Chapter

Special pathogens

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Third edition

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199698356
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191732126 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0011
Special pathogens

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This chapter discusses the following: clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea, gastrointestinal infections, blood-borne viral infections, tuberculosis, respiratory viral infections, respiratory syncytial virus, Legionnaires' disease, meningococcal infections, Varicella zoster virus, viral haemorrhagic fevers, prion disease, and scabies and pediculosis.

Keywords: clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea; gastrointestinal infections; blood-borne viral infections; tuberculosis; respiratory viral infections; respiratory syncytial virus; Legionnaires' disease; meningococcal infections; Varicella zoster virus

Chapter.  27080 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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