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Title Emerging infections. 8 / edited by W. Michael Scheld, Scott M. Hammer, James M. Hughes
Published Washington, D.C. : ASM ; [Oxford] : [Blackwell [distributor], ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 450 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Monograph, ASM Press
Monograph, ASM Press
Contents Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Novel Non-SARS Coronaviruses; 2. Human Bocavirus: a Newly Discovered Human Parvovirus; 3. Norovirus Gastroenteritis; 4. New Human Parechoviruses: Six and Counting; 5. Adenoviral Infections in Transplant Recipients; 6. Japanese Encephalitis Prevention and Control: Advances, Challenges, and New Initiatives; 7. Epidemic Emergence of Chikungunya Virus: Options for Control of an Enzootic Virus; 8. Lyssaviruses: beyond Rabies; 9. Hendra and Nipah Viruses: Lethal Zoonotic Paramyxoviruses
10. Combating and Predicting Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks: a Scientific and Geopolitical Challenge for the Future11. Streptococcus suis: the Threat Remains; 12. Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant: Staphylococcus aureus; 13. Pertussis; 14. Recent Trends in Outbreaks of Salmonellosis in the United States; 15. Klebsiella oxytoca: as a Cause of Antibiotic-Associated Colitis; 16. Clostridium difficile: Disease; 17. Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis; 18. Imm
Summary This new volume in the series is based on ICAAC and IDSA Symposia on Emerging Infections. It offers an updated review of new and emerging pathogens and infectious diseases, including novel non-SARS coronaviruses, community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, pertussis, extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, and many others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology.
Communicable diseases.
Communicable Disease Control.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Communicable Diseases -- therapy.
Infection Control -- trends.
Public Health.
Form Electronic book
Author Hammer, Scott.
Hughes, James M., 1945-
Scheld, W. Michael.
ISBN 1555815596 (electronic bk.)
9781555815592 (electronic bk.)