Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases eBook PDF Free Download
Edited by Heiman F. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby and John P. Woodall
Published by Wiley Blackwell
About the Book
This Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is edited by Heiman F. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby and John P. Woodall. This First Edition textbook provides a much needed practical and visual overview of the current distribution and determinants of major infectious diseases of humans.
– The comprehensive full-color maps show at a glance the areas with reported infections and outbreaks, and are accompanied by a concise summary of key information on the infectious agent and its clinical and epidemiological characteristics.
– Since infectious diseases are dynamic, the maps are presented in the context of a changing world, and how these changes are influencing the geographical distribution on human infections.
– This unique atlas: Contains more than 145 high quality full-color maps covering all major human infectious diseases.
– Provides key information on the illustrated infectious diseases.
– Has been compiled and reviewed by an editorial board of infectious disease experts from around the world.
– The result is a concise atlas with a consistent format throughout, where material essential for understanding the global spatial distribution of infectious diseases has been thoughtfully assembled by international experts.
– Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is an essential tool for infectious disease specialists, medical microbiologists, virologists, travel medicine specialists, and public health professionals.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
Section 1: Infectious Disease Drivers
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Global Peace Index
Life Expectancy and Child Mortality
Water and Sanitation
Forest Cover Change
Inherited Blood Disorders and Duffy Antigen
Immunization Coverage – DTP3
Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus
Section 2: Bacterial Infections
Bartonellosis, Bartonella bacilliformis
Bartonellosis, Bartonella quintana
Haemophilus influenzae Type b
Rat Bite Fever
Rickettsioses, Tick-borne, New World
Rickettsioses, Tick-borne, Old World
Section 3: Fungal Infections
Section 4: Parasitic Infections
Amebiasis, Entamoeba histolytica
Echinococcosis, Echinococcus multilocularis
Eosinophilic Meningitis, Angiostrongylus cantonensis
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, New World
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, Old World
Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum
Malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi
Malaria, Plasmodium ovale
Malaria, Plasmodium vivax
Schistosomiasis, Africa & Americas
Section 5: Viral Infections
Avian influenza (A/H5N1)
Barmah Forest & Ross River Virus Disease
Bunyamwera Viral Fever
Bunyavirus Group C Disease
California Group Virus Disease
Colorado Tick Fever
Crimean–Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Ebola and Marburg Virus Disease
Hantaviral Disease, New World
Hantaviral Disease, Old World
Hendra and Nipah Virus
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Human T-Lymphotropic Virus 1
O’nyong-nyong Virus Disease
Oropouche Virus Disease
Rift Valley Fever
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Tacaribe Complex Virus Disease
Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease
Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
Western Equine Encephalitis
West Nile Fever
For Whom is this Book For
This Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is perfect for Pathologists, Microbiologists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students who are pursuing their Post-Graduation in Microbiology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.
Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 26 MB
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