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e-books in Infectious Disease category

Book cover: Fundamentals of Sexually Transmitted InfectionsFundamentals of Sexually Transmitted Infections
by - InTech ,
This textbook includes the recent progresses and scientific knowledge from the leading experts in control and diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections. It will serve as a comprehensive guide to many physicians in their clinical practice.
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Book cover: EbolaEbola
by - InTech ,
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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Book cover: Streptococcus pyogenes: Basic Biology to Clinical ManifestationsStreptococcus pyogenes: Basic Biology to Clinical Manifestations
by - 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.
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Book cover: Emerging Viral Diseases: The One Health ConnectionEmerging Viral Diseases: The One Health Connection
- National Academies Press ,
The authors examine factors driving the appearance, establishment, and spread of emerging, re-emerging and novel viral diseases; the global health and economic impacts of recently emerging viral diseases in humans; and the policy approaches ...
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Book cover: Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and ResponsePandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response
- 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.
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Book cover: Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and ResponseMicrobial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response
by - National Academies Press ,
This volume examines the current state of knowledge and policy pertaining to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases from around the globe. It examines the spectrum of microbial threats, factors in disease emergence, and the ultimate capacity...
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Book cover: Guidelines for the Treatment of MalariaGuidelines for the Treatment of Malaria
- World Health Organization ,
Guidelines cover the diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated and severe malaria caused by all types of malaria, including in special groups (such as children and HIV/AIDS patients), in travellers and in epidemics and complex emergency situations.
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Book cover: What You Need to Know About Infectious DiseaseWhat You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
by - National Academies Press ,
The book provides an overview of infectious disease. Written for a general audience, it describes biology, history, and future trends of some of the world's most widespread infections and explains what we need to do to address this global challenge.
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Book cover: Dengue FeverDengue Fever
by - 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.
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Book cover: Dengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and ControlDengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control
- World Health Organization ,
The magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. This book provides updated practical information on the clinical management and delivery of clinical services.
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Book cover: Bacterial Endotoxin in Human DiseaseBacterial Endotoxin in Human Disease
by - BioStrategics Consulting ,
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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Book cover: Baculovirus Molecular BiologyBaculovirus Molecular Biology
by - Bethesda ,
This book annotates what is known about the function of the 150 genes encoded by the genome of the baculovirus AcMNPV. The text integrates the role of the gene products in the biology of processes central to the pathology of baculoviruses.
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Book cover: Human Herpesviruses: Biology, Therapy, and ImmunoprophylaxisHuman Herpesviruses: Biology, Therapy, and Immunoprophylaxis
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This comprehensive account of the human herpesviruses provides an encyclopedic overview of their basic virology and clinical manifestations. Another important area covered within this volume concerns antiviral therapy and the development of vaccines.
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Book cover: Handbook of Medical EntomologyHandbook of Medical Entomology
by - 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.
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Book cover: Insects and DiseasesInsects and Diseases
by - The Quinn & Boden Co. press ,
This little book is an attempt to bring together and place in untechnical form the most important of the facts gathered from sources many of which are at present inaccessible to the general reader, perhaps even to many physicians and entomologists.
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Book cover: Bad Bug Book: Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural ToxinsBad Bug Book: Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins
- 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.
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Book cover: SARS ReferenceSARS Reference
by - 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.
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Book cover: Influenza Report 2006Influenza Report 2006
by - Flying Publisher ,
In a world with an increasing potential for the rapid spread of pathogens the role of efficient infectious disease task forces cannot be overestimated. This medical textbook provides a comprehensive overview of epidemic and pandemic influenza.
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Book cover: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006
by - CDC ,
Physicians play a critical role in preventing and treating sexually transmitted diseases. These guidelines are intended to assist with that effort. Although the text emphasizes treatment, prevention strategies are also discussed.
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Book cover: HepatologyHepatology
by - Flying Publisher ,
Hepatology is a rapidly evolving medical field that will continue to grow over the next decades. This is an excellent state-of-the-art textbook on clinical hepatology. It is well structured and provides in-depth information without being lengthy.
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Book cover: Todar's Online Textbook of BacteriologyTodar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology
by ,
This textbook is suitable for courses concerning general microbiology and medical bacteriology at the college and advanced high school levels. As an online edition, new material is constantly being added, revised and updated.
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Book cover: RetrovirusesRetroviruses
by - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press ,
A bible of retro virology. The first part of the book deals primarily with viral structure, function, and replication; the second with the interplay between the virus and the host, focusing primarily on the effects of the virus on the host.
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Book cover: Polymicrobial DiseasesPolymicrobial Diseases
by - ASM Press ,
Polymicrobial diseases are those involving more than one etiologic agent. This book is an overview of the current knowledge of these mixed infections in both animals and humans and explores the contribution to disease made by interacting pathogens.
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Book cover: Helicobacter pylori: Physiology and GeneticsHelicobacter pylori: Physiology and Genetics
by - ASM Press ,
Comprehensive survey of Helicobacter biology, ranging from fundamental bacteriology through energy metabolism and synthetic pathways, physiology and molecular biology, genetics, epidemiology, virulence and pathogenic mechanisms, and more.
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Book cover: The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious DiseasesThe Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases
- Communicable Diseases Section ,
This book should assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases. Information for each disease covers: infectious agent, identification, incubation period, public health significance and occurrence, etc.
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Book cover: Immunology and Evolution of Infectious DiseaseImmunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease
by - Princeton University Press ,
Here is a source of ideas for everyone working in immunology, molecular biology and evolution. Starting with an introduction to basics of immunology, the book covers many areas of biology from an original, evolutionary perspective.
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