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Emerging Infections 6

Publication Date:
January 12, 2004
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228 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    Emerging Infections 6 is the sixth of a 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. Hepatitis C and Chronic Liver Disease 2. Polio Reemerges in the Americas: a Vaccine-Derived Outbreak in Hispaniola in 2000 and 2001 3. Yellow Fever Vaccine-Associated Disease 4. Responding to Epidemics of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Progress and Lessons Learned from Recent Outbreaks in Uganda, Gabon, and Congo 5. The Global Epidemiology of AIDS 6. A Multidisciplinary Approach to AIDS in Africa: the Academic Alliance for AIDS Care and Prevention in Africa 7. Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli 8. Wound Botulism, Tetanus, and Necrotizing Fasciitis among Injecting Drug Users in California: the Clostridial Connection 9. Unexplained Severe Illness and Death among Injecting Drug Users in Scotland, Ireland, and England from April to August 2000 10. Travel-Associated Fungal Infections 11. Human African Trypanosomiasis: a Reemerging Public Health Threat 12. Raccoon Roundworm Infection (Baylisascariasis): a Zoonosis of Pediatric and Public Health Concern 13. Can Surveillance for Unexplained Deaths Be Used as a Public Health Approach for Early Recognition of New Pathogens? 14. The International Emerging Infections Program in Thailand: an Early Report