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Cover for Control strategy and organization.

This chapter describes the instigation of control methods to an established endemic infectious disease or outbreak. Outbreak and epidemiological investigation, surveillance, control and eradication, campaigns and integrated health care, social factors in control programmes, and health promotion are ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change and infectious fish diseases.

This book contains topics on the role of climatic factors on the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, prevention and control of fish diseases. The 25 chapters that are divided into three main parts that discuss freshwater ecosystems and biological sequestrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide;...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Leong, J. A.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Epizootic ulcerative syndrome (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphanomyces invadans</i>).

In this chapter the aetiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and control of epizootic ulcerative syndrome in wild and farmed finfish are discussed.

Author(s)
Dibyendu Kamilya; John, K. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

Completely updated and revised, and now published in its 6th edition, this book includes 20 chapters providing an essential overview of infectious diseases for almost 25 years. A comprehensive yet synoptic account of infectious diseases, it covers theory, epidemiology and control, then...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter defines communicable disease and discusses its agents, transmission patterns, host factors (susceptibility, inherent defence mechanisms, immunity and resistance), and impact of social environment (education, resources, economics, communities and movements) and physical environment...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Communicable disease theory.

This chapter analyses the interactions between the various elements (agent, transmission, host and environment) of communicable diseases. The force of infection and epidemic theory are discussed. Epidemics and how they are investigated and measured are described. Investigation of foodborne and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter discusses the principles of infectious disease control directed at either the agent, the route of transmission, the host or the social and physical environment. Control methods such as vaccination, environmental control (hygiene, sanitation, protection of foods, water supply, proper...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

This chapter enumerates the notifiable infectious diseases subject to the international and national health regulations. Some suggestions to set up a surveillance system for diseases of international or national importance, the vaccination requirements for international travel, and the health...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease- and health-related issues at mass religious gatherings.

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the issue of diseases and other health-related issues as it concerns pilgrimage and religious tourism to mass religious events. First, this chapter reviews the academic literature on medicine, religion, and travel, and then discusses what constitutes a...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter

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