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Challenges in Infectious Diseases

  • I.W. Fong

Part of the Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century book series (EIDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Global Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sten H. Vermund
      Pages 3-46
    3. Daniel Livorsi, Edward Stenehjem, Robert Gaynes
      Pages 47-88
  3. Challenges in Developing Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Raquel Reyes, Roy Ahn, Katherine Thurber, Thomas F. Burke
      Pages 123-146
    3. Luther A. Bartelt, Richard L. Guerrant
      Pages 147-202
    4. Shyam Sundar, Jaya Chakravarty
      Pages 247-264
    5. Donald P. McManus, Yuesheng Li, Gail M. Williams, Robert Bergquist, Darren J. Gray
      Pages 265-299
    6. Annelies Wilder-Smith
      Pages 301-311
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 313-319

About this book


This latest volume in the Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century series provides timely information and discussions on future approaches to controlling various infectious disease worldwide. Challenges in Infectious Diseases addresses numerous advances in medical-scientific knowledge, medical technology and biological and diagnostic techniques over the past decade.

However recent developments have provided less dramatic changes or improvements in management of medical conditions. This volume will address some of the emerging issues, challenges, and controversies of infectious diseases facing the global community today.


hiv/aids immunology public health tuberculosis

Editors and affiliations

  • I.W. Fong
    • 1
  1. 1.Room 4179 CC, St. Michael's HospitalUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Challenges in Infectious Diseases
  • Editors I.W. Fong
  • Series Title Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4614-4495-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-9995-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4614-4496-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 320
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Immunology
    Drug Resistance
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