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Infectious diseases in an age of change : the impact of human ecology and behavior on disease transmission / Bernard Roizman, editor.

Roizman, Bernard, 1929-
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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.

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x, 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


"National Academy of Sciences"


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 ... [et al.] -- Quest for life-long protection by vaccination / Walter R. Dowdle and Walter A. Orenstein.

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