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Title Anthrax in humans and animals.

Published Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 4th ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 208 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations
Series NCBI Bookshelf
Notes Executive editor: Peter Turnbull.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-197) and index.
Contents Anthraxin humans and animals; Contents; Acknowledgements; Development of these guidelines; Preface; Summary; 1. The disease and its importance; 2. Etiology and ecology; 3. Anthrax in animals; 4. Anthrax in humans; 5. Pathogenesis and pathology; 6. Bacteriology; 7. Treatment and prophylaxis; 8. Control; 9. Anthrax surveillance; Annexes; References; Index.
Summary This edition of the anthrax guidelines encompasses a systematic review of scientific literature and publications up to the end 2007, including all the new information that emerged in the 3-4 years after the anthrax letter events. This edition provides information on the disease and its importance, its etiology and ecology, and offers guidance on the detection, diagnostic, epidemiology, disinfection and decontamination, treatment and prophylaxis procedures, as well as control and surveillance processes for anthrax in humans and animals.--Publisher's description.
Language notes English.
Other author Turnbull, Peter C. B. (Peter Charles Bruce), 1942-
International Office of Epizootics.
World Health Organization.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
National Library of Medicine issuing body.
Subject Anthrax.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789240683686 (electronic bk.)
9240683682 (electronic bk.)