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Aimed at the biomedical research community, this volume provides reviews and new and re-emerging bacterial, viral and parasitic infections, their life cycles, host defense evasion strategies, and clinical features. It includes the history of infectious disease outbreaks, population and evolutionary biology of human pathogens, and current epidemiological models that describe how ecological and demographic changes produce new epidemics.

Emerging Infections, Volume 1 1998, Academic Press, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780124259300