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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.

Smolinski, Mark S. (Added Author). Hamburg, Margaret A. (Added Author). Lederberg, Joshua. (Added Author). Institute of Medicine (U.S.). (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 030908864X (hardcover)
  • Description: xxviii, 367 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press,

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 Academic Reserves 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.