Journal Article

Epidemiology and Unique Aspects of Aging and Infectious Diseases

Thomas T. Yoshikawa

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 30, issue 6, pages 931-933
Published in print June 2000 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online June 2000 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/313792
Epidemiology and Unique Aspects of Aging and Infectious Diseases

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The elderly population will grow rapidly over the next 25 years. The majority of patients with serious or life-threatening infections will be old. It is imperative that primary care physicians and infectious diseases specialists become aware of and knowledgeable about the special and unique aspects of infections in the geriatric population.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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