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Infectious diseases in an age of change : the impact of human ecology and behavior on disease transmission

Author: Bernard Roizman; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.
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Reports on major infectious diseases that are on the rise, because of changing conditions and identifies urgently needed public health measures. This volume looks at the range of factors that shape  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Roizman; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
ISBN: 0309051363 9780309051361
OCLC Number: 31131693
Notes: "National Academy of Sciences."
Description: x, 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Lyme disease : a growing threat to urban populations / Allen C. Steere --
Working parents : the impact of day care and breast-feeding on cytomegalovirus infections in offspring / Sergio Stagno and Gretchen A. Cloud --
Changes in human ecology and behavior in relation to the emergence of diarrheal diseases, including cholera / Myron M. Levine and Orin S. Levine --
Dengue : the risk to developed and developing countries / Thomas P. Monath --
Hepatitis viruses : changing patterns of human disease / Robert H. Purcell --
Population migration and the spread of types 1 and 2 human immunodeficiency viruses / Thomas C. Quinn --
Impact of malaria on genetic polymorphism and genetic diseases in Africans and African Americans / Louis H. Miller --
Hospital-acquired infections : diseases with increasingly limited therapies / M.N. Swartz --
Evolution of drug-resistant tuberculosis : a tale of two species / Michael D. Iseman --
Effect of human ecology and behavior on patterns of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection / Judith N. Wasserheit --
Genital human papillomavirus infection / Douglas R. Lowy, Reinhard Kirnbauer, and John T. Schiller --
Herpes simplex virus infections of women and their offspring : implications for a developed society / Richard J. Whitley --
Human ecology and behavior and sexually transmitted bacterial infections / King K. Holmes --
Vaccines for bacterial sexually transmitted infections : a realistic goal? / P. Frederick Sparling [and others] --
Quest for life-long protection by vaccination / Walter R. Dowdle and Walter A. Orenstein.
Responsibility: Bernard Roizman, editor.
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