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Emerging Infectious Diseases : A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance,9780470398036
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Emerging Infectious Diseases : A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance

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9780470398036

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Pub. Date:
4/26/2011
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Jossey-Bass
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Summary

This important resource offers a comprehensive introduction to emerging and reemerging infectious disease, including the underlying mechanisms of microbial emergence, the technology used to detect them and the strategies available to contain them. The author describes the diseases and their causative agents that are major factors in the health of populations the world over. One of the main features of the book is its broad coverage of 25 different emerging infectious diseases, most of which are directly important to those practicing health in the U.S. The book is designed for students in epidemiology, global health, and biology.

Author Biography

Lisa A. Beltz, PhD, is assistant professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Ohio. Previously she was associate professor, Department of Biology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Among her honors are a post-doctoral trainee fellowship at Johns Hopkins University and a SHARP Research Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. She won University of Northern Iowa's Biology Honors Teacher of the Year award in 2005.

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures.

Preface.

The Author.

Acknowledgments.

Part 1: Introduction to Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Chapter 1: Infectious Diseases Past and Present.

Chapter 2: Of Microbes and Men.

Part 2: Bacterial Infections.

Chapter 3: Lyme Disease.

Chapter 4: Human Ehrlichiosis.

Chapter 5: Bartonella Infections.

Chapter 6: Group A Streptococci.

Chapter 7: Escherichia coli O157:H7.

Chapter 8: Helicobacter pylori, Ulcers, and Cancer.

Chapter 9: Legionnaires’ Disease and Pontiac Fever.

Chapter 10: Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Multidrug Resistance.

Chapter 11: Emerging Bacterial Drug Resistance.

Part 3: Viral Infections.

Chapter 12: Marburg and Ebola Hemorrhagic Fevers.

Chapter 13: American Hemorrhagic Fevers.

Chapter 14: Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever.

Chapter 15: Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever.

Chapter 16: The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

Chapter 17: Human Herpesvirus 8 and Kaposi's Sarcoma.

Chapter 18: Hepatitis C.

Chapter 19: Epidemic and Pandemic Influenza.

Chapter 20: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.

Chapter 21: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.

Chapter 22: West Nile Disease in the United States.

Chapter 23: Monkeypox.

Part 4: Parasitic Infections.

Chapter 24: Malaria: Reemergence Recent Successes.

Chapter 25: Babesiosis.

Chapter 26: Cryptosporidiosis.

Chapter 27: Chagas' Disease and Its Emergence in the United States.

Part 5: Infectious Proteins.

Chapter 28: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Other Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies.

Part 6: Special Issues in Infectious Diseases.

Chapter 29: The Emerging Importance of Infectious Diseases in the Immunosuppressed.

Chapter 30: The Emerging Threat of Bioweapons.

Glossary.

Index.



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