Agents of Bioterrorism : Pathogens and Their Weaponization, Hardback Book

Agents of Bioterrorism : Pathogens and Their Weaponization Hardback

Description

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.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Chemical & biological weapons
  • ISBN: 9780231133463

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