Evolution of Infectious Disease / Edition 1

Evolution of Infectious Disease / Edition 1

by Paul W. Ewald
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195111397

ISBN-13: 2900195111391

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Presents the view that it is important to determine the evolutionary biology of pathogens in order to successfully fight infectious diseases.

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Presents the view that it is important to determine the evolutionary biology of pathogens in order to successfully fight infectious diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900195111391
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
320

Table of Contents

1. Why This Book?
2. Symptomatic Treatment (Or How to Bind The Origin of Species to The Physician's Desk Reference)
3. Vectors, Vertical Transmission, and the Evolution of Virulence
4. How to be Severe without Vectors
5. When Water Moves like a Mosquito
6. Attendant-Borne Transmission (Or How are Doctors and Nurses like Mosquitoes, Machetes, and Moving Water?)
7. War and Disease
8. AIDS: Where Did it Come From and Where is it Going?
9. The Fight Against AIDS: Biomedical Strategies and HIV's Evolutionary Responses
10. A Look Backward...
11. ...And a Glimpse Forward (Or WHO Needs Darwin)

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