Natural History of Infectious Disease

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Provides a biological inquiry into the causes and spread of infectious disease and its impact on human survival
 

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Contents

THE ECOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW
1
EVOLUTION OF INFECTION AND DEFENCE
22
BACTERIA
32
PROTOZOA
44
VIRUSES
56
INFECTION AND IMMUNITY
70
SUSCEPTIBILITY AND RESISTANCE
88
EPIDEMICS AND PREVALENCES
118
ANTIBIOTICS
173
HOSPITAL INFECTIONS AND IATROGENIC DISEASE
186
DIPHTHERIA
193
INFLUENZA
202
TUBERCULOSIS
213
PLAGUE
225
HEPATITIS KURU AND SLOW VIRUSES
250
AN EPILOGUE
262

EVOLUTION AND SURVIVAL OF HOST AND PARASITE
137
CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE
155

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