skip to content
Lyme disease : why it's spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lyme disease : why it's spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it

Author: Alan G Barbour
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2015]
Series: Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An expert on tick-borne diseases, Alan G. Barbour explains the course of illness that results from infection, diagnosis and treatment options, and steps that can be taken to avoid a tick bite in the first place. The ticks that transmit Lyme disease may also transmit other disease-causing pathogens, and these other infections are considered as well.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan G Barbour
ISBN: 9781421417202 9781421417219 1421417200 1421417219
OCLC Number: 891185876
Description: ix, 375 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Early infection and the immune response --
Late infection and its complications --
The pathogen, its vector, and its reservoirs --
The ecology of lyme disease --
Approach to diagnosis --
Laboratory tests: the basics --
Putting laboratory testing in its place --
Antibiotics and lyme disease: the basics --
Putting the antibiotics to use --
After antibiotic therapy ends --
Deer ticks transmit other diseases --
Preventing lyme disease: community-wide measures --
Preventing lyme disease: personal and household protection.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Responsibility: Alan G. Barbour, MD.

Abstract:

Featuring a list of reliable web sites and a glossary of terms, Lyme Disease is an invaluable resource for everyone who is at risk of the disease or is involved in preventing and treating it.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This book will help you learn about Lyme disease, including its treatment and prevention. -- Larry Goodyer Pharmaceutical Journal With his extensive research and multiple publications, Dr. Barbour is Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/891185876<\/a>> # Lyme disease : why it\'s spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Book<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"891185876<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mdu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/616.9246\/e23\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Topic\/lyme_disease<\/a>> ; # Lyme Disease<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Person\/barbour_alan_g_1946<\/a>> ; # Alan G. Barbour<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2015<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"An expert on tick-borne diseases, Alan G. Barbour explains the course of illness that results from infection, diagnosis and treatment options, and steps that can be taken to avoid a tick bite in the first place. The ticks that transmit Lyme disease may also transmit other disease-causing pathogens, and these other infections are considered as well.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Early infection and the immune response -- Late infection and its complications -- The pathogen, its vector, and its reservoirs -- The ecology of lyme disease -- Approach to diagnosis -- Laboratory tests: the basics -- Putting laboratory testing in its place -- Antibiotics and lyme disease: the basics -- Putting the antibiotics to use -- After antibiotic therapy ends -- Deer ticks transmit other diseases -- Preventing lyme disease: community-wide measures -- Preventing lyme disease: personal and household protection.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/2533358718<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Popular works<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isPartOf<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Series\/johns_hopkins_press_health_book<\/a>> ; # Johns Hopkins Press health book.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isPartOf<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Series\/a_johns_hopkins_press_health_book<\/a>> ; # A Johns Hopkins press health book<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lyme disease : why it\'s spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"891185876<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781421417202<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781421417219<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/891185876<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/616.9246\/e23\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Person\/barbour_alan_g_1946<\/a>> # Alan G. Barbour<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1946<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Barbour<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Alan G.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Alan G. Barbour<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Series\/a_johns_hopkins_press_health_book<\/a>> # A Johns Hopkins press health book<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/891185876<\/a>> ; # Lyme disease : why it\'s spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"A Johns Hopkins press health book<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Series\/johns_hopkins_press_health_book<\/a>> # Johns Hopkins Press health book.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/891185876<\/a>> ; # Lyme disease : why it\'s spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Johns Hopkins Press health book.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2533358718#Topic\/lyme_disease<\/a>> # Lyme Disease<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lyme Disease<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lyme disease<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mdu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"mdu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781421417202<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1421417200<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781421417202<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781421417219<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1421417219<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781421417219<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/891185876<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/891185876<\/a>> ; # Lyme disease : why it\'s spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-06-18<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Content-negotiable representations<\/p>\n