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Defense against biological attacks. Volume I

Author: Sunit K Singh; Jens H Kuhn
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019.
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This first volume of a two-volume set describes general aspects, such as the historical view on the topic, the role of information distribution and preparedness of health-care systems and preparedness in emergency cases. Part two describes and discusseses in detail the pathogens and toxins that are potentially used for biological attacks. As such, the book is a valuable resource for faculties engaged in molecular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sunit K Singh; Jens H Kuhn
ISBN: 9783030030537 3030030539
OCLC Number: 1091899432
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 327 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Historical aspects of biological weapons development and use --
Overview of global coordination on bio-nonproliferationa nd its limits --
The role of event-based biosurveillance in biodefense --
Trust and transparency in biodefense - The science of forensic epidemiology in detecting a biological attack (bioterrorism) --
Remediation of a biological weapons attack --
Maximum containment infectious disease laboratories as an integral part of emergency preparedness and emergency response --
Infection prevention and control : a biodefense measure --
Clinical management of patients infected with highly pathogenic microorganisms --
Swords to ploughshares and back : the continuing threat of immunomodulatory research and development --
Synthetic biology: biosecurity and biosafety implications --
Is CRISPR a security threat? --
Emerging and enabling technologies in biodefense --
Regulatory pathways for medical products used in biodefense --
Big data and biodefense : prospects and pitfalls --
Big data and artificial intelligence for biodefense : a genomic-based approach for averting technological suprise.
Responsibility: Sunit K. Singh, Jens H. Kuhn, editors.

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