3 edition of Bacterial infections of humans found in the catalog.
Bacterial infections of humans
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Alfred S. Evans and Philip S. Brachman.|
|Series||The Language of science|
|Contributions||Evans, Alfred S., 1917-, Brachman, Philip S.|
|LC Classifications||RA644.B32 B33 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxix, 865 p. :|
|Number of Pages||865|
|LC Control Number||90014169|
Approximately 75 percent of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are zoonotic diseases, zoonoses, diseases that primarily infect animals and are transmitted to humans; some are of viral origin and some are of bacterial origin. Brucellosis is an example of a prokaryotic zoonosis that is re-emerging in some regions, and. Human Emerging and Re-emerging Infections covers the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostics, clinical features, and public health risks posed by new viral and microbial infections. The book includes detailed coverage on the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis, development of various diagnostic tools, diagnostic assays and their limitations.
Viral Families are linked where appropriate to individual pages within the Big Picture Book of Viruses. Infectious Diseases that are not viral in etiology are identified as being of non-viral origen. A. human immunodeficiency virus Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - various Bacterial Pathogens (Bacterial - not viral). There are a number of bacteria found in the human body. A variety of these do not cause any infections and are known as “good bacteria”. The bacteria that cause diseases in human are called “harmful bacteria”. Read on to explore the bacterial diseases in humans caused by the harmful bacteria along with the causes and symptoms. Also Read.
Rickettsial infections are caused by multiple bacteria from the order Rickettsiales and genera Rickettsia, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Neorickettsia, Neoehrlichia, and Orientia. Rickettsia spp. are classically divided into the spotted fever group (SFG) and the typhus group, although more recently these have been classified into as many as 4 groups. Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms. Bacteria are able to survive in many types of environments in and on the human body. Most bacteria cause no harm to people. For infecting organisms to.
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Bacterial Infections of Humans has been noted for ably complementing textbooks on the subject, and this most current edition remains a major reference for professionals in the field, including public health practitioners, microbiologists, immunologists, researchers studying pathogenic bacteria, clinicians working with infectious disease, and medical or nursing : $ Journal of American Medical Association, 23 () All in all, the third edition of Bacterial Infections of Humans' is a highly recommendable book and worth its price.' Zentralblatt fA1/4r Bakteriologie, () About previous editions: Practically faultless recommended for purchase by all major hospital libraries.' The LancetFormat: Hardcover.
Bacterial Infections of Humans has been noted for ably complementing textbooks on the subject, and this most current edition remains a major reference for professionals in the field, including public health practitioners, microbiologists, immunologists, researchers studying pathogenic bacteria, clinicians working with infectious disease, and medical or nursing students.
This is a companion volume to Viral Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control. The apparent success of that book in bridging the gap between texts on basic microbiology and those Bacterial infections of humans book clinical infectious diseases led to editing this one on bacterial infections.
The apparent success of that book in bridging the gap between texts on basic microbiology and those on clinical infectious diseases led to editing this one on bacterial infections, the chapters of which are organized in exactly the same format of 12 units: introduction, historical background, methodology, biological characteristics of the organism, descriptive epidemiology, mechanisms and routes of transmission, pathogenesis and im munity.
Bacterial Infections of Humans has been noted for ably complementing textbooks on the subject, and this most current edition remains a major reference for professionals in the field, including public health practitioners, microbiologists, immunologists, researchers studying pathogenic bacteria, clinicians working with infectious disease, and.
About this book Introduction In Memoriam of Alfred S. Evans This third edition of Bacterial Infections of Humans is dedicated to Alfred Spring Evans, who died on Janu2Yz years after a diagnosis of cancer. In this BOOK we would focus on how bacterias causes disease to human beings.
This process of causing disease is termed as Pathogenesis. Pathogenesis is a multi-factorial process which depends on the immune status of the host, the nature of the species or strain (virulence factors) and the number of organisms in the initial exposure.
There is a close connection between microbes and humans. Experts believe about half of all human DNA originated from viruses that infected and embedded their nucleic acid in our ancestors’ egg and sperm cells. Microbes occupy all of our body surfaces, including the skin, gut, and mucous : Madeline Drexler.
Bacterial infections of humans: Epidemiology and control. P.S. The new Fourth Edition of Bacterial Infections of Humans reflects a decade of important discoveries, technological progress, and valuable new therapies as well as emerging and reemerging infections, resistant strains of bacteria, and threats of bioterrorism.
Clostridium botulinum; Note: Botulism is not an infection by Clostridium botulinum but caused by the intake of botulinum toxin. Infections of the respiratory tract are grouped according to their symptomatology and anatomic involvement.
Acute upper respiratory infections (URI) include the common cold, pharyngitis, epiglottitis, and laryngotracheitis (Fig. ).Cited by: Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology has chapters on general bacteriology and pathogenic bacteria, including Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Pseudomonas, E.
coli, and agents of Anthrax, Cholera, Tuberculosis, Lyme Disease and other bacterial diseases of humans. This is the third edition of a book which aims to bridge the gap between texts on basic microbiology and clinical infectious diseases.
As the title implies, it only covers the epidemiology and the control of bacterial infections: there is a companion volume, Viral Infections in Humans: Epidemiology and Control, which deals with the viral Cited by: 2. Anaerobic Infections in Humans focuses on the human diseases caused by anaerobic bacteria.
This book acknowledges the depth and breadth of the role of anaerobes in diseases of humans, and provides comprehensive reviews by internationally recognized authorities on the various disease states.
This latest edition of the classic text includes new and greatly revised chapters on laboratory methods in epidemiology, human herpesvirus types 6 and 7, parvovirus, and retroviruses. The book covers the principles and approaches to the study of viral infections in human populations, major virus classes of medical and public health importance, and neoplastic and other slowly.
Bacterial infections are illnesses that occur when harmful forms of bacteria multiply inside the body. They range from mild to severe.
Although they include such deadly diseases as plague, tuberculosis, and cholera, these and many other bacterial infections can be prevented by good sanitation or cured by antibiotics.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 29 cm: Contents: Epidemiological concepts / Alfred S. Evans --Public health surveillance / Philip S. Brachman --The epidemiology of bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents / Fred C.
Tenover, John E. McGowan, Jr. --Anthrax / Philip. Get this from a library. Bacterial infections of humans: epidemiology and control. [Philip S Brachman; Elias Abrutyn;] -- The new Fourth Edition reflects a decade of important discoveries, technological progress, and valuable new therapies as well as emerging and reemerging infections, resistant strains of bacteria, and.
Infection, often the first step, occurs when bacteria, viruses or other microbes that cause disease enter your body and begin to multiply. Disease occurs when the cells in your body are damaged — as a result of the infection — and signs and symptoms of an illness appear.
Other Bacterial Diseases. Any body tissue can potentially be infected with bacteria. Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis refer to bacterial infection of the bones and joints, respectively.
Meningitis -- infection of the tissues that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord -- can be caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi. An infection occurs when another organism enters your body and causes disease. The organisms that cause infections are very diverse and can include things like viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites.Overall, not many microbes showed up on the books she tested.
None of the swabs transferred E. coli to the dishes. The teen compared her findings to results from scientific papers on library-book bacteria.
The authors of those papers found bacteria and fungi on library books, and some of those germs might be resistant to antibiotic drugs.