Emerging & Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

by Tarun Kumar Dutta, Subhash Chandra Parija, Jamini Kanta Dutta

The book titled “Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases” is divided into two sections A and B. Section A describes general aspects like preventing the communicable diseases; management and prevention of disaster-related communicable diseases; terrorism, which means that unlawful use of force against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population or any segment thereof, in the furtherance of political or social objectives and bioterrorism is defined as the use of harmful chemicals, pathogenic microbes or plant or microbial toxins as weapons of terrorism; infectious diseases that are caused by travelling and recreation; diseases that are transmitted by transfusion like blood transfusion and transplantation and prevention and control of hospital infections. Section B discusses different infectious diseases such as ehrlichiosis, bartonella infections, Escherichia coli 0157: h7, antibiotic resistant enterococci and drug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae, salmonellosis, cholera, plague, leptospirosis, yaws, chikungunya fever, avian influenza or bird flu, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, Japanese encephalitis and other viral encephalitis, hepatitis C, ebola hemorrhagic fever, rift valley fever and nipah virus infection, rabies, dengue fever, malaria and its combination therapy, hydatidosis, Taenia solium cysticercosis, lymphatic filariasis, cryptosporidiosis and cyclosporiasis, west Nile virus, marburg virus, legionellosis, lyme disease and babesiosis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, HIV/TB coinfection, and sexually transmitted diseases.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Dutta Tarun Kumar
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
2. Parija Subhash Chandra
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
3. Dutta Jamini Kanta Infectious Diseases Hospital, Kingsway Camp, Delhi, India
ISBN 9789350259603
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11674
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 234
Book Type Professional


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