Rabies: Scientific Basis Of The Disease And Its Management by Alan C. Jackson

Rabies: Scientific Basis Of The Disease And Its Management

byAlan C. Jackson

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Rabies remains one of the most important global public health problems worldwide. Although many important developments have been made over the past century to combat this ancient disease, Rabies has become a re-emergent infection in the developing world. The 3e updates this classic reference with comprehensive coverage of the molecular virology, pathogenesis, vaccines, public health, immunology, and epidemiology of Rabies. Chapters new to this edition cover biothreat/bioterrorism, successful wildlife control and therapies of human Rabies, and the emergence of new lyssavirus species Rabies provides physicians, public health advisors, epidemiologists, research scientists and veterinarians with single source, authoritative and up-to-date information on the diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention of this fatal infectious virus that continues to kill over 70,000 people a year. Rabies remains a significant global public health risk with over 70,000 deaths a year Alan Jackson a well-known researcher in this subject and has gathered a team of experts to detail the science, treatment, and control of Rabies Completely revised, the 3e presents Rabies as a re-emergent infection with greater emphasis on a global perspective of the virus Provides essential information to anyone diagnosing, treating, controlling and preventing the disease 70 full-color figures highlight important information in microscopic studies

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Dr. Jackson is Professor of Medicine (Neurology) and of Medical Microbiology and also Head of the Section of Neurology at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated from Queen's University with BA and MD degrees. He completed an internship in internal medicine at University of Southern California, residencies in...
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Title:Rabies: Scientific Basis Of The Disease And Its ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128101237

ISBN - 13:9780128101230

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Table of Contents

  1. History of Rabies Research
  2. Rabies Virus
  3. Molecular Epidemiology
  4. Epidemiology
  5. Rabies in Terrestrial Animals
  6. Bat Rabies
  7. Human Disease
  8. Pathogenesis
  9. Pathology
  10. Diagnostic Evaluation
  11. Rabies Serology
  12. Immunology
  13. Human Vaccines
  14. Animal Vaccines
  15. Next Generation of Rabies Vaccines
  16. Public Health Management of Humans at Risk
  17. Therapy of Human Rabies
  18. Dog Rabies and Its Control
  19. Rabies Control in Wild Carnivores
  20. Future Developments and Challenges