Communicable diseases : a global perspective / Roger Webber.

Communicable diseases : a global perspective / Roger Webber.

eBook

English

9781787857087

616.9 (Edición 23)

6th edition

Boston, Massachusetts : CABI, [2019] ; Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2020.

1 online resource (213 entries) : 134 images ; digital files.

Introduction -- 1. Elements of communicable diseases: 1.1. What are communicable diseases? 1.2. The agent; 1.3. Transmission; 1.4. Host factors; 1.5. The environment; 1.6. Summary; 1.7. Further reading; 2. Communicable disease theory: 2.1. Force of infection; 2.2. Epidemic theory; 2.3. Endemicity;...

7. Diseases of poor hygiene: 7.1. Scabies; 7.2. Lice; 7.3. Superficial fungal infections (dermatophytosis); 7.4. Tropical ulcers; 7.5. Yaws; 7.6. Pinta; 7.7. Endemic syphilis (Bejel); 7.8. Trachoma; 7.9. Epidemic haemorrhagic conjunctivitis; 7.10. Ophthalmia neonatorum; 7.11. Other infections; 7.12....

12. Skin infections: 12.1 Chickenpox/shingles (varicella); 12.2. Measles; 12.3. Rubella; 12.4. Mumps; 12.5. Streptococcal skin infections; 12.6. Leprosy; 12.7. Summary; 12.8. Further reading -- 13. Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections: 13.1. Tuberculosis; 13.2. Acute...

15. Insect-borne diseases: 15.1. Mosquito-borne diseases; 15.2. Arboviruses; 15.3. Japanese encephalitis (JE); 15.4. Dengue; 15.5. Yellow fever; 15.6. Malaria; 15.7. Lymphatic filariasis; 15.8. Onchocerciasis; 15.9. Loiasis; 15.10. African trypanosomiasis (Sleeping sickness); 15.11. American...

A comprehensive yet synoptic account of communicable diseases, it covers theory, epidemiology and control, then systematically groups diseases by their main means of transmission

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Communicable diseases : a global perspective / Roger Webber.


					

Communicable diseases : a global perspective / Roger Webber.