Invasive Microbes

Invasive Microbes

Book - 2007
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An increase in global transportation has helped even the tiniest of organisms--microbes--find their way to new environments. Influenzavirus A, or avian influenza (also known as bird flu), which originated in Asia, has steadily made its way to new countries as a result of commerce. This well-timed resource goes beyond the headlines in explaining the potentially devastating impact--including illness, death, and deformity--of invasive viruses, bacteria, protists, and fungi. This book evaluates scenarios for success in the escalating battle for containment.

Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2007
ISBN: 9780791091319 (hardcover)
0791091317 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: 579 MAY
Characteristics: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm

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