Invasive MicrobesBook - 2007
Discusses the origins, symptoms, control, and treatment of invasive microbes, including viruses, bacteria, and fungi.
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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.