Logo

The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases

Small book cover: The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases

The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases

Publisher: Communicable Diseases Section
Number of pages: 270

Description:
This book should assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases. Information for each disease in this edition covers: Victorian statutory requirement for notification and exclusion, infectious agent(s), identification, incubation period, public health significance and occurrence, reservoir, mode of transmission, period of communicability, susceptibility and resistance, control measures for patients and contacts, outbreak measures, international measures if applicable, sources of further information.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Emerging Viral Diseases: The One Health ConnectionEmerging Viral Diseases: The One Health Connection
- National Academies Press
The authors examine factors driving the appearance, establishment, and spread of emerging, re-emerging and novel viral diseases; the global health and economic impacts of recently emerging viral diseases in humans; and the policy approaches ...
(3726 views)
Book cover: Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and ResponseMicrobial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response
by - National Academies Press
This volume examines the current state of knowledge and policy pertaining to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases from around the globe. It examines the spectrum of microbial threats, factors in disease emergence, and the ultimate capacity...
(3483 views)
Book cover: RetrovirusesRetroviruses
by - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
A bible of retro virology. The first part of the book deals primarily with viral structure, function, and replication; the second with the interplay between the virus and the host, focusing primarily on the effects of the virus on the host.
(12514 views)
Book cover: Parasitic Insects, Mites and Ticks: Genera of Medical and Veterinary ImportanceParasitic Insects, Mites and Ticks: Genera of Medical and Veterinary Importance
- Wikibooks
The book provides an overview of insects, mites and ticks that directly cause diseases of humans and domestic animals, and that transmit microbes causing disease. It is aimed at students and practitioners in medical and veterinary health services.
(3755 views)