Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia
type which is spread by ticks. This book deals mostly with the molecular biology
of the Lyme disease agent orrelia burgdorferi. It has been written by experts in
the relevant field and is tailored to the need of researchers, advanced students
of biology, molecular biology, molecular genetics of microorganism.
This note has been
written with the aim of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses
and midwives regarding infections and infectious diseases and their prevention
and control. The manual comprises seven modules. Each module is in two parts:
theory and practice, with opportunities for self-assessment through learning
activities and a workbook.
This note explains the following
topics: Classifications, Modes of Spread and Infection, and Properties of
Agents, Human Immune Response, Serologic Testing for Infectious Agents,
HIV/AIDS, Modeling Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis, Respiratory Infections,
Diarrheal Diseases, and Influenza, Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases, Parasitic
Diseases, Viral Hepatitis A, B and C, Arboviral Diseases, Sexually Transmitted
Infections, Infectious Disease Interventions or Vaccines.
explains the following topics: Septic Shock, Hematopoietic or Lymphoreticular
Infections, Gastrointestinal Infections, Respiratory Tract Infections,
Cardiovascular Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Bone and Joint
Infections, Central Nervous System Infections.
This note explains the following topics: immunity and how vaccines
work, Storage, distribution and disposal of vaccines, immunisation procedures,
immunisation by nurses and other healthcare professionals, infectious diseases,
vaccinations and vaccines.
Author(s): Dr David Salisbury, Dr Mary Ramsay and Dr
This book covers the following
topics: Descriptive Epidemiology of Occupational Infections of Laboratory
Workers, Safe Handling of Infectious Agents, Safe Disposal of Infectious
Laboratory Waste and Safety Management.
Author(s): The National
Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine