Emerging Infections

Emerging Infections

eBook - 1998
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Emerging Infections is the first volume of the new Biomedical Research Reports Series, which will provide annual updates on hot topics of interest to a broad spectrum of the biomedical research community. This book provides state-of-the-art reviews of new and reemerging bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections, their life cycles, host defense evasion strategies, and clinical features. It includes the history of infectious disease outbreaks, population and evolutionary biology of human pathogens, and current epidemiological models that describe how ecological and demographic changes produce new epidemics. Key Features * Provides reviews on hot topics of interest to the biomedical research community * Editor and contributors are renowned international experts * Covers the major established pathogens as well as the new and sensational--such as mad cow disease, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, pathogenic E. Coli, and flesh-eating bacteria.
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, Ă1998
ISBN: 9781281059505
1281059501
9780080530857
0080530850
9780124259300
0124259308
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 513 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Krause, Richard M. 1925-2015

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