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A history of infectious diseases and the microbial world

Author(s):
Magner, Lois N, 1943-
Title(s):
A history of infectious diseases and the microbial world / Lois N. Magner.
Series:
Healing society--disease, medicine, and history ; ISSN 1933-5938
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2009.
Description:
xxiv, 225 p. : ill., port.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780275995041 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008051885
MeSH:
Bioterrorism
Communicable Disease Control/history
Communicable Diseases/history*
Disease Outbreaks/history
Microbiology/history
Virus Diseases/history
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-217) and index.
Contents:
Disease and history: an overview -- Miasma, contagion, and the germ theory of disease -- Microbiology and the foundations of modern surgery and therapy -- Viruses and viral diseases -- Sanitary reform, public health, and the battle against filth and epidemic diseases -- The art and science of preventing and controlling epidemic diseases -- Emerging infectious diseases -- Biological weapons and bioterrorism -- Infectious agents and new concepts: from chronic diseases to the microbiome.
NLM ID:
101490198 [Book]

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