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Cover for Communicable disease theory.

This chapter describes the "force of infection" and endemicity concepts, and discusses the epidemic theory in the investigation of common epidemic source, propagated source epidemics, dynamics of epidemics, population size, and food and water-borne epidemics. The estimation of the magnitude of the...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter briefly describes the classification of infectious diseases into the following groups: water-washed diseases, faecal-oral diseases, foodborne diseases, diseases of soil contact, diseases of water contact, skin infections, respiratory diseases and other airborne transmitted infections,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Communicable disease epidemiology and control: a global perspective.

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...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Communicable disease epidemiology and control.

This book discusses common infectious diseases in 19 chapters, with emphasis on the epidemiological aspects. Specific topics covered are the following: elements of communicable diseases; communicable disease theory; control principles and methods; control strategy and organization; notification and ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides an explanation on the criteria used for classifying infectious diseases. The communicable diseases in this book are divided into the following: water-washed diseases; faecal-oral diseases; foodborne diseases; diseases of soil contact; diseases of water contact; skin...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

A discussion on faecal-oral diseases is presented. Details covered for each disease are the organism involved, clinical features of the infection, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance. Included...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-borne diseases.

The emphasis of this chapter is foodborne diseases. Included in the discussion for each disease are description of the organism involved, clinical features of the infection, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-borne diseases.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of various foodborne infectious diseases, including those of food poisoning (i.e., salmonellosis, fish poisoning, food...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Disease selection: the way disease changed the world.

This book contains 20 chapters covering a range of infectious diseases, as well as a few non-infectious diseases such as cancer, and how they greatly affected the course of human history. It explores host-pathogen relationship, transmission routes, evolution, and global spread of infectious...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book