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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