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Emergence and Resurgence of Bacterial Infectious Diseases

Bacteriology

General Epidemiology, Transmission, and Therapy

  1. Ruth L. Berkelman MD1,
  2. Keith P. Klugman MB BCh PhD2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0015

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Berkelman, R. L. and Klugman, K. P. 2010. Emergence and Resurgence of Bacterial Infectious Diseases. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emory University, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 2

    Emory University, Professor of Global Health, The Rollins School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Demographic Changes
  • 2
    International Travel and Commerce
  • 3
    Societal Changes
  • 4
    Changes in Technology
  • 5
    Land-Use Patterns and Ecological Change
  • 6
    Microbial Adaptation and Change
  • 7
    Breakdown of Public-Health Infrastructure
  • 8
    Intent to do Harm: Bioterrorism
  • 9
    Infectious Origins of Chronic Diseases
  • 10
    Summary

Keywords:

  • bacterial infectious diseases-emergence and resurgence;
  • infectious diseases-leading cause of death in developing countries;
  • dramatic increases in international travel and commerce and infectious disease emergence;
  • technology changes and emerging newly recognized pathogens;
  • diarrheal illness outbreaks in child-care centers;
  • advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-major impact on opportunistic infections;
  • ecological changes and tick-borne diseases;
  • microbial adaptation and change