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Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., vaccination), treatment (e.g., drug therapy, supportive therapy) and surveillance of skin infections such as...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections.

This chapter covers airborne-transmitted infections that present as diseases of the respiratory system as well as diseases of other systems of the body that are transmitted by the airborne route. It discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The future.

This chapter discusses the epidemics of health problems that could be major causes of ill health in the future, including obesity, influenza A(H1N1), Ebola and antbiotic resistance.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions.

In this concluding chapter, the role of bacteria and viruses in developing the human species into what it is, immunity and its enhancement against infections, and the role of disease in shaping history are discussed. Some beneficial microorganisms, the discovery and use of antibiotics against...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

This book, in its fourth edition, offers a comprehensive discussion of all clinically-relevant infectious diseases currently known, including those caused by prions, protozoa, helminths, viruses, bacteria and fungi. Divided into 20 chapters each focusing on a specific group of infectious diseases,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of infectious diseases related to poor hygiene, including those of scabies, lice infestations, dermatophytoses,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin 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 skin infections, including those for varicella, measles, rubella, mumps, streptococcal infections, ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

The diseases of poor hygiene arise from direct contact of the skin, conjunctiva or mucous membrane. This chapter focus on the 3 groups of disease in this category: skin diseases, the tropical treponematoses, and eye diseases. The skin diseases include scabies, lice infestation, the superficial...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter focuses on the faecal-oral group of diseases that are transmitted by person-to-person contact, through water, food or directly to the mouth. These diseases include gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection, Cryptosporidium parvum infection, cholera, shigellosis, Giardia intestinalis...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-borne diseases.

This chapter reviews the various types of foodborne diseases affecting humans, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment, and surveillance. These...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter