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Modern infectious disease epidemiology / by Johan Giesecke.

Author/Creator:
Giesecke, Johan, author.
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication:
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 233 pages ; 27 cm
Subjects:
Communicable diseases.
Epidemiology.
Medical subjects:
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Contents:
What is special about infectious disease epidemiology?
Definitions
Descriptive epidemiology
Risk, relative risk, and attack rate
The case-control study : odds, odds ratio ; the concept of confounding
The cohort study : rates. ; the concept of bias
The cohort study: rates ; the concept of bias
Clinical epidemiology : sensitivity, specificity, misclassification
Multivariate analysis and interaction
Survival analysis
Mathematical models for epidemics
Detection and analysis of outbreaks
Routine surveillance of infectious diseases
Measuring infectivity
Studying the natural history of infectious diseases
Seroepidemiology
The study of contact patterns
Methods to decide whether or not an illness is infectious
The epidemiology of vaccination
The use of subtyping.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138704633
1138704636
9781444180022
1444180029
9781315222714
OCLC:
812255962
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