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Cover for Communicable disease theory.

This chapter analyses the interactions between the various elements (agent, transmission, host and environment) of communicable diseases. The force of infection and epidemic theory are discussed. Epidemics and how they are investigated and measured are described. Investigation of foodborne and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

This completely updated and revised 5th edition, which consists of 20 chapters, provides a comprehensive account of various types of infectious diseases and their modes of transmission, epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations, as well as an overview of the major diseases...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance of scabies, lice, superficial fungal infections (dermatophytosis), tropical ulcers, yaws,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, safe water supply), treatment (e.g., oral rehydration, drug therapy) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-borne diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment (e.g., fluid/electrolyte replacement, oral rehydration, drug therapy) and surveillance of food poisoning, ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter discusses the organism, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, wearing protective footwear), treatment (e.g., drug therapy) and surveillance...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance of water-borne diseases such as schistosomiasis, guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases transmitted via body fluids.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., contact tracing, health education, use of condoms, screening, use of disposable needles and syringes,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter describes the 2 main groups of disease-transmitting mosquitoes (anophelines and culicines) and arbovirus infections grouped into 3 symptom complexes: those producing mainly fever or arthritis (Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, West Nile, Orungo, Oropouche and Ross River fevers and Zika);...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses.

This chapter describes the risk factors, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of rabies, hydatid disease, toxocariasis, larva migrans, toxoplasmosis, brucellosis, anthrax, leptospirosis and Lassa fever in...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter

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