Partha’s Immunization Digest

by A Parthasarathy

The book “Partha’s Immunization Digest” elucidates various aspects of immunization. The concept of immunization is emerged by the advances in the field of molecular biology and genetic engineering. This book consists of detailed information about vaccinations starting from first vaccine to vaccines which are in pipeline of development. This book is divided into ten different chapters explaining about immunization, vaccinology, immunization schedule, vaccines, immunoglobulins and antisera. Immunization should be given carefully in special clinical circumstances. Instructions on vaccination for those who are affected with HBsAg status, steroids, Hodgkin’s disease, HIV/AIDS, bleeding disorders and cancer is briefed in fifth chapter. Adverse effects following immunization are varied for one vaccine to another and local, systemic or anaphylaxis effects of the vaccines are discussed. This book also explains about the cold chain process of vaccinations which plays a vital role in the efficiency of vaccines. There are different surveillances developed to assess all immunization programs and detailed lists of all the programs are discussed. The information regarding future vaccines along with dramatic changes which are associated with the arrival of new vaccines are mentioned.

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Author
1. Parthasarathy A
Author's Affiliation
1. Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Madras Medical College, Chennai
Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai
‘Brindavan’ Old No. 166, New No. 42, Park Road, Anna Nagar, Western Extn., Chennai
Institute of Child Health, Chennai, India
’Brindavan’, 166 Park Road, Western Extension, Anna Nagar, Chennai, Email: apartha2000@yahoo.com
Madras Medical College and Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children Egmore, Chennai
Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, India
Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai; Madras Medical College
The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University; Madras Medical College; Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
AP Child Care, Chennai; Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai,
ISBN
9789350251386
Speciality
Pediatrics
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11458
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2011
Pages
235
Book Type
Professional

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