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Bacterial Infections of Humans

Epidemiology and Control

Brachman, Philip S., Abrutyn, Elias (Eds.)

4th ed. 2009, XX, 1600p.

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About previous editions:

`Practically faultless ... recommended for purchase by all major hospital libraries.' The Lancet

`Remarkable consistency... well written... a wealth of information... admirably fills the niche for which it was intended.' Journal of American Medical Association

`Overall, this is a fine text, current, and concise, a useful reference that truly complements the more traditional textbooks of microbiology...This volume will find a place on many physicians bookshelves ...I hope that Dr. Brachman, his colleagues...will continue Bacterial Infections in Humans and its companion Viral Infections in Humans for many editions to come.' Journal of American Medical Association, 281:23

`All in all, the third edition of `Bacterial Infections of Humans' is a highly recommendable book and worth its price.' Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, 289:5-7

From the reviews of the fourth edition:

"This book provides a focused appraisal of selected bacterial infections, detailing such timely subjects as healthcare-associated infections and organisms threatened in bioterrorism. … It is designed for physicians and scientists who encounter bacterial infections, including clinicians, microbiologists, immunologists, and researchers, as well as students training in the healthcare professions. … Each chapter is liberally appointed with up-to-date references and suggested readings. … This is an admirable update. It remains a succinct, useful, and practical reference for the bacterial pathogens delineated in the book." (John S. Czachor, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2009)

“Bacterial Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control … vividly illustrates recent advances in understanding the interface between bacterial pathogens and their hosts. … the importance of incorporating social and political efforts into global initiatives for tuberculosis control, emerge as additional thought-provoking ideas. … The book bridges biomedical and technological advances with clinical and public health applications and is a testimony to the increasing need to rely on a complex, multidisciplinary approach to understand the host-pathogen interface and to implement adequate prophylactic and therapeutic measures.” (Richard A. Stein, Journal of the American Medical Association, April, 2011)

 

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