secondary infections is described.

In addition, the frequently encountered secondary pathogens and their preferred localizations are presented. Finally, future perspectives in the context of the.