Emerging Infections in Asia.

Emerging Infections in Asia

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  • ISBN 10: 038775721X
  • ISBN 13: 9780387757216


Ongoing Population Shifts, Widening Health Disparities, And Rapid Genetic Mutation Are Major Factors In Viral And Bacterial Dissemination Worldwide. At The Same Time, The Role Of Asia In The Recent Sars And Bird Flu Outbreaks Has Made That Continent A Key Area Of Interest. This Book Offers An Overview Of Infectious Syndromes Affecting Local, Regional And International Health, Concentrating On Their Greatest Areas Of Transmission.--book Jacket. Influenza: Biology, Infection, And Control -- The Past And Present Threat Of Avian Influenza In Thailand -- Transmission Of Avian Influenza Viruses To Humans: Viral Receptor Specificity An Distribution In Human Airways -- Investigation Of Animal Reservoir(s) Of Sars-cov -- Sars Epidemic: Sars Outbreaks In Inner-land Of China -- The 2003 Sars Outbreak In Singapore: Epidemiological And Clinical Features, Containment Measures, And Lessons Learned -- The 2003 Sars Outbreaks In Taiwan -- Hiv/aids: Lessons From A New Disease Pandemic -- Aids In China -- Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli's Endemicity In Developing Countries And Its Emergence During Diarrheal Epidemics And Natural Disasters -- Human Cases Of Hemorrhagic Fever In Saudi Arabia Due To A Newly Discovered Flavivirus, Alkhurma Hemorrhagic Fever Virus -- Disease Outbreaks Caused By Emerging Paramyxoviruses Of Bat Origin -- Multidrug Resistant Tb, Tb Control, And Millennium Developing Goals I Asia -- Emergence Of Staphylococcus Aureus With Reduced Susceptibility To Vancomycin In Asia. Edited By Yichen Lu, M. Essex, Bryan Roberts. Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2008
  • Dimensions: xvii, 250 p., [1] p. of plate : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Pages: 250
  • Date Published: April 2008
  • Authors: Bryan Roberts, M. Essex, Yichen Lu, Ph.D.