New and Evolving Infections of the 21st Century

  • I. W. Fong
  • Ken Alibeck

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Evolving Infectious Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lyle R. Petersen, John T. Roehrig, James J. Sejvar
      Pages 3-56
    3. Jere W. McBride, David H. Walker
      Pages 93-127
  3. Newly Recognized Human Viruses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 162-162
    2. Kwok-Yung Yuen, Samson S. Y. Wong, J. S. Malik Peiris
      Pages 163-193
    3. Laurie T. Krug, Chong-Gee Teo, Keiko Tanaka-Taya, Naoki Inoue
      Pages 195-276
  4. Emerging Viruses in Asia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 278-278
    2. Khean Jin Goh, Kum Thong Wong, Chong Tin Tan
      Pages 279-293
    3. Luan-Yin Chang, Shin-Ru Shih, Li-Min Huang, Tzou-Yien Lin
      Pages 295-325
    4. Menno Douwe de Jong
      Pages 327-368
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 369-375

About this book


This new volume of the Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century Series, has complied a collection of chapters by leading authorities of the world on emerging & evolving infections that is a must read for anyone interested in this topic. The chapters by reknown experts have provided a wealth of up-date information, such as clinical spectrum of disease, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prevention and future research on the following topics:

    • Avian Influenza
    • Entervirus 71
    • Erlichiosis & Anaplasmosis
    • Hanta Virus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome
    • New Herpes Viruses (6, 7 & 8)
    • NIPAH & Hendra Viruses
    • Pox Virus Zoonses
    • SARS
    • West Nile Virus


Hepatitis Laboratory Prevention antibiotics bacteremia bacteria bacterial infection bacterial infections emerging infectious infections infectious infectious disease infectious diseases pathophysiology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • I. W. Fong
    • 1
  • Ken Alibeck
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Center of BiodefenseGeorge Mason UniversityManassasUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-32647-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-32830-0
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