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Parasitic Insects, Mites and Ticks: Genera of Medical and Veterinary Importance
- Wikibooks , 2016
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.
by Crtomir Podlipnik - InTech , 2016
The book contains valuable information about firsthand experience of managing Ebola virus disease in Third World countries and offers the best practices to handle possible pandemic outbreaks of Ebola. Detailed analysis of EBOV genome is also given.
Streptococcus pyogenes: Basic Biology to Clinical Manifestations
by J.J. Ferretti, D.L. Stevens, V.A. Fischetti (eds.) - University of Oklahoma , 2016
This book is focused on Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria responsible for diseases, such as scarlet fever, pharyngitis, impetigo, necrotizing fasciitis, as well as the sequelae of rheumatic fever and acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis.
Emerging Viral Diseases: The One Health Connection
- National Academies Press , 2015
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 ...
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response
- World Health Organization , 2009
WHO guideline has been developed to stop or delay pandemic influenza at its initial emergence. There is increased understanding of past pandemics, strengthened outbreak communications, greater insight on disease spread and approaches to control.
Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response
by Mark S. Smolinski, et al. - National Academies Press , 2006
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...
Guidelines for the Treatment of Malaria
- World Health Organization , 2010
Guidelines cover the diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated and severe malaria caused by all types of malaria, including in special groups (such as children and HIV/AIDS patients), in travellers and in epidemics and complex emergency situations.
The Influence of Global Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Dynamics
- National Academies Press , 2014
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.
What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
by Madeline Drexler - National Academies Press , 2010
The book provides an overview of infectious disease. Written for a general audience, it describes biology, history, and future trends of some of the world's most widespread infections and explains what we need to do to address this global challenge.
by Ingrid A. Lobo - Cambridge, MA: NPG Education , 2011
This debilitating and sometimes lethal infection affects more and more people every year. In this book, you will learn the symptoms of dengue, how it spreads via mosquitoes, and what new research is emerging to stop the disease in its tracks.
Dengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control
- World Health Organization , 2009
The magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. This book provides updated practical information on the clinical management and delivery of clinical services.
Bacterial Endotoxin in Human Disease
by Michael H. Silverman, Marc J. Ostro - BioStrategics Consulting , 2013
How advances in understanding the role of Gram-negative bacteria and endotoxin in infectious diseases and complications may improve the development of diagnostic and treatment options. This paper challenges the current understanding in this field.
Baculovirus Molecular Biology
by George F Rohrmann - Bethesda , 2011
This book annotates what is known about the function of the 150 genes encoded by the genome of the baculovirus AcMNPV. The text integrates the role of the gene products in the biology of processes central to the pathology of baculoviruses.
Human Herpesviruses: Biology, Therapy, and Immunoprophylaxis
by Ann Arvin, at al. - Cambridge University Press , 2007
This comprehensive account of the human herpesviruses provides an encyclopedic overview of their basic virology and clinical manifestations. Another important area covered within this volume concerns antiviral therapy and the development of vaccines.
Handbook of Medical Entomology
by O. A. Johanssen, W. A. Riley - The Comstock Publishing Company , 1915
The object of the Handbook is to afford a general survey of the field, and to put the student of medicine and entomology in touch with the discoveries and theories which underlie some of the most important modern work in preventive medicine.
Insects and Diseases
by Rennie W. Doane - The Quinn & Boden Co. press , 1910
This little book is an attempt to bring together and place in untechnical form the most important of the facts gathered from sources many of which are at present inaccessible to the general reader, perhaps even to many physicians and entomologists.
Bad Bug Book: Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins
- International Medical Publishing, Inc. , 2004
This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. Recent articles have been added to selected chapters to update the handbook with information on later outbreaks or incidents of foodborne disease.
by B. S. Kamps, C. Hoffmann - Flying Publisher , 2003
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.
Influenza Report 2006
by B. Kamps, C. Hoffmann, W. Preiser - Flying Publisher , 2006
In a world with an increasing potential for the rapid spread of pathogens the role of efficient infectious disease task forces cannot be overestimated. This medical textbook provides a comprehensive overview of epidemic and pandemic influenza.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006
by Kimberly A. Workowski, Stuart M. Berman - CDC , 2006
Physicians play a critical role in preventing and treating sexually transmitted diseases. These guidelines are intended to assist with that effort. Although the text emphasizes treatment, prevention strategies are also discussed.
by Mauss, Berg, Rockstroh, Sarrazin, Wedemeyer - Flying Publisher , 2009
Hepatology is a rapidly evolving medical field that will continue to grow over the next decades. This is an excellent state-of-the-art textbook on clinical hepatology. It is well structured and provides in-depth information without being lengthy.
Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology
by Kenneth Todar , 2009
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.
by John M. Coffin, Stephen H. Hughes, Harold E. Varmus - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press , 1997
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.
by Kim A. Brogden, Janet M. Guthmiller - ASM Press , 2002
Polymicrobial diseases are those involving more than one etiologic agent. This book is an overview of the current knowledge of these mixed infections in both animals and humans and explores the contribution to disease made by interacting pathogens.
Helicobacter pylori: Physiology and Genetics
by Harry L. T. Mobley, George L. Mendz, Stuart L. Hazell - ASM Press , 2001
Comprehensive survey of Helicobacter biology, ranging from fundamental bacteriology through energy metabolism and synthetic pathways, physiology and molecular biology, genetics, epidemiology, virulence and pathogenic mechanisms, and more.
The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases
- Communicable Diseases Section , 2005
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.
Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease
by Steven A. Frank - Princeton University Press , 2002
Here is a source of ideas for everyone working in immunology, molecular biology and evolution. Starting with an introduction to basics of immunology, the book covers many areas of biology from an original, evolutionary perspective.