The Resource Dynamic models of infectious diseases, Volume 2, Non vector-borne diseases, V. Sree Hari Rao, Ravi Durvasula, editors

Dynamic models of infectious diseases, Volume 2, Non vector-borne diseases, V. Sree Hari Rao, Ravi Durvasula, editors

Label
Dynamic models of infectious diseases, Volume 2, Non vector-borne diseases
Title
Dynamic models of infectious diseases
Title number
Volume 2
Title part
Non vector-borne diseases
Statement of responsibility
V. Sree Hari Rao, Ravi Durvasula, editors
Title variation
Non vector-borne diseases
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Though great advances in public health are witnessed world over in recent years, infectious diseases, besides insect vector-borne infectious diseases remain a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Control of the epidemics caused by the non-vector borne diseases such as tuberculosis, avian influenza (H5N1), and cryptococcus gattii, have left a very little hope in the past. The advancement of research in science and technology has paved way for the development of new tools and methodologies to fight against these diseases. In particular, intelligent technology and machine-learning based methodologies have rendered useful in developing more accurate predictive tools for the early diagnosis of these diseases. In all these endeavors the main focus is the understanding that the process of transmission of an infectious disease is nonlinear (not necessarily linear) and dynamical in character. This concept compels the appropriate quantification of the vital parameters that govern these dynamics. This book is ideal for a general science and engineering audience requiring an in-depth exposure to current issues, ideas, methods, and models. The topics discussed serve as a useful reference to clinical experts, health scientists, public health administrators, medical practioners, and senior undergraduate and graduate students in applied mathematics, biology, bioinformatics, and epidemiology, medicine and health sciences
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
616.901/5118
Index
index present
LC call number
RA643
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sree Hari Rao, Vadrevu
  • Durvasula, Ravi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable diseases
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Contagious
  • MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
  • MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Diseases
  • MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Computer Simulation
Label
Dynamic models of infectious diseases, Volume 2, Non vector-borne diseases, V. Sree Hari Rao, Ravi Durvasula, editors
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9224-5
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Control of Infectious Diseases: Dynamics and Informatics -- Evaluating the evolutionary dynamics of viral populations -- Percolation Methods for Seir Epidemics on Graphs -- Dynamics of tuberculosis in a developing country: Nigeria as a case study -- Component Signaling Systems of M. tuberculosis: Regulators of Pathogenicity and More -- Mycobacterium tuberculosis evolution, host-pathogen interactions and implications for tuberculosis control -- Trends in HIV transmission according to differences in numbers of sexual partnerships among men who have sex with men in China -- The Impact of Cryptococcus gattii with a Focus on the Outbreak in North America -- Modeling the Spread and Outbreak Dynamics of Avian Influenza (H5N1) Virus and its Possible Control -- Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461492245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 4432185-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4432185
  • (Sirsi) o864752294
  • (OCoLC)864752294
Label
Dynamic models of infectious diseases, Volume 2, Non vector-borne diseases, V. Sree Hari Rao, Ravi Durvasula, editors
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9224-5
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Control of Infectious Diseases: Dynamics and Informatics -- Evaluating the evolutionary dynamics of viral populations -- Percolation Methods for Seir Epidemics on Graphs -- Dynamics of tuberculosis in a developing country: Nigeria as a case study -- Component Signaling Systems of M. tuberculosis: Regulators of Pathogenicity and More -- Mycobacterium tuberculosis evolution, host-pathogen interactions and implications for tuberculosis control -- Trends in HIV transmission according to differences in numbers of sexual partnerships among men who have sex with men in China -- The Impact of Cryptococcus gattii with a Focus on the Outbreak in North America -- Modeling the Spread and Outbreak Dynamics of Avian Influenza (H5N1) Virus and its Possible Control -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461492245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 4432185-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4432185
  • (Sirsi) o864752294
  • (OCoLC)864752294

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