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Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases : principles and practices

Riley, Lee W.

Washington, D.C. : ASM Press c2004

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (RA652.5 R55 2004 )()

  • Title:
    Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases : principles and practices
  • Author/Creator: Riley, Lee W.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press
  • Creation Date: c2004
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xv, 348 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Molecular epidemiology -- Laboratory manuals
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Principles and approaches
    Laboratory methods used for strain typing of pathogens: conventional and molecular techniques
    Laboratory methods used for strain typing pathogens: PCR-based strain typing methods
    Analysis of similarity and relatedness in molecular epidemiology
    Distinguishing epidemic and endemic occurrence of infectious diseases
    Stratification and refinement of data in epidemiologic investigations
    Distinguishing pathovars from nonpathovars: escherichia coli
    Distinguishing pathovars from nonpathovars: streptococcus pneumoniae
    Distinguishing pathovars from nonpathovars: helicobacter pylori
    Hospital infections: staphylococcus aureus
    Hospital infections: gram-negative bacteria
    Identifying pathogen's biologic determinants of disease transmission.
  • OCLC Number: 54365642
  • Identifier: ISBN1555812686;LCCN2004001783