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The epidemiology and ecology of infectious disease agents

The epidemiology and ecology of infectious disease agents

proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 17 and 18 February 1988

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Published by The Royal Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology -- Congresses,
  • Virology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementorganized and edited by R. M. Anderson and J. M. Thresh.
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsAnderson, Roy M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23749935M

      Parasitic and Infectious Diseases: Epidemiology and Ecology focuses on the interface between these two populations. The various chapters demonstrate how combined field, experimental, and theoretical There are at least two populations involved in any infectious disease process: the population of parasites that cause the disease and the 4/5(1). He has published over scientific papers, books, and book chapters collectively. He is an Associate Editor for Emerging Infectious Diseases and past president of the Society for Vector Ecology and served as Deputy Incident Manager for CDC's Zika virus outbreak response.

    The book first addresses the magnitude of the problem, with subsequent chapters on specific diseases including Crytosporidiosis, Schistosomiasis, legionellosis and viral gastrointeritis. Concluding chapters discuss practical control issues such as basic water treatment and the problems of water borne disease control in less developed countries. Abstract. Since t information on rickettsial diseases in the People's Republic of China has been virtually nonexistent in the West. This is the first comprehensive review of the ecology and epidemiology of Chinese rickettsial diseases to be published outside the People's Republic.

    Epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different groups of people and why. Epidemiological information is used to plan and evaluate strategies to prevent illness and as a guide to the management of patients in whom disease has already developed. Like the clinical findings and pathology, the epidemiology of a disease is an.   Leishmaniasis is the third most important vector-borne disease after malaria and lymphatic filariasis. It is common disease in all over the world. The vector for leishmaniasis is Phlebotomus and there have found around 20 different types of this vector. There are different clinical forms under the name of leishmaniasis such as kala-azar, dum-dum fever, white leprosy, espundia, pian bois Author: Tonay Inceboz.


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