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Product Description: The Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Second Edition is a single-volume comprehensive guide to microbiology for the advanced reader. Derived from the six volume e-only Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Third Edition, it bridges the gap between introductory texts and specialized reviews...read more
By Moselio Schaechter (editor)

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9780123749802, titled "Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology" | 2 edition (Academic Pr, August 19, 2009), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: The Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Second Edition is a single-volume comprehensive guide to microbiology for the advanced reader.
9780126213614 | Academic Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $146.00 | About this edition: The Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology aims to provide an affordable and ready access to a large variety of microbiological topics within one set of covers.

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Product Description: Infectious diseases are a global hazard that puts every nation and every person at risk. The recent SARS outbreak is a prime example. Knowing neither geographic nor political borders, often arriving silently and lethally, microbial pathogens constitute a grave threat to the health of humans...read more
By Margaret A. Hamburg (editor), Joshua Lederberg (editor) and Mark S. Smolinski (editor)

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9780309088640 | Natl Academy Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Infectious diseases are a global hazard that puts every nation and every person at risk.

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Product Description: Since smallpox eradication, the science of eradication has changed and with it, our definitions of what diseases are possible to eradicate. However, eradication must not beget complacency. As has been learned from past control or eradication attempts with a variety of viral diseases, from yellow fever to influenza, accidental or intentional reintroduction is a real threat -- one that could strike anywhere and for which we need to be fully prepared...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Stacey Knobler (editor), Joshua Lederberg (editor) and Leslie A. Pray (editor)

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9780309084147 | Natl Academy Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Since smallpox eradication, the science of eradication has changed and with it, our definitions of what diseases are possible to eradicate.

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Product Description: Zoonotic diseases represent one of the leading causes of illness and death from infectious disease. Defined by the World Health Organization, zoonoses are “those diseases and infections that are naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and man with or without an arthropod intermediate...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Tom Burroughs (editor), Stacey Knobler (editor) and Joshua Lederberg (editor)

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9780309083270 | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Zoonotic diseases represent one of the leading causes of illness and death from infectious disease.

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Product Description: In October 1999, the Forum on Emerging Infections of the Institute of Medicine convened a two-day workshop titled “International Aspects of Emerging Infections.†Key representatives from the international community explored the forces that drive emerging infectious diseases to prominence...read more

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9780309071840 | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In October 1999, the Forum on Emerging Infections of the Institute of Medicine convened a two-day workshop titled “International Aspects of Emerging Infections.

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By Robert J. Isfort (editor) and Joshua Lederberg (editor)

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9781573312653 | New York Academy of Sciences, October 1, 2000, cover price $150.00

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9781573312660 | New York Academy of Sciences, September 1, 2000, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: The Forum on Emerging Infections was created in 1996 in response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. The goal of the forum is to provide structured opportunities for representatives from academia, industry, professional and interest groups, and government to examine and discuss scientific and policy issues that relate to research, prevention, detection, and management of emerging infectious diseases...read more
By Jonathan R. Davis (editor) and Joshua Lederberg (editor)

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9780309068291 | Natl Academy Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The Forum on Emerging Infections was created in 1996 in response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.

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Product Description: Edited by the world's leading scientists, the Encyclopedia of Microbiology covers traditional fields of study as well as the latest microbiological research in a clearly written manner. The four-volume, 2,100-page Encyclopedia encompasses many disciplines of the field, including environmental microbiology, genetic and molecular microbiology, medical microbiology, immunology, food and industrial microbiology, and plant science...read more
By Joshua Lederberg (editor)

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9780122268908 | Academic Pr, October 1, 1992, cover price $771.00 | About this edition: Edited by the world's leading scientists, the Encyclopedia of Microbiology covers traditional fields of study as well as the latest microbiological research in a clearly written manner.

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Product Description: foreword by William S. Cohen, U.S. Secretary of Defense Biological weapons pose a horrifying and growing threat to the United States and to the world in general. Revelations about Iraq's weapons research and the plans of the Aum Shinrikyo cult in Japan serve as frightening reminders of the potential for military or terrorist use of biological agents...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joshua Lederberg (editor)

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9780262122160 | Mit Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Examines the medical, scientific and political dimensions of limiting the threat posed by biological weapons.

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9780262621281 | Mit Pr, May 7, 1999, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: foreword by William S.

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Product Description: Antibiotic resistance is neither a surprising nor a new phenomenon. It is an increasingly worrisome situation, however, because resistance is growing and accelerating while the world's tools for combating it decrease in power and number...read more

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9780309060844 | Natl Academy Pr, July 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Antibiotic resistance is neither a surprising nor a new phenomenon.

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Product Description: Infectious diseases remain a leading cause of prolonged illness, premature mortality, and soaring health costs. In the United States in 1995, infectious diseases were the third leading cause of death, right behind heart disease and cancer...read more

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9780309059411 | Natl Academy Pr, December 1, 1997, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Infectious diseases remain a leading cause of prolonged illness, premature mortality, and soaring health costs.

Product Description: Book by Arrow, Kenneth J., Union of Concerned Scientists, Ehrlich, Paul R.

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9780821336359 | World Bank, June 1, 1996, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Book by Arrow, Kenneth J.

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Product Description: The emergence of HIV disease and AIDS, the reemergence of tuberculosis, and the increased opportunity for disease spread through international travel demonstrate the critical importance of global vigilance for infectious diseases...read more

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9780309047418 | Natl Academy Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The emergence of HIV disease and AIDS, the reemergence of tuberculosis, and the increased opportunity for disease spread through international travel demonstrate the critical importance of global vigilance for infectious diseases.

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Product Description: Book by Lederberg, Joshua

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9780824326036 | Annual Reviews, January 1, 1990, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Book by Lederberg, Joshua

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Product Description: Discusses the possible hazards of cancer, birth defects, and genetic changes that might result from indiscriminate use of so-called street drugs, therapeutic drugs of common consumption, or by the interaction of any number of drugs with each other or with environmental pollutants such as pesticides and food additives...read more
By Joshua Lederberg (editor)

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9780262550451 | Mit Pr, September 15, 1971, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Discusses the possible hazards of cancer, birth defects, and genetic changes that might result from indiscriminate use of so-called street drugs, therapeutic drugs of common consumption, or by the interaction of any number of drugs with each other or with environmental pollutants such as pesticides and food additives.

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