TY - CHAP A1 - Jacob Lorenzo-Morales A2 - Carmen Ma Martín-Navarro A3 - Enrique Martínez-Carretero A4 - José E. Piñero A5 - Basilio Valladares ED1 - Sergey Tkachev Y1 - 2011-11-16 PY - 2011 T1 - Encephalitis Due to Free Living Amoebae: An Emerging Issue in Human Health N2 - This book covers the different aspects of non-flavivirus encephalitises of different ethiology. The first section of the book considers general problems of epidemiology such as study of zoonotic and animal vectors of encephalitis causative agents and methods and approaches for encephalitis zoonoses investigations. The members of different virus species are known to be the causative agents of encephalitis, so the second section of the book is devoted to these viral pathogens, their epidemiology, pathology, diagnostics and molecular mechanisms of encephalitis development by such viruses as HIV/SIV, herpes simplex virus type 1 and equine herpesvirus 9, measles virus, coronaviruses, alphaviruses and rabies virus. The next section of the book concerns the study of protozoan pathogens such as toxoplasma and amoebae. The last section of the book is devoted to multicellular pathogen as human Filaria Loa Loa - a filarial worm restricted to the West Africa. BT - Non-Flavivirus Encephalitis SP - Ch. 14 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/22150 DO - 10.5772/22150 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-15 ER -