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Infectious disease : a very short introduction

Author: Marta L Wayne; Benjamin M Bolker
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Very short introductions, 433.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"As doctors and biologists have learned, to their dismay, infectious disease is a moving target: new diseases emerge every year, old diseases evolve into new forms, and ecological and socioeconomic upheavals change the transmission pathways by which disease spread. By taking an approach focused on the general evolutionary and ecological dynamics of disease, this Very Short Introduction provides a general conceptual  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marta L Wayne; Benjamin M Bolker
ISBN: 9780199688937 0199688931
OCLC Number: 893455410
Description: [xv],117 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: ‡t Introduction --
‡t Transmission at difference scales --
‡t Influenza --
‡t HIV --
‡t Cholera --
‡t Malaria --
‡t Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis --
‡t Looking ahead.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 433.
Responsibility: Marta L. Wayne and Benjamin M. Bolker.
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In this Very Short Introduction Benjamin Bolker and Marta L. Wayne explore the world of infectious disease, from viruses and bacteria to protists and fungi. Taking an ecological and evolutionary  Read more...

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