by John M. Coffin, Stephen H. Hughes, Harold E. Varmus
Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 1997
Number of pages: 843
The first 10 chapters integrate state-of-the-art information on the various retroviruses, each directing substantial attention to HIV. The last two chapters are devoted exclusively to this pathogen: one deals with the pathogenesis of AIDS, and the other with the control of HIV infection. Each chapter can stand on its own and is preceded by an introduction written in clear, simple terms.
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by B. S. Kamps, C. Hoffmann - Flying Publisher
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.
- World Health Organization
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.
by Ingrid A. Lobo - Cambridge, MA: NPG Education
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.
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.