Drinking Water and Infectious Disease: Establishing the Links

Drinking Water and Infectious Disease: Establishing the Links

by Paul Raymond Hunter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0849312590

ISBN-13: 9780849312595

Pub. Date: 07/30/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Unlike books that give a broad view of the public health issues, this book focuses on the question of how the link between drinking water and infectious disease can be demonstrated and proven. It gathers state-of-the-art information from an international team of experts to provide an overview of current best practices and direction for assessing the safety of

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Unlike books that give a broad view of the public health issues, this book focuses on the question of how the link between drinking water and infectious disease can be demonstrated and proven. It gathers state-of-the-art information from an international team of experts to provide an overview of current best practices and direction for assessing the safety of drinking water and responding to adverse events. This user-friendly text is the only book to put forward clear guidance on the surveillance for and investigation of waterborne infectious disease at the local, national, and international levels. Presents methods and best practices for waterborne disease epidemiology and investigation Provides comprehensive coverage of traditional epidemiological/microbiological and engineering approaches Considers exciting new developments such as neural networks, geographical information systems, and genotyping Builds on the international policy debate of the OECD and WHO Includes the full executive summary of the Basingstoke meeting as an appendix to the introduction

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849312595
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/30/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Surveillance of Waterborne Disease, Pierre Payment
Principles and Components of Surveillance Systems, Paul R. Hunter
Local Surveillance Systems, Catherine Quigley, James J. Gibson, and Paul R. Hunter
National Surveillance Systems, Ros Stanwell-Smith, Yvonne Andersson, and Deborah A. Levy
International Surveillance, Paul R. Hunter

Investigation of Outbreaks of Waterborne Disease, Will Roberston and Al Dufour
A Systems Approach to the Investigation and Control of Waterborne Outbreaks, Catherine Quigley and Paul R. Hunter
Early Detection of Water-Related Disease Outbreaks, Jim Black and Christopher K. Fairley
Microbiology and the Investigation of Waterborne Outbreaks: Typing of Norwalk-Like Virus, Carl-Henrick von Bonsdorff and Leena Maunula
Microbiology and the Investigation of Waterborne Outbreaks: The Use of Cryptosporidium Typing in the Investigation of Waterborne Disease, Gordon Nichols and Jim McLauchlin
Engineering Considerations in the Investigation of Waterborne Outbreaks, Kim R. Fox
Causes of Waterborne Outbreaks Reported in the United States, 1991-98, Gunther F. Craun, Rebecca L. Calderon, and Nena Nwachuku
Cryptosporidium in England and Wales, W. Mike Waite and Peter Jiggins

Investigation of Sporadic Waterborne Disease, Jamie Bartram
Using Existing Surveillance-Based Data, Gordon Nichols
Geographical Information Systems, Friederike Dangendorf, Susanne Herbst, Martin Exner, and Thomas Kistemann
Time Series Analyses, Pascal Beaudeau
Seroepidemiology, Floyd J. Frost, Tim Muller, Twila Kunde, Gunther Craun, and Rebecca Calderon
Case-Control Studies, Brent Robertson, Christopher K. Fairley, Jim Black, and Martha Sinclair
Prospective Epidemiological Studies, Denis Zmirou and Leila Gofti-Laroche
Intervention Studies, Pierre Payment and Paul R. Hunter
Prospective Studies of Endemic Waterborne Disease in Developing Countries, Christine L. Moe

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