Preface; Contributors; Part I Background; An Introduction to Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases; L. Scott Chavers and Sten Vermund; Microbial Resistance to Antibiotics; Stephan Harbarth; Categories and Highlights of Significant Current Emerging Infectious Diseases; Felissa R. Lashley; Part II Specific Diseases; Cholera; Laurie J. Singel and Felissa R. Lashley; Cryptosporidiosis; Jeanne Beauchamp Hewitt.
Felissa R. Lashley, PhD, RN, FABMGG, is former dean and professor at the College of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Prior to that, she was a dean and professor at the Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville and a clinical professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University--Springfield. She is the first nurse to be certified as a PhD medical geneticist by the American Board of Medical Genetics, and is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. She began her practice of genetic evaluation and counseling in 1973.
"This new work updates the highly regarded first edition...and is equally excellent. It offers a wealth of timely information about a variety of emerging and reemerging infections...This is an excellent reference for anyone interested in emerging infections, and will be a valuable resource for health science students, especially those in nursing and public health....Highly recommended. Upper-level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners."