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Title Emerging infections. 7 / edited by W. Michael Scheld, David C. Hooper, James M. Hughes
Published Washington, D.C. : ASM, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 381 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Monograph, ASM Press
Monograph, ASM Press
Contents Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus; 2. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS); 3. Human Metapneumovirus; 4. Changing Patterns of Respiratory Viral Infections in Transplant Recipients; 5. Monkeypox Virus: Insights on Its Emergence in Human Populations; 6. West Nile Virus; 7. Chandipura Encephalitis: a Newly Recognized Disease of Public Health Importance in India; 8. Emergence of Novel Retroviruses; 9. Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
10. Carbapenem Resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Other Members of the Family Enterobacteriaceae11. The Emerging Role of Klebsiellae in Liver Abscess; 12. Conjugate Vaccines as Probes To Define the Burden of Pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae Type b Pneumonia as Well as the Role of Viruses in the Pathogenesis of Pneumonia; 13. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and Crohn's Disease; 14. Zygomycosis; 15. Emerging Food- and Waterborne Protozoan Diseases; 16. Multidr
Summary This new volume is the seventh in a series of books based on ICAAC Symposia on Emerging Infections. It offers an updated review of new and emerging infectious diseases, including Avian Influenza (H5N1), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), West Nile fever, and many others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology.
Communicable diseases.
Acinetobacter Infections.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Communicable Diseases -- therapy.
Haemophilus influenzae.
Influenza in Birds.
Metapneumovirus.
Monkeypox virus.
Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.
Public Health.
West Nile virus.
Form Electronic book
Author Hooper, David C.
Hughes, James M., 1945-
Scheld, W. Michael.
ISBN 1555815588 (electronic bk.)
9781555815585 (electronic bk.)