Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Paperback | May 10, 2016

EditorIbrahim Abubakar, Helen R. Stagg, Ted Cohen

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Infectious Disease Epidemiology is a concise reference guide which provides trainees and practicing epidemiologists with the information that they need to understand the basic concepts necessary for working in this specialist area. Divided into two sections, part one comprehensively covers thebasic principles and methods relevant to the study of infectious disease epidemiology. It is organised in order of increasing complexity, ranging from a general introduction to subjects such as mathematical modelling and sero-epidemiology. Part two examines key major infectious diseases that are ofglobal significance. Grouped by their route of transmission for ease of reference, they include diseases that present a particular burden or a high potential for causing mortality. This practical guide will be essential reading for postgraduate students in infectious disease epidemiology, health protection trainees, and practicing epidemiologists.

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Infectious Disease Epidemiology is a concise reference guide which provides trainees and practicing epidemiologists with the information that they need to understand the basic concepts necessary for working in this specialist area. Divided into two sections, part one comprehensively covers thebasic principles and methods relevant to th...

Ibrahim Abubakar is a Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology. He is director of the University College London (UCL) Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and of the UCL Tuberculosis Centre. He is also head of tuberculosis at Public Health England, London, UK. Prior to his appointment at UCL, he was Professor in Health Protec...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:394 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.68 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198719833

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Part 1Preface1. Ibrahim Abubakar: Introduction to infectious disease epidemiology2. Katie Russell and Mike Catchpole: Surveillance3. Clarence Tam/Walter Haas: Outbreak investigations4. Punam Mangtani: Study design5. Patrick Phillips and Andrew Nunn: Clinical trials6. Ibrahim Abubakarar, Lele Rangaka, and Marc Lipman: Investigating emerging infectious diseases7. Rob Aldridge and Barry Cookson: Investigating nosocomial transmission8. Adrian SmithandNoel McCarthy: Clinical epidemiology9. Helen Staggand, Nigel Field, and Sani Aliyu: Public health microbiology10. Helen Stagg, Nigel Field, and Duncan MacCannell: Molecular and genomic epidemiology11. Saranya Sridhar and Ibrahim Abubakar: Sero-epidemiology and analysis of immunological data12. Laura Rodrigues: Vaccine evaluation: efficacy and adverse events13. Laura White: Basic statistical methods14. Tom Yates, Frank Tanser, and Alexandre Blake: Spatial epidemiology15. Ken Eames and Charlotte Jackson: Contact studies16. Ted Cohen and Peter White: Transmission-dynamic models of infectious diseases17. Mark Jit and Peter White: Economic analysis of interventions against infectious diseasesPart 218. John Watson and Mary Cooke: Respiratory infections19. Paul Hunter and Emma Meader: Faeco oral infections20. Gloria Taxiera: Vector-borne infections21. David Weber, Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett, and William A. Rutala: Health-care-associated infections22. Sema Mandal, and Koye Balogun: Hepatitis B and C23. Pam Sonnenberg, and Anne Johnson: Sexually transmitted infections: epidemiology and control24. Peter Smith: Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies25. Andrew Boulle, and Leigh Johnson: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections26. Mauricio Barreto, and Phil Cooper: Parasitic infestations27. Tanvi Sharma, and Lakshmi Ganapathi: Congenital Infections