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The Resource Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service, Mark Pendergrast

Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service, Mark Pendergrast

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Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service
Title
Inside the outbreaks
Title remainder
the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service
Statement of responsibility
Mark Pendergrast
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the elite medical corps at the forefront of the world's most dangerous epidemics cites their victories over such diseases as polio, cholera, and smallpox
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357827
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Pendergrast, Mark
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidemiologists
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the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service
Label
Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service, Mark Pendergrast
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Cold war, hot pathogens -- Throwing them overboard -- Killer vaccine, goat-hair anthrax, rabid bats, and staph attacks -- Pandemic flu, purple enteritis on mars, polio problems -- New discoveries and mysteries in the early sixties -- The diaspora -- Fighting pox, pandemics, and special pathogens -- Eradication escalation -- Not just infections any more -- Surveillance and containment -- Target zero -- The year of living dangerously -- Superwomen (and men) of the late seventies -- Budget wars and new plagues -- Entering the computer age -- Unexpected connections -- Emerging infections -- Rough sledding -- Approaching a new millennium -- Full circle -- Into the twenty-first century -- L'expérience fait la difference
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780151011209
Lccn
2009029871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017785277
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)427608850
  • ocn427608850
  • OCoLC
Label
Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service, Mark Pendergrast
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cold war, hot pathogens -- Throwing them overboard -- Killer vaccine, goat-hair anthrax, rabid bats, and staph attacks -- Pandemic flu, purple enteritis on mars, polio problems -- New discoveries and mysteries in the early sixties -- The diaspora -- Fighting pox, pandemics, and special pathogens -- Eradication escalation -- Not just infections any more -- Surveillance and containment -- Target zero -- The year of living dangerously -- Superwomen (and men) of the late seventies -- Budget wars and new plagues -- Entering the computer age -- Unexpected connections -- Emerging infections -- Rough sledding -- Approaching a new millennium -- Full circle -- Into the twenty-first century -- L'expérience fait la difference
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780151011209
Lccn
2009029871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017785277
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)427608850
  • ocn427608850
  • OCoLC

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