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Human Melioidosis

By: S.D. Puthucheary & J. Vadivelu
August 2002
Singapore University
ISBN: 9971-69-261-9
108 pages, Illustrated, 5 7/8 x 8 "
$32.50 paper original

Infectious diseases account for a third of all deaths in the developing world, especially Southeast Asia, yet the pathogens that affect poor people attract little attention. Case in point is Melioidosis, a difficult to diagnose and potentially fatal disease, to animals as well as humans. It is also a potential agent for biological warfare & terrorism. This book describes the epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology, clinical feature, diagnosis, management & prevention of this infection. A bibliography is included with 224 references.

Infectious Diseases