Emerging Infections, Volume 1

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ASM Press, 1998 - Medical - 277 pages
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This book is the first of an annual series of books which will be based on ICAAC Symposia on Emerging Infections. The editors are in the forefront of the scientific and clinical communities dealing with emerging pathogens. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and will cover basic science as well as clinical topics. This book and the series will be valuable and popular for a wide range of people working in the fields of infectious diseases, internal medicine, and clinical microbiology.

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James M. Hughes, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Public Health with joint appointments in the School of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and the Rollins School of Public Health (Global Health) at Emory University and Co-Director of the Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center. Dr. Hughes research includes emerging and reemerging infectious diseases; antimicrobial resistance; healthcare-associated infections; vectorborne and zoonotic diseases; foodborne and waterborne diseases; vaccine-preventable diseases; rapid detection of and response to infectious diseases and bioterrorism; and strategies for strengthening public health capacity at the local, national, and global levels.

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