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Cover for Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of several important respiratory and airborne-transmitted infectious diseases, including those for tuberculosis, acute...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases transmitted via body fluids.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of several important infectious diseases transmitted via body fluids, including those for venereal syphilis,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiological agents, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, disease transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of several important mosquito- and insect-borne diseases, including those for arboviral infections, Japanese...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectoparasite zoonoses.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiological agents, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of several important human ectoparasitic zoonoses, including those for plague, typhus, louse-borne relapsing...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses.

This chapter provides brief discussions on the aetiological agents, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and treatment of several important domestic and synanthropic zoonoses, including those for rabies, hydatid disease, toxocariasis, larva...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pregnancy and infection.

This chapter discusses important aspects of infectious diseases of relevance to pregnant women, including those of lymphatic filariasis, leprosy, gonorrhoea, chlamydia infection, genital herpes, syphilis, HIV infections, tuberculosis, pyelonephritis, rubella, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Medical conditions in pregnancy.

Medical conditions can have a major effect on the woman before, during and after pregnancy, some of which have particular importance to her offspring. The conditions are often exacerbated by pregnancy. Infectious conditions are common in developing country settings, with antenatal care providing an ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.; McCaw-Binns, A.; Hussein, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter defines communicable diseases and attempts to unify communicable diseases into basic units: the agent, route of transmission, host factors and the environment. The roles of these basic elements in the infectious process are discussed.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Communicable disease theory.

This chapter describes the "force of infection" and endemicity concepts, and discusses the epidemic theory in the investigation of common epidemic source, propagated source epidemics, dynamics of epidemics, population size, and food and water-borne epidemics. The estimation of the magnitude of the...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter discusses how to interrupt transmission of infectious diseases with the various control methods available, including vaccination, environmental control (hygiene, sanitation), vector control (insecticides, repellents, biological control, environmental modification, personal protection), ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter

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