Agents of Bioterrorism : Pathogens and Their Weaponization Hardback
This new work offers a clear and thorough account of the threats posed by bioterrorism from the perspective of biologists.
The authors examine thirteen disease-causing agents, including those responsible for anthrax, the plague, smallpox, influenza, and SARS.
Each chapter considers a particular pathogen from the standpoint of its history, molecular biology, pathology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, weaponization, and defenses.
The book also examines strategies for making vaccines and protecting the population in a bioterror attack.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 376 pages
- Publisher: Columbia University Press
- Publication Date: 30/09/2005
- Category: Chemical & biological weapons
- ISBN: 9780231133463
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