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Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Bacteriology

General Epidemiology, Transmission, and Therapy

  1. Stephen R. Palmer MA MB Bchir FRCP FFPHM Mansel Talbot Professor of Epidemiology, and Public Health1,
  2. Meirion R. Evans BA MB BCh FRCP FFPH Senior Lecturer2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0013

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Palmer, S. R. and Evans, M. R. 2010. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiff University, Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK

  2. 2

    Cardiff Univeristy, Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and, Public Health, College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Concepts in the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
  • 2
    Epidemiological Methods
  • 3
    Epidemiological Surveillance
  • 4
    The Investigation of Outbreaks
  • 5
    Mathematical Models of Infectious Disease

Keywords:

  • epidemiology of infectious diseases;
  • epidemiology-study of patterns of occurrence and disease cause in populations;
  • case-control study and cohort study;
  • case-case comparison-studying causation of common infectious diseases;
  • epidemiological surveillance;
  • mortality data on communicable diseases;
  • routine serological surveillance;
  • infectious disease outbreak investigation