Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Third Edition

Johan Giesecke

April 5, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 248 Pages
ISBN 9781444180022 - CAT# K18706

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Concise yet comprehensive coverage ensures a thorough and quick understanding of all principles outlined

Numerous practical examples bring the text and the subject to life

Brings the study of epidemiology into the real world of the infectious disease clinic

Does not assume a comprehensive understanding of statistics but builds from basics

Down to earth yet authoritative and praised for its clarity of style

Numerous simple and practical illustrations further help understanding of the text


Highly practical yet authoritative, the new edition of Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology has been thoroughly updated and revised in line with changing health concerns. This successful book continues to outline the tools available to the infectious disease student or clinician seeking a thorough background in the epidemiology of infectious and communicable diseases. Building on many case studies and practical scenarios included, the book then uses the tools learnt to illustrate the fundamental concepts of the study of infectious diseases, such as infection spread, surveillance and control, infectivity, incubation periods, seroepidemiology, and immunity in populations.

  • New edition of this popular book, completely revised and updated
  • Retains the clarity and down-to-earth approach praised in previous editions
  • Successfully combines epidemiological theory with the principles of infectious disease treatment and control
  • A highly experienced author brings a personal and unique approach to this important subject

All students of epidemiology, infectious disease medicine and microbiology will find this text invaluable, ensuring its continued popularity.

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