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Author Burnet, F. M. (Frank Macfarlane), Sir, 1899-1985.

Title Natural history of infectious disease / by Sir Macfarlane Burnet and David O. White
Edition Fourth edition
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1972


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.909 Bur/Nho 1972  AVAILABLE
 MELB SPC THORNE  616.909 Bur/Nho 1972  AVAILABLE
Description x, 278 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents The ecological point of view -- Evolution of infection and defence -- Bacteria -- Protozoa -- Viruses -- Infection and immunity -- Susceptibility and resistance -- How infections spread -- Epidemics and prevalences -- Evolution and survival of host and parasite -- Control of infectious disease -- Antibiotics -- Hospital infections and iatrogenic disease -- Diphtheria -- Influenza -- Tuberculosis -- Plague -- Malaria -- Yellow fever -- Hepatitis, kuru, and slow viruses -- Perils and possibilities: an epilogue
Analysis Medicine Infectious diseases
Notes First published in 1940 under title: Biological aspects of infectious disease
Biological aspects of infectious disease
Subject Communicable diseases.
Communicable diseases -- Immunology.
Communicable diseases.
Bacterial Infections.
Communicable Diseases.
Protozoan Infections.
Virus Diseases.
Communicable Diseases -- immunology.
Communicable Diseases.
Author White, David O.
LC no. 74174264
ISBN 0521083893
052109688X (paperback)
Other Titles Biological aspects of infectious disease
FORMERLY Biological aspects of infectious disease