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Hughes, James M.

Emerging Infections 10

Hughes, James M. - Emerging Infections 10, ebook

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Essential resource for the fight against emerging infectious diseases

Incidences such as the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the 2015 appearance of Zika in Brazil provide dramatic evidence of the continued ability of microbes to emerge, spread, adapt, and threaten global health. The challenge facing infectious disease specialists and public health professionals is to improve and find new diagnostic, therapeutic, and prevention strategies.

The editors of the 10th installment of the Emerging Infections series have compiled the perspectives of leading infectious disease experts into 22 chapters that provide important updates on a broad range of emerging and reemerging bacterial, viral, parasitic, and fungal infectious diseases in the United States and globally. In addition to focusing on MERS, Ebola virus disease, chikungunya, and Zika virus disease, Emerging Infections 10 explores the global threat of antimicrobial resistance in reviews on carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, multiply-resistant gonococcal infections, non-typhoidal Salmonella infections, and artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Topics include both recently- and long-recognized diseases that pose challenges for the clinical, laboratory, research, public health, and animal health communities.

Emerging Infections 10 presents new and emerging strategies to prevent, control, and eradicate infectious diseases and guides readers to the primary literature where they can explore individual topics in greater depth. This book is a valuable reference for professionals in microbiology, epidemiology, public health, and clinical and veterinary medicine.

Keywords: ebola; africa; reexamining; daniel; rojek; serious communicable diseases; united states; ebola virus epidemic; ribner ebola virus disease therapeutic; potential preventative opportunities robert; borio; emergence; enterovirus; role, Infectious Disease & Microbiology, Pathology, Infectious Disease & Microbiology, Pathology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
ASM Books
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781683673217
Printed ISBN
9781555819446

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