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Author Bowden, Frank, 1960-

Title Gone viral : the germs that share our lives / Frank Bowden
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 216 pages)
Contents Author's note; Introduction; Under the influence; A beautiful anachronism; Life during wartime; The pricking of my thumb; Malcolm in the beginning; The Semmelweis effect; In the blood; Severe and acute? That has to be bad!; The pox under our noses; Cultures that stink; Like a blowtorch to the groin; So common it can't be a disease; Let's not talk about sex; The Yellow Pages; Sleepers, wake; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index to pathogens and diseases
Summary Frank Bowden, a specialist in the field of infectious disease and sexual health, looks at one bug at a time, weaving around them the stories of his patients and their families, the doctors and the difficulties they face and the horrors and successes of hospitals and health care programs
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Communicable diseases -- Case studies.
Public health -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1742240542 (electronic bk.)
1742245617 (electronic bk.)
9781742240541 (electronic bk.)
9781742245614 (electronic bk.)