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Emergence of infectious diseases

by Serge Morand & Muriel Figuié

From SARS to avian influenza, Ebola virus and MERS-CoV, infectious diseases have received increasing attention in recent decades from scientists, risk managers, the media and the general public. What explains...


The Malaria Genome Projects: Promise, Progress, and Prospects

by Irwin W Sherman

The year 2012 marks the tenth anniversary of the announcement of the genome sequence of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum and that of its mosquito vector Anopheles. The genome sequences were a...


The Family Guide to Preventing and Treating 100 Infectious Illnesses

by Phyllis Stoffman

Quick, friendly, and easy-to-use, this indispensable addition to every family medical bookshelf answers all your questions about 100 increasingly common infections--from Lyme disease, flu, and strep to ear infections,...


Vulnerable

by Sridhar Venkatapuram, Sophie Thériault, Jane Philpott & Vanessa MacDonnell et al.

The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease known as COVID-19, has infected people in 212 countries so far and on every continent except Antarctica.  

Vast changes to our home lives, social interactions,...


Easy Peasy Homemade Sanitizer Wipes

by Rubynnia Blues

Use This Practical Step-By-Step Guide to Make Disinfecting Wipes to Safeguard Yourself and Family from Infectious Agents and Stay Healthy.

With news of the global viral disease occupying news stories, common...


Summary & Study Guide - An Elegant Defense

by Lee Tang

A comprehensive primer on the human immune system.

This book is a summary of “An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System,” by Matt Richtel.

The immune system defends people against...


Covid-19 The virus of fear

by Massimo Andreoni & Giorgio Nardone

This publication is based on scientific analysis, newspaper sources, and is loosely inspired by the documentary "COVID-19 - The Virus of Fear" that was created thanks to Massimo Tortorella?s idea and a screenplay...


How to Make Homemade Hand Sanitizer

by Rubynnia Blues

A Simple Way To Remain Healthy

So how difficult is it to prepare your own hand sanitizer? Not hard at all! Understanding how to make it at home is a lifesaver when all the supermarkets are sold out, or forced...


Clinical Laboratory Management

by Lynne Shore Garcia

This totally revised second edition is a comprehensive volume presenting authoritative information on the management challenges facing today's clinical laboratories.

  • Provides thorough coverage of management...


One Health

by Ronald M. Atlas & Stanley Maloy

Emerging infectious diseases are often due to environmental disruption, which exposes microbes to a different niche that selects for new virulence traits and facilitates transmission between animals and humans....


Germ Theory

by Robert P. Gaynes

Named as Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2012

From Hippocrates to Lillian Wald?the stories of scientists whose work changed the way we think about and treat infection.

  • Describes the genesis of the germ theory...


Antibodies for Infectious Diseases

by James E. Crowe, Diana Boraschi & Rino Rappuoli

State-of-the-art reviews covering major aspects of antibodies and intervention against infectious diseases

The connection between antibodies and infectious diseases has spawned entire related fields of study....


Zoonoses

by Rolf Bauerfeind, Alexander Von Graevenitz, Peter Kimmig & Hans Gerd Schiefer et al.

Zoonoses are a persistent threat to the global human health Today, more than 200 diseases occurring in humans and animals are known to be mutually transmitted. Classical infectious diseases, such as rabies,...


Tuberculosis and the Tubercle Bacillus

by William R. Jacobs, Helen McShane, Valerie Mizrahi & Ian M. Orme

Can today's innovative practices and molecular tools tame this ancient disease?

One third of the world's population is infected with tuberculosis (TB), with about 10 million new cases annually. To combat TB...


The Sexually Confident Woman

by Tabitha Forsythe

As a woman, your sexual confidence can actually make you more powerful, and can boost your ability to fulfill the goals that you want to attain. Understand that sexual confidence is not limited to bedroom matters....


Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

by Nizam Damani

In recent years, we have begun to recognise the rising threat of Multidrug Resistant Organisms (MDORs), and the profound impact that healthcare associated infections (HCAIs), such as MRSA, can have on both patient...


Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook

by Jeremy Hawker, Norman Begg, Ralf Reintjes & Karl Ekdahl et al.

The essential guide to controlling and managing today?s communicable diseases

The fourth edition of Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook offers public health workers of all kinds an authoritative...


Summary & Study Guide - The End of Epidemics

by Lee Tang

What can we do to stop the next pandemic from killing millions of lives?

This book is a summary of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It, by Jonathan D. Quick, MD.

At the peak...


Rain on a Distant Roof

by Vanessa Farnsworth

Rain on a Distant Roof takes readers inside the frightening but fascinating world of Lyme disease in Canada. This is the story of one woman's struggle to understand the disease that's destroying her body and...


Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases

by Dominik Mertz, Fiona Smaill & Nick Daneman

Written by an international team of authors specializing in microbiology and infectious disease, this new edition of Evidenced-based Infectious Diseases presents practical, up-to-date information on the care...