Principles of Public Health Microbiology / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Essentials of Public Health Microbiology is a practical, applied textbook that examines how infectious disease is transmitted through a population, how it is monitored, and how preventative measures are designed. Major topics include the purification of water, the treatment of wastewater, food microbiology, sexually transmitted diseases, and the methods used to survey populations. A variety of learning tools, including historical perspectives, case studies, government internet databases, and explanatory figures help the student to understand the critical concepts of microbiology as they are applied to improve health and prevent disease across populations.
Designed for students who have had a first course in general microbiology, this one-of-a-kind textbook is ideal for upper level undergraduates and graduates in public health and environmental health, as well as environmental engineering, hydrology, and civil engineering. The text is accompanied by a complete package of instructor resources including Instructor's Manual, TestBank, and PowerPoint slides available at http://go.jblearning.com/burlage.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Health Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Scope of Public Health Microbiology Chapter 2 The Importance of Water Chapter 3 Water Treatment Chapter 4 Waterborne Diseases Chapter 5 Wastewater Treatment Chapter 6 Case Studies on Water and Wastewater Chapter 7 Food Chapter 8 Meat Production Chapter 9 Dairy Products Chapter 10 Food Preservation Chapter 11 Vaccines Chapter 12 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chapter 13 Airborne Diseases Chapter 14 Vectorborne Diseases Chapter 15 Biowarfare Chapter 16 Surveillance, Monitoring, Communication