Infectious Disease Informatics

  • Vitali Sintchenko

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Phil Giffard
    Pages 27-52
  3. Richard Christen
    Pages 53-71
  4. Elena P. Ivanova, Arkadiy Kurilenko, Feng Wang, Russell J. Crawford
    Pages 73-91
  5. Riet De Smet, Karen Lemmens, Ana Carolina Fierro, Kathleen Marchal
    Pages 93-122
  6. Christian V. Forst
    Pages 123-147
  7. Stephen Anthony, Vitali Sintchenko, Enrico Coiera
    Pages 149-165
  8. Caroline O. Buckee, Sunetra Gupta
    Pages 167-185
  9. Matthew N. Davies, Darren R. Flower
    Pages 187-202
  10. Claudio Donati, Duccio Medini, Rino Rappuoli
    Pages 203-221
  11. Tobias Cohen, Lenny Moise, William Martin, Anne S. De Groot
    Pages 223-244
  12. Jonathan R Iredell, Sally R. Partridge
    Pages 245-261
  13. Jaron Schaeffer, Afra Held, Guy Tsafnat
    Pages 263-278
  14. Lyn-Marie Birkholtz, Peter Burger, Samia Aci, Hélène Valadié, Ana Lucia da Costa, Loraine Brillet et al.
    Pages 279-304
  15. Bala Hota
    Pages 305-321
  16. Matthew O’Sullivan
    Pages 345-358
  17. Lindsay Grey Cowell, Barry Smith
    Pages 373-395
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 419-434

About this book


In this book, Vitali Sintchenko brings together a collection of state-of-the-art reviews of informatics applications aiming to improve the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and control of infectious diseases. In response to the need for computational biology techniques geared towards clinical medicine, this volume covers the emerging domains of translational bioinformatics, genomics enabled decision support, intelligent design of vaccines and antimicrobial drugs as well as new types of biosurveillance. This book is written by a diverse, international group of experts in the field and provides clinicians, pathologists, biomedical researchers and informaticians with an essential resource that offers also a fascinating glimpse into the future of this dynamic field.

Vitali Sintchenko (MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, FACHI) is a clinical microbiologist and informatician with the Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Australia.


Annotation Cancer Epidemiology Migration Public Health antigen antimicrobial bacteria infection infection control infectious disease infectious diseases molecular epidemiology prevention vaccine

Editors and affiliations

  • Vitali Sintchenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Sydney Medical SchoolUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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