Outbreak Investigations Around the World Case Studies in Infectious Diesease Field Epidemiology

ISBN-10: 076375143X
ISBN-13: 9780763751432
Edition: 2010
Authors: Mark S. Dworkin
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Book details

List price: $149.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 4/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Outbreak investigation is one of the primary and most critical activities in epidemiology. Infectious disease outbreaks always require intense, rapid on-site response and gain front page headlines.  Bacterial or viral outbreaks occur quickly, and students and professionals should know how to react.  This title uses "Field Epidemiology" - the application of epidemiology methods for unexpected health problems requiring fast, on-site investigation for timely intervention.

Preface
About the Author
Contributor List
How an Outbreak is Investigated
Leptospirosis at the Bubbles
Cholera for a Dime
Legionnaires' Disease: Investigation of an Outbreak of a New Disease
The Investigation of Toxic Shock Syndrome in Wisconsin, 1979-1980 and Beyond
The Early Days of AIDS in the United States: A Personal Perspective
Verify the Diagnosis: A Pseudo-outbreak of Amebiasis in Los Angeles County
Measles Among Religiously Exempt Persons
An Outbreak of Fulminant Hepatitis B in a Medical Ward in Israel
What Went Wrong? An Ancient Recipe Associated with Botulism in Modern Egypt
Controlling an Outbreak of Shigellosis with a Community-Wide Intervention in Lexington, Kentucky
Pork Tapeworm in an Orthodox Jewish Community: Arriving at a Biologically Plausible Hypothesis
The Massive Waterborne Outbreak of Cryptosporidium Infections, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1993
A Community Outbreak of Hepatitis A Involving Cooperation Between Public Health, the Media, and Law Enforcement, Iowa, 1997
Tracking a Syphilis Outbreak Through Cyberspace
Eschar: The Story of the New York City Department of Health 2001 Anthrax Investigation
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Gabon: Chaos to Control
Whipping Whooping Cough in Rock Island County, Illinois
Emergency Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination in Post-Civil War Liberia
A Mumps Epidemic-Iowa, 2006
Index

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