Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases: Modern Methodologies

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Tibayrenc, Michel

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-165732-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 77

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With its multidisciplinary approach, this encyclopedia helps point researchers in new promising directions and helps health professionals better understand the nature and treatment of infectious diseases.

The Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases is organized into five parts. The first part examines current threats such as AIDS, malaria, SARS, and influenza. The second part addresses the evolution of pathogens and the relationship between human genetic diversity and the spread of infectious diseases. The next two parts highlight the most promising uses of molecular identification, vector control, satellite detection, surveillance, modeling, and high-throughput technologies. The final part explores specialized topics of current concern, including bioterrorism, world market and infectious diseases, and antibiotics for public health.

Each article is written by one or more leading experts in the field of infectious diseases. These experts place all the latest findings from various disciplines in context, helping readers understand what is currently known, what the next generation of breakthroughs is likely to be, and where more research is needed.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Tibayrenc, Michel
ISBN: 978-0-47-165732-3
Internal Medicine
Molecular Biology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 771
Year: 2007
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 77