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.
are the world’s greatest killers that present one of the most significant
health and security challenges facing the global community.This book gives a
comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as
general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment,
epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of
infectious diseases, highlighting the ongoing issues, recent advances, with
future directions in diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies.
The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has
been published by the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit Victorian
Department of Health, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention
and control of infectious diseases.