Experts in the field of microbiology tell the great detective stories of how some of the world's best-known deadly disease-causing microbes were first isolated, identified, and studied. Readers learn how these deadly viruses and bacteria cause disease and what steps have been taken to eradicate them. Most commonly associated with animals such as livestock, the infectious disease anthrax recently entered the spotlight for its potential use as a weapon of biological warfare against humans.
- Hardback | 112 pages
- 153.4 x 239.8 x 13.2mm | 381.02g
- 15 Apr 2003
- Chelsea House Publishers
- Broomall, United States