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Resurgent/emergent infectious diseases / scientific editor, Brian G. Spratt.

Spratt, Brian G.
[1998], ©1998
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London ; New York, NY : Published for the British Council by the Royal Society of Medicine Press, [1998], ©1998.

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iv, pages [521]-765 : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.



Resurgent and emergent disease in a changing world / Mitchell L. Cohen -- Molecular epidemiology and evolution of emerging diseases / Edward C. Holmes -- Vaccines and their impact on the control of disease / Angela R. Maclean -- Prospects of new vaccines for resurgent and emergent diseases / Paul Everest, Gordon Dougan -- Multiple drug resistant tuberculosis, aetiology, diagnosis and outcome / I.J. Eltringham, F. Drobniewski -- Resurgence of tuberculosis and the impact of HIV infection / Judith R. Glynn -- Multiple antibiotic resistance in streptococcus pneumoniae / Derrick W.M. Crook, Brian G. Spratt -- Cholera in the 1990s / Peter R. Reeves, Ruiting Lan -- Plague / Richard W. Titball, Sophie E.C. Leary --
Resurgent diphtheria : are we safe? / J. Eskola, J. Lumio, J. Vuopio-Varkila -- Fall and rise of lyme disease and other ixodes tick-borne infections in North America and Europe / Alan G. Barbour -- New world hantaviruses / J.C. Young ... [et al.] -- Filoviral haemorrhagic fevers / Ali S. Khan, Anthony Sanchez, Anne K. Pfleiger -- Re-emergence of monkeypox in Africa : a review of the past six years / David L. Heymann, Mark Szczeniowski, Karin Esteves -- Drug resistance in malaria / N.J. White -- HIV and sexually transmitted disease / Jonathan Weber -- Infections associated with medical intervention : hepatitis viruses and HGV / William F. Carman -- Bovine spongiform encephalopathy and new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease / Jeffrey W. Almond.

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