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Microbial threats to health : emergence, detection, and response / Mark S. Smolinski, Margaret A. Hamburg, and Joshua Lederberg, editor(s) ; Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health in the 21st Century, Board on Global Health.


  • ISBN: 030908864X (hardcover)
  • Description: xxviii, 367 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, c2003.

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) RA643.5 .M53 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 3 614.5 M581 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: 1. Introduction -- 2. Spectrum of Microbial Threats -- 3. Factors in Emergence -- 4. Addressing the Threats: Conclusions and Recommendations -- App. A. Microbial Threats to Health Public Committee Meeting Agendas -- App. B. Syndromic Surveillance -- App. C. Pathogen Discovery, Detection, and Diagnostics -- App. D. Forum on Emerging Infections Membership and Publications, Board on Global Health -- App. E. Computational Modeling and Simulation of Epidemic Infectious Diseases -- App. F. Committee and Staff Biographies.
Subject: Communicable diseases > United States.
Public health > United States.