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Anthrax in humans and animals [electronic resource].
World Health Organization.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2008.
description
vii, 208 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
ISBN
9241547537, 9789241547536
format(s)
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corporate author
imprint
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2008.
isbn
9241547537
9789241547536
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
The disease and its importance -- Etiology and ecology -- Anthrax in animals -- Anthrax in humans -- Pathogenesis and pathology -- Bacteriology -- Treatment and prophylaxis -- Control -- Anthrax surveillance.
abstract
This edition of the anthrax guidelines encompasses a systematic review of scientific literature and publications up to the end 2007, including all the new information that emerged in the 3-4 years after the anthrax letter events. This edition provides information on the disease and its importance, its etiology and ecology, and offers guidance on the detection, diagnostic, epidemiology, disinfection and decontamination, treatment and prophylaxis procedures, as well as control and surveillance processes for anthrax in humans and animals.--Publisher's description.
catalogue key
11539440
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-197) and index.
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