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Title:
Emerging infections
Author:
Krause, Richard M., 1925-2015.
Publication Information:
San Diego : Academic Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xiv, 513 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction to emerging infectious diseases : stemming the tide -- Analytical theory of epidemics -- Persisting problems in tuberculosis -- Mobile genetic elements and the evolution of new epidemic strains of vibrio cholerae -- Pathogenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 : a model for emerging infectious diseases -- The revival of group A streptococcal diseases, with a commentary on staphylococcal toxic schock syndrome -- Lyme disease -- Antibiotic resistance in bacteria -- Influenza : an emerging microbial pathogen -- The emergence of dengue : past, present, and future -- The AIDS epidemic : demographic aspects, population biology, and virus evolution -- Korean hemorrhagic fever and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome : two examples of emerging hantaviral diseases -- Ebola virus : where does it come from and where is it going? -- Arthropod-borne pathogens : issues for understanding emerging infectious diseases -- "New" intestinal parasitic protozoa -- Transmissable spongiform encephalopathies of man and animals -- Malaria : a global threat.
ISBN:
9780124259300
Format :
Book