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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How advances in understanding the role of Gram-negative bacteria and endotoxin in infectious diseases and complications may improve the development of diagnostic and treatment options. This paper challenges the current understanding in this field.
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The book contains valuable information about firsthand experience of managing Ebola virus disease in Third World countries and offers the best practices to handle possible pandemic outbreaks of Ebola. Detailed analysis of EBOV genome is also given.
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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.