Infectious diseases : a geographic guide /

This concise and practical guide describes infections in geographical areas and provides information on disease risk, concomitant infections (such as co-prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis) and emerging bacterial, viral and parasitic infections in a given geographical area of the world. Infectious Di...

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Other Authors: Petersen, Eskild., Chen, Lin H., Schlagenhauf-Lawlor, Patricia.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Historical Overview of Global Infectious Diseases and Geopolitics / Francis E G Cox
  • Detection of Infectious Diseases Using Unofficial Sources / Lawrence C Madoff, David O Freedman
  • Microbes on the move: Prevention, Curtailment, Outbreak / Patricia Schlagenhauf, Giles Poumerol, Francisco Santos-O'Connor
  • Diagnostic Tests and Procedures / Larry I Lutwick, Marc Mendelson, Eskild Petersen
  • East Africa: Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands / Philippe Gautret, Philippe Parola
  • Eastern Africa / Andreas Neumayr, Christoph Hatz
  • Central Africa / Gerd D Burchard, Stephan Ehrhardt
  • North Africa / Philippe Gautret, Nadjet Mouffok, Philippe Parola
  • Southern Africa / Marc Mendelson, Olga Perovic, Lucille Blumberg
  • West Africa / Joanna S Herman, Peter L Chiodini
  • Eastern Asia / Susan MacDonald, Yasuyuki Kato, Annelies Wilder-Smith
  • South Central Asia / Prativa Pandey, Holly Murphy, Ashish Bhalla
  • South-Eastern Asia / Daniel H Paris, Nicholas J White
  • Western Asia and the Middle East: Part 1 / Eyal Leshem, Eli Schwartz
  • Western Asia and the Middle East: Part 2 / Jaffar A Al-Tawfiq, Ziad A Memish
  • Eastern Europe / Natalia Pshenichnaya, Malgorzata Paul
  • Northern Europe / Birgitta Evenḡ, Audrone Marcinkute, Eskild Petersen
  • Southern Europe / Francesco Castelli, Fabio Buelli, Pier Francesco Giorgetti
  • Western Europe / Peter J de Vries
  • Caribbean / Jana I Preis, Larry I Lutwick
  • Central America / Julius B Salamera, Larry I Lutwick
  • South America / Rodrigo Nogueira Angerami, Luiz Jacintho da Silva
  • Northern America / Barbra M Blair, Philip R Fischer, Michael Libman, Lin H Chen
  • Australia and New Zealand / Karin Leder, Joseph Torresi, Marc Shaw
  • Oceania / Karin Leder, Joseph Torresi, Marc Shaw
  • Arctic and Antarctica / Anders Koch, Michael G Bruce, Karin Ladefoged
  • The Immunosuppressed Patient / Brian T Montague, Terri L Montague, Maria D Mileno
  • Emerging Infections / Mary Elizabeth Wilson
  • Migration and the Geography of Disease / Rogelio L̤pez-V̌lez, Francesca F Norman, Još-Antonio P̌rez-Molina
  • Climate Change and the Geographical Distribution of Infectious Diseases / David Harley, Ashwin Swaminathan, Anthony J McMichael
  • Abbreviations
  • Index.