Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Theory and Practice

This comprehensive text applies the fundamentals of epidemiology to the study of infectious diseases (ID). In the first section, readers will learn about basic epidemiologic methods for the study of ID plus be introduced to newer techniques like geographical information systems, mathematical modeling, and genetic laboratory tools. In the second section, the book covers major infectious diseases to illustrate both the range of techniques and issues vital to epidemiologists, and to highlight those diseases which have a major impact on health around the world. These include the disease of high mortality and morbidity such as malaria, HIV, STDs, diarrhea, and those with unique epidemiology such as parasitic diseases and Lyme disease.

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General Principles
Epidemiologic Characteristics of Infectious Diseases
Surveillance of Infectious Diseases
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