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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Advances in Surveillance, Detection, and Identification of Emerging and Endemic Pathogens (2008 : Tʻbilisi, Georgia)

Title Emerging and endemic pathogens : advances in surveillance, detection and identification / edited by Kevin O. O'Connell [and others]
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 154 pages) : illustrations
Series NATO Science for Peace and Security. Series A, Chemistry and Biology
NATO science for peace and security series. Series A, Chemistry and biology.
Contents Keynotes Contribution -- Global Effect and Prevention of Emerging and Epidemic Pathogens: Cholera and Citrus Greening as Examples -- Surveillance -- The Epidemiological Surveillance of Highly Pathogenic Diseases in Kazakhstan -- Surveillance on Plague in Natural Foci in Georgia -- Application of Modern Techniques for Studying Bacterial Pathogens in Georgia -- Especially Dangerous Infections in Azerbaijan -- Strengthening the Early-Warning Function of the Surveillance System: The Macedonian Experience -- Integrating Geographic Information Systems and Ecological Niche Modeling into Disease Ecology: A Case Study of Bacillus anthracis in the United States and Mexico -- Molecular Analysis and Tools -- Applications of Paleomicrobiology to the Understanding of Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases -- Characterization of a Putative Hemagglutinin Gene in the Caprine Model for Brucellosis -- Pathoadaptation of Especially Dangerous Pathogens -- Detection of Pathogens Via High-Throughput Sequencing -- Environmental Influences on the Relative Stability of Baculoviruses and Vaccinia Virus: A Review
Summary This volume highlights recent advances in the tracking, detecting, and identifying of emerging and endemic pathogens throughout the world. The authors of the chapters are among the foremost experts in epidemiology, microbiology and public health and leaders in their respective countries. The chapters offer views on the history and current state of disease surveillance with special emphasis on the Caucasus and Central Asia, the historical land bridge between Europe and Asia through which epidemics have passed throughout history
Notes International conference proceedings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Communicable diseases -- Control -- Congresses.
World health -- Congresses.
Communicable diseases -- Congresses.
Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology -- Congresses.
Medical microbiology -- Congresses.
Communicable Disease Control.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging -- epidemiology.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging -- prevention & control.
Endemic Diseases.
Global Health.
Communicable Diseases -- microbiology.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging -- microbiology.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Connell, Kevin P.
LC no. 2010934368
ISBN 9789048196371