The A-Z of infectious diseases : a concise encyclopedia (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The A-Z of infectious diseases : a concise encyclopedia

Author: Carol Turkington; Bonnie Ashby
Publisher: New York, NY : Checkmark Books, an imprint of Infobase Publishing, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In the past 25 years, more than 30 new germs affecting humans have emerged onto the medical scene, most of them rising from animals. New diseases like the avian flu, Ebola, SARS, and weaponized viruses such as anthrax and smallpox pose a growing danger to the world. With the threat of infectious diseases remaining constant, it is essential to have clear and concise information on this topic. covering the latest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
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Encyclopedias
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Turkington; Bonnie Ashby
ISBN: 9780816063987 0816063982
OCLC Number: 164627053
Notes: Originally published: The encyclopedia of infectious diseases / Carol Turkington, Bonnie Lee Ashby, M.D. -- Third edition -- (Facts on File library of health and living) -- New York, NY : Facts On File, [2007].
"More than 600 entries covering emerging diseases, treatments, research, vaccines, and more"--Cover
Description: xiv, 412 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of infectious diseases
A to Z of infectious diseases
Infectious diseases
Responsibility: Carol Turkington, Bonnie Lee Ashby, M.D.

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Diseases like the avian flu, Ebola, SARS, and weaponized viruses such as anthrax and smallpox pose a growing danger to the world. This book covers the research, treatments and vaccines, and rising  Read more...

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