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Emerging Infections 5

Publication Date:
September 13, 2001
Content Details:
266 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    Emerging Infections 5 is the fifth of an annual series of books based on ICAAC Symposia on Emerging Infections. It provides a complete and updated discussion of new and emerging infectious diseases, covering both basic science and clinical topics. The editors are in the forefront of the scientific and clinical communities dealing with emerging pathogens. This book and the series will be valuable to a wide range of people working in microbiology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, public health, and clinical medicine.
  • Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Enterovirus 71, an Emerging Virus 2. West Nile Virus Infection in New York City: the Public Health Perspective 3. Q Fever: Queries Remaining after Decades of Research 4. Emerging from Obscurity: Understanding Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Syndromes, Pathogenesis, and Epidemiology of Human Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections 5. Community-Onset Oxacillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection 6. Electron Transport-Deficient Staphylococcus aureus Small-Colony Variants as Emerging Pathogens 7. Clindamycin-Resistant Clostridium difficile 8. Water-Transmissible Diseases and Hemodialysis 9. Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection and Buruli Ulcer Disease: Emergence of a Public Health Dilemma 10. Borrelia: a Diverse and Ubiquitous Genus of Tick-Borne Pathogens 11. Emerging Perspectives on Human Babesiosis 12. Amebiasis, an Emerging Disease 13. Bioterrorism: a Real Modern Threat 14. Bioterrorist Threats: What the Infectious Disease Community Should Know about Anthrax