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Communicable disease epidemiology and control: a global perspective.

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This second edition focuses on the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases common in tropical, developing and developed countries. It has 19 chapters. The first chapters (1-4) discuss the theory and control methods with practical help on how to implement them. Chapter 5 presents the different notification and health regulations. Chapters 6-17 describe the different aspects of infectious di...

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 108)

Food-borne diseases.

This chapter describes the clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation and transmission periods, occurrence, distribution, control, prevention, treatment (e.g., fluid therapy, oral rehydration therapy, drug therapy) and surveillance of foodborne diseases, including food poisoning caused by bacteria and toxins, Campylobacter enteritis, trichinosis and infections caused by intestinal fluke (Fasciolopsis buski), sheep liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica), fish-transmitted fluke (Clonorchis sinensis), lung fluke (Paragonimus westermani), fish tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium latum), beef tapeworm (Taenia saginata) and pork tapeworm (T. solium).

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Elements of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 21) Communicable disease theory. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 32) Control principles and methods. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 62) Control strategy and organization. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 73) Notification and health regulations. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 77) Classification of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 80) Water-washed diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 89) Faecal-oral diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 124) Diseases of soil contact. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 136) Diseases of water contact. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 144) Skin infections. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 156) Respiratory diseases and other airborne transmitted infections. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 178) Diseases transmitted via body fluids. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 198) Insect-borne diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 249) Ectoparasite zoonoses. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 269) Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 284) New and potential diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 290) List of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.