Emerging Infections, Volume 2

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W. Michael Scheld, Donald Armstrong, William A. Craig, James M. Hughes, American Society for Microbiology
ASM Press, 1998 - Medical - 333 pages
The second volume in an annual series of books based on ICAAC Symposia, Emerging Infections 2 provides a complete and updated discussion of new and emerging infectious diseases, covering both basic science and clinical topics. Written by experts in the field, this new book offers broad coverage on topics ranging from prions and viruses to bacteria and helminths. It also includes chapters on food borne diseases in the 21st century, concerns in blood safety, and strategies for addressing emerging infections on a global scale. A foreword is written by U. S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher. This book and the series will be valuable to a wide range of people working in microbiology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, public health, and medicine.

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