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Main Title Guidelines for the surveillance and control of anthrax in humans and animals
Publisher World Health Organization, Dept. of Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response,
Place Published {S.l.} :
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 45475571
Subject Added Ent Anthrax--Diagnosis; Anthrax--Prevention; Anthrax--Treatment; Anthrax; Anthrax Vaccines
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EJBM SF787.G8 1998 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/19/2006
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xiv, 110 p., {4} p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Notes "WHO/EMC/ZDI./98.6." Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-109).
Contents Notes Statement of commercial impartiality -- Disease and its importance -- Etiology and ecology -- Spores and vegetative forms -- Climate and other influencing factors -- Strains -- Anthrax in animals -- Host range and susceptibility -- Incidence of anthrax in animals -- Transmission in animals -- Pathogenesis and symptoms -- Diagnosis in animals -- Anthrax in man -- Incidence -- Susceptibility: data for risk assessments -- Epidemiology and transmission: the forms of anthrax -- Clinical disease -- Pathogenesis and pathology -- Toxin as the cause of death -- Virulence factors of B. anthracis -- Bacteriology -- Detection and isolation -- Identification and confirmation -- Treatment -- Treatment of animals -- Treatment of humans -- Control -- Disposal of anthrax carcasses (point x in figure 3) -- Infection control in the management of human anthrax cases -- Disinfection, decontamination and disposal of infected/contaminated material (site Y in figure 3) -- Prophylaxis -- Intersectoral issues: the question of eradication -- Surveillance -- Public health surveillance of anthrax in humans -- Veterinary surveillance of anthrax in animals -- Recommended data analyses, presentation, reports -- Strategies of anthrax surveillance in animals.
Access Notes Also available on the Internet. Viewed: 05/19/2006.
Author Added Ent
Turnbull, P. C. B.
Corporate Au Added Ent World Health Organization. Dept. of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response.
PUB Date Free Form c1998.
BIB Level m
OCLC Time Stamp 20060519151015
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02677cam 2200373Ia 45020