Microbiological laboratory results from Haiti: June-October 1995
Tags: COMMUNICABLE diseases
- The chain of infection. // Current Health 2;Jan1990, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p22
Explains the different components in the chain of infection for communicable disease, including the pathogen, reservoir, place of exit, method of transmission, port of entry and susceptible host. Six ways to break the chain of infection.
- DREADED DISEASES. Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Cobblestone;Mar2003, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p29
Presents information on several infectious diseases in the U.S.
- Hazardous hospitals. De Santis, M. // Cosmopolitan;Jun90, Vol. 208 Issue 6, p70
Reports, briefly, on nosocomial infections, the kind that are acquired in the hospital.
- Officials offer sobering infectious disease outlook. Zwillich, Todd // Drug Topics;8/04/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 15, p16
Reports on the outlook for an infectious disease epidemic in the U.S. Comments from health experts; Factors contributing to the spread of infectious diseases; Vaccine candidates for emerging infectious diseases.
- Molecular approaches to the identification of unculturable infectious agents. Shou-Jiang Gao; Moore, Patrick S. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep96, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p159
Highlights successful situations when molecular approaches were used to identify and characterize unknown agents of infectious diseases. Information on the representational difference analysis method used; Details on the various diseases; Illustration of the difficulties of using...
- Designing an international policy and legal framework for the control of emerging infectious... Plotkin, Bruce Jay; Kimball, Ann Marie // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan-Mar97, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
Presents an examination of history, legal construction and application of the International Health Regulations and related international treaty-based sanitary measures, in the prevention of infectious diseases. Revision of the regulations by the World Health Organization (WHO); What the...
- Addressing emerging infectious disease threats--accomplishments and future plans. Hughes, James M. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p360
Discusses the threatening factors associated with emerging infectious diseases, referencing to the accomplishments and future plans in preventing these diseases from reoccuring. Publication of the report `Emerging Infections: Microbial Threats to Health in the United States,' by the Institute of...
- Global surveillance of communicable diseases. Heymann, David L.; Rodier, Guenael R. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p362
Focuses on the importance of global surveillance in relating communicable diseases, referencing to the report `Globalization and Health: The Need for Global Surveillance,' concerning influenza on a cruise ship from New York to Montreal, Canada. Medical conditions of a percentage of passengers...
- Emerging infectious diseases: A brief biographical heritage. Drotman, D. Peter // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p372
Examines the concept relating to the emerging and reemerging of infectious diseases, referencing to the search for the causes of these diseases. Neglection of microbes evolving, adapting and emerging by societies; Reference to the contributions made by scientists Rudolf Virchow, a 19th century...