The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases
Publisher: Communicable Diseases Section 2005
Number of pages: 270
This book should assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases. Information for each disease in this edition covers: Victorian statutory requirement for notification and exclusion, infectious agent(s), identification, incubation period, public health significance and occurrence, reservoir, mode of transmission, period of communicability, susceptibility and resistance, control measures for patients and contacts, outbreak measures, international measures if applicable, sources of further information.
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by O. A. Johanssen, W. A. Riley - The Comstock Publishing Company
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.
- 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 J.J. Ferretti, D.L. Stevens, V.A. Fischetti (eds.) - University of Oklahoma
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.
- International Medical Publishing, Inc.
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.