Bioterrorism and Infectious Agents

Bioterrorism and Infectious Agents : A New Dilemma for the 21st Century

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Compiled by two leading experts in the field, this volume provides a concise, timely, and authoritative review of some of the most problematic infections of the new century. It presents issues and new ideas for preventing and controlling infectious diseases.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 274 pages
  • 170 x 244 x 22.86mm | 1,710g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2005 ed.
  • 36 Tables, black and white; XVI, 274 p.
  • 0387236848
  • 9780387236841

Table of contents

Anthrax: A Disease and a Weapon.- Plague as a Biological Weapon.- Tularemia and Bioterrorism.- Melioidosis and Glanders as Possible Biological Weapons.- Smallpox as a Weapon for Bioterrorism.- Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses as Biological Weapons.- Botulism as a Potential Agent of Bioterrorism.- Ricin: A Possible, Noninfectious Biological Weapon.- Bioterrorism Alert for Health Care Workers.- The Economics of Planning and Preparing for Bioterrorism.
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