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Woman with a Worm in Her Head And Other True Stories of Infectious Disease

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ISBN-10: 0312306016

ISBN-13: 9780312306014

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Pamela Nagami, F. Gonzalez-Crussi

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A normal, healthy woman becomes host to a pork tapeworm that is burrowing into her brain and disabling her motor abilities. A handsome man contracts Chicken Pox and ends up looking like the victim of a third degree burn. A vigorous young athlete is bitten by an insect and becomes a target for flesh-eating strep. Even the most innocuous everyday activities such as eating a salad for lunch, getting bitten by an insect, and swimming in the sea bring human beings into contact with dangerous, often deadly microorganisms. In The Woman with a Worm in Her Head, Dr. Pamela Nagami reveals-through real-life cases-the sobering facts about some of the world's most horrific diseases: the warning…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.57" wide x 8.30" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

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