by Kim A. Brogden, Janet M. Guthmiller
Publisher: ASM Press 2002
Number of pages: 450
Polymicrobial diseases are those involving more than one etiologic agent. This book provides an overview of the current knowledge of these mixed infections in both animals and humans and explores the contribution to disease made by interacting and mutually reinforcing pathogens, which may involve bacteria, viruses, or parasites interacting with each other or bacteria interacting with fungi and viruses.
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by B. S. Kamps, C. Hoffmann - Flying Publisher
SARS is an acute respiratory illness caused by infection with the SARS virus. First recognized in March 2003, SARS was successfully contained in less than four months. Our knowledge about the ecology of SARS coronavirus infection remains limited.
- Communicable Diseases Section
This book should assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases. Information for each disease covers: infectious agent, identification, incubation period, public health significance and occurrence, etc.
by Kenneth Todar
This textbook is suitable for courses concerning general microbiology and medical bacteriology at the college and advanced high school levels. As an online edition, new material is constantly being added, revised and updated.
- National Academies Press
This report examines the influence of environmental factors on infectious disease dynamics. The report considers a range of approaches to improve global readiness and capacity for surveillance, detection, and response to emerging microbial threats.