Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

The Atlas of Human Infectious ailments offers a miles wanted functional and visible review of the present distribution and determinants of significant infectious ailments of people. the great full-color maps exhibit at a look the components with pronounced infections and outbreaks, and are followed by way of a concise precis of key info at the infectious agent and its medical and epidemiological features. seeing that infectious ailments are dynamic, the maps are provided within the context of a altering global, and the way those alterations are influencing the geographical distribution on human infections.

This precise atlas:

*Contains greater than one hundred forty five prime quality full-color maps masking all significant human infectious diseases
*Provides key info at the illustrated infectious diseases
*Has been compiled and reviewed by way of an article board of infectious sickness specialists from round the world

The result's a concise atlas with a constant layout all through, the place fabric crucial for knowing the worldwide spatial distribution of infectious ailments has been thoughtfully assembled by means of overseas specialists. Atlas of Human Infectious illnesses is a vital instrument for infectious disorder experts, clinical microbiologists, virologists, go back and forth medication experts, and public well-being professionals.

The Atlas in actual fact units a brand new usual as a geographic drugs reference and is sure to turn into an imperative software for epidemiologists and infectious illnesses experts. The editors wish it is going to additionally motivate the reporting of infectious ailments world wide, that could good turn into its most vital position. (Bruno P. Petruccelli, Retired, scientific Corps, US Army)

“This is a wonderful source if one is seeking maps with verifiable assets of the distribution of infectious ailments and their drivers.” (Doody’s, 7 September 2012)

“I would certainly suggest the publication to a person drawn to, or operating in the box of infectious illnesses and public wellbeing and fitness, as a useful asset to their collection.” (The Bulletin of The Royal university of Pathologists, 1 July 2013)

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Wertheim, Peter Horby and John P. Woodall. Ó 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 4 5 Subject: Population Definition: The maps opposite show the estimated number of people living within national boundaries in 2007 (top) and the number of people per square kilometer of land, the population density (bottom). National populations are generally estimated through intermittent national censuses, which attempt to enumerate all people alive and living in the country on a specified day.

2004) Ecology drives the worldwide distribution of human diseases. PloS Biol 2(6):e141. Hijmans RJ, et al. (2005) Very high resolution interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas. Int J Climat 25:1965–1978. Lafferty KD. (2009) The ecology of climate change and infectious diseases. Ecology 90(4):888–900. Rubel F, et al. (2010) Observed and projected climate shifts 1901–2100 depicted by world maps of the K€ oppen–Geiger climate classification. Meteorol Z 19:135–141. Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, First Edition.

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, First Edition. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby and John P. Woodall. Ó 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 795 Source: UNDP Last update on: 28/01/2011 11 Subject: Human Development Definition: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of a Significance for infectious diseases: Poverty is the single nation’s economic output and is defined as the total monetary value of all goods and services produced by a country in one year. The top map shows GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power.

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