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Infectious Diseases

  • Rhetoric of a Global Epidemicby Huiling Ding

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    In the past ten years, we have seen great changes in the ways government organizations and media respond to and report on emerging global epidemics. The first outbreak to garner such attention was SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome). In Rhetoric of a Global Epidemic , Huiling Ding uses SARS to explore how various cultures and communities made... more...

  • Choleraby S. L. Kotar; J. E. Gessler

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The "King of Terrors" is more prevalent today than at any time throughout history. In seven major cholera pandemics beginning in 1817, hundreds of thousands of people have died. Although called "The disease of filth," the deadly effects of cholera spared no one, no matter their station in life.This book presents a chronological... more...

  • The Global Challenge of Malariaby Frank M. Snowden; Richard Bucala

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 146.00

    Malaria is one of the most important “emerging” or “resurgent” infectious diseases. According to the World Health Organization, this mosquito-borne infection is a leading cause of suffering, death, poverty, and underdevelopment in the world today. Every year 500 million people become severely ill from malaria and more than... more...

  • The Medical Detectiveby Sandra Hempel

    Granta Publications 2014; US$ 13.32

    In 1831, an unknown, horrifying and deadly disease from Asia swept across Continental Europe, killing millions in its path and throwing the medical profession into confusion. Cholera is a killer with little respect for class or wealth. When it arrived in Britain, its repercussions rocked Victorian England - from the filthy lanes of the Sunderland quayside... more...

  • Advances in Applied Microbiologyby Geoffrey M. Gadd; Sima Sariaslani

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 142.00

    Published since 1959, Advances in Applied Microbiology continues to be one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in microbiology. The series contains comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms,... more...

  • Role of Oxidative Stress in Chronic Diseasesby Isaias Dichi; José Wander Breganó; Andréa Name Colado Simão; Rubens Cecchini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism?an important issue related to this field of study. It covers the role of... more...

  • Human Herpesviruses HHV-6A, HHV-6B & HHV-7by Louis Flamand; Irmeli Lautenschlager; Gerhard Krueger; Dharam Ablashi

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Completely revised and updated, Human Herpesviruses HHV-6A, HHV-6B & HHV-7, Third Edition , delivers a contemporary and thorough review of HHV-6, beginning with foundational explorations of classification, molecular biology, and chromosomal integration of the virus, through to clinical details, including pathologic features of infection, and clinical... more...

  • Advances in Immunologyby Frederick W. Alt

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 193.00

    Advances in Immunology, a long-established and highly respected publication, presents current developments as well as comprehensive reviews in immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology, including molecular and cellular activation mechanisms, phylogeny and molecular evolution, and clinical modalities. Edited and... more...

  • Biofilms in Infection Prevention and Controlby Steven L. Percival; David Williams; Tracey Cooper; Jacqueline Randle

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 119.95

    Biofilms in Infection and Disease Control: A Healthcare Handbook outlines the scientific evidence and rationale for the prevention of infection, the role biofilms play in infection control, and the issues concerning their resistance to antimicrobials. This book provides practical guidance for healthcare and infection control professionals, as well... more...

  • Textbook of Influenzaby Robert G. Webster; Arnold S. Monto; Thomas J. Braciale; Robert A. Lamb

    Wiley 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Textbook of Influenza is a comprehensive resource covering all aspects of influenza, from the genetic and molecular biology of the virus through to clinical aspects of the disease and the latest drug developments and treatments. This new edition has been completely revised and reflects the integration of disciplines concerning the emergence,... more...