Princeton University Library Catalog

Outbreak investigations around the world : case studies in infectious diesease field epidemiology / editor, Mark S. Dworkin.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2010.
Description:
xxiii, 456 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. How an Outbreak is Investigated / Mark S. Dworkin -- Ch. 2. Leptospirosis at the Bubbles / Kenrad E. Nelson -- Ch. 3. Cholera for a Dime / Paul A. Blake -- Ch. 4. Legionnaires' Disease: Investigation of an Outbreak of a New Disease / Steven B. Thacker -- Ch. 5. The Investigation of Toxic Shock Syndrome in Wisconsin, 1979-1980 and Beyond / Jeffrey P. Davis -- Ch. 6. The Early Days of AIDS in the United States: A Personal Perspective / Harold W. Jaffe -- Ch. 7. Verify the Diagnosis: A Pseudo-outbreak of Amebiasis in Los Angeles County / Frank Sorvillo -- Ch. 8. Measles Among Religiously Exempt Persons / Charles E. Jennings -- Ch. 9. An Outbreak of Fulminant Hepatitis B in a Medical Ward in Israel / Ronald C. Hershow -- Ch. 10. What Went Wrong? An Ancient Recipe Associated with Botulism in Modern Egypt / J. Todd Weber -- Ch. 11. Controlling an Outbreak of Shigellosis with a Community-Wide Intervention in Lexington, Kentucky / Janet Mohle-Boetani -- Ch. 12. Pork Tapeworm in an Orthodox Jewish Community: Arriving at a Biologically Plausible Hypothesis / Peter M. Schantz and Mary E. Bartlett -- Ch. 13. The Massive Waterborne Outbreak of Cryptosporidium Infections, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1993 / Jeffrey P. Davis -- Ch. 14. A Community Outbreak of Hepatitis A Involving Cooperation Between Public Health, the Media, and Law Enforcement, Iowa, 1997 / Patricia Quinlisk, Yuan J. F. Hutin, Ken W. Carter, Thomas M. Carney and Kevin Teale -- Ch. 15. Tracking a Syphilis Outbreak Through Cyberspace / Jeffrey D. Klausner -- Ch. 16. Eschar: The Story of the New York City Department of Health 2001 Anthrax Investigation / Don Weiss and Marci Layton -- Ch. 17. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Gabon: Chaos to Control / Daniel G. Bausch -- Ch. 18. Whipping Whooping Cough in Rock Island County, Illinois / Mark S. Dworkin -- Ch. 19. Emergency Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination in Post-Civil War Liberia / Gregory Huhn -- Ch. 20. A Mumps Epidemic - Iowa, 2006 / Patricia Quinlisk.
Subject(s):
EpidemiologyCase studies [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Personal Narratives.
ISBN:
  • 9780763751432 (pbk.)
  • 076375143X (pbk.)
LCCN:
2008051156
OCLC:
276668840
Related name:
RCP:
C - S