Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Theory and Practice

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 748 pages
 

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Contents

General Principles
17
Epidemiologic Characteristics of Infectious Diseases
26
Surveillance of Infectious Diseases
36
Recent Trends in Infectious Disease Morbidity and Mortality in
43
Chapter 3Study Design
51
Chapter 4Surveillance
97
Chapter 5Outbreak Epidemiology
119
Conclusion
146
Bacillus CalmetteGuérin
429
Chapter 15The Epidemiology of Acute Respiratory Infections
439
Pathogens Responsible for Acute Respiratory Infections
446
Efficient Methods of Data Collection To Evaluate Respiratory
465
Chapter 16Epidemiology and Prevention of Influenza
477
Mechanisms of Antigenic Variation
485
Chapter 17Diarrheal Diseases
497
Specific Enteropathogens
505

Basic Theory for SIR Model
152
Developing Applications
163
Chapter 7Microbiology Tools for the Epidemiologist
171
Fungi
181
Diagnostic Microbiology
193
Molecular Diagnostics
202
Specific Techniques of Molecular Epidemiology
217
Conclusion
228
Chapter 9Geographic Information Systems
231
Application Examples
238
Conclusion
252
Immunization Schedules
261
Vaccine Efficacy and Vaccine Effectiveness
267
Direct Impact of Vaccination
273
Barriers to Vaccine Implementation and Coverage
280
Relationship of Nutrition with Infectious Diseases
288
Chapter 12Emerging and New Infectious Diseases
301
Other Emerging Infectious Diseases
314
Responses to the Threat of Emerging Infections
342
Criteria for Causality
348
Chapter 13Nosocomial Infections
357
Chapter 14Tuberculosis
411
Therapy
417
Host Risk Factors
511
Chapter 18Review of the Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
521
Relationship of HIV Type and Epidemicity
527
Global Epidemiologic Trends
537
Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy on Epidemicity
553
Chapter 19Viral Hepatitis
567
Hepatitis B Virus
576
Delta Hepatitis
586
Hepatitis E Virus
595
Chapter 20Sexually Transmitted Diseases
611
Chlamydia
618
Chancroid
624
Vaginal Infections
631
Use of Epidemiologic Models To Guide Control Efforts
638
Chapter 21Lyme Disease
655
The Disease
661
ExposureRisk Factors
667
Chapter 22The Epidemiology and Control of Malaria
675
Pathogenesis in Individual Humans
684
Human Factors Influencing Malaria
693
Chapter 23Epidemiology of Helminth Infections
711
Index
727

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