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Infectious and parasitic diseases

  • Viral Infections and Treatmentby Helga Rübsamen-Waigmann; Karl Deres; Guy Hewlett; Reinhold Welker

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    Examining the pathology and transmission of the most common viral diseases, this reference compiles reviews by international specialists which detail breakthroughs in patient management, diagnostics and treatment of viral infections. The text also describes specific therapeutic agents according to their mode of action and clinical applications, as... more...

  • Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Viral Diseasesby Stephen Tyring; Angela Yen Moore; Omar Lupi

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 209.95

    Expertly distinguish viral diseases from other infectious or noninfectious diseases and choose the most effective treatment with this definitive Second Edition . The only existing text to address issues of skin manifestations of viral disease, Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Viral Diseases explores the diagnosis, treatment, and pathogenesis... more...

  • Lennette's Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infections, Fourth Editionby Keith R Jerome

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 209.95

    Written from the perspective of the diagnostician, this bestselling book is the definitive text on the laboratory diagnosis of human viral diseases. It contains a wealth of illustrations, tables, and algorithms to enhance your understanding of this ever-evolving field. The book is a ready reference for virologists, microbiologists, epidemiologists,... more...

  • Molecular Detection of Human Viral Pathogensby Dongyou Liu

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 251.95

    Despite being recognized and fought against over countless centuries, human viral pathogens continue to cause major public health problems worldwide?killing millions of people and costing billions of dollars in medical care and lost productivity each year. With contributions from specialists in their respective areas of viral pathogen research, Molecular... more...

  • Epidemics, Empire, and Environmentsby Michael Zeheter

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge against human populations. Practitioners had little success in mitigating the symptoms of the disease, and its causes were bitterly disputed. What experts did agree on was that the environment played a crucial role in the sites where outbreaks occurred. In this book, Michael Zeheter offers... more...

  • Plague Among the Magnoliasby Deanne Stephens Nuwer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Deanne Stephens Nuwer explores the social, political, racial, and economic consequences of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic in Mississippi. A mild winter, a long spring, and a torrid summer produced conditions favoring the Aedes aegypti and spread of fever. In late July New Orleans newspapers reported the epidemic and upriver officials established... more...

  • Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restrictionby Ezdine Bouhlel; Roy J. Shephard

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restriction examines the effects of sustained fasting and food restrictions on metabolism and physical performance in athletes. It provides broad coverage including both religious and non-religious fasting and dietary restrictions. This practical and evidence-based guide outlines recent... more...

  • ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicineby Gregory Whyte; Mike Loosemore; Clyde Williams

    Wiley 2015; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.26

    The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition: • Reflects new developments and current practice • Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental... more...

  • The Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopiaby James C. McCann

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Malaria is an infectious disease like no other: it is a dynamic force of nature and Africa?s most deadly and debilitating malady. James C. McCann tells the story of malaria in human, narrative terms and explains the history and ecology of the disease through the science of landscape change. All malaria is local. Instead of examining the disease at... more...

  • Advances in Parasitologyby David Rollinson; Russell Stothard

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 231.00

    First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas,... more...