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Atlas of human infectious diseases / edited by Heiman F.L. Wertheim, Peter Horby, John P. Woodall.

Contributor(s): Wertheim, Heiman F. L | Horby, Peter | Woodall, John P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Online Library.Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 280 p.) : col. maps.ISBN: 9781444354690 (electronic bk.); 1444354698 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Communicable diseases -- AtlasesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Matter -- Section 1: Infectious Disease Drivers. Emerging Infectious Diseases -- Section 2: Bacterial Infections. Anthrax -- Leptospirosis -- Pneumococcal Disease -- Streptococcus suis -- Section 3: Fungal Infections. Blastomycosis -- Section 4: Parasitic Infections. Amebiasis, -- Echinococcosis, -- Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, Old World -- Malaria, -- Section 5: Viral Infections. Avian Influenza (A/H5N1) -- Colorado Tick Fever -- Hendra and Nipah Virus -- Lassa Fever -- Rift Valley Fever -- Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis -- Index.
Summary: The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases provides a much needed practical and visual overview of the current distribution and determinants of major infectious diseases of humans. The comprehensive full-color maps show at a glance the areas with reported infections and outbreaks, and are accompanied by a concise summary of key information on the infectious agent and its clinical and epidemiological characteristics. Since infectious diseases are dynamic, the maps are presented in the context of a changing world, and how these changes are influencing the geographical distribution on human infection.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Matter -- Section 1: Infectious Disease Drivers. Emerging Infectious Diseases -- Section 2: Bacterial Infections. Anthrax -- Leptospirosis -- Pneumococcal Disease -- Streptococcus suis -- Section 3: Fungal Infections. Blastomycosis -- Section 4: Parasitic Infections. Amebiasis, -- Echinococcosis, -- Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, Old World -- Malaria, -- Section 5: Viral Infections. Avian Influenza (A/H5N1) -- Colorado Tick Fever -- Hendra and Nipah Virus -- Lassa Fever -- Rift Valley Fever -- Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis -- Index.

The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases provides a much needed practical and visual overview of the current distribution and determinants of major infectious diseases of humans. The comprehensive full-color maps show at a glance the areas with reported infections and outbreaks, and are accompanied by a concise summary of key information on the infectious agent and its clinical and epidemiological characteristics. Since infectious diseases are dynamic, the maps are presented in the context of a changing world, and how these changes are influencing the geographical distribution on human infection.

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Heiman F.L. Wertheim, MD, PhD <p>Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam; Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, UK</p> <p> Peter Horby, MBBS, FFPH </p> <p>Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam; Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, UK</p> <p> John P. Woodall, MA, PhD </p> <p>ProMED-mail co-founder and Associate Editor; Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (retired)</p>

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