As strategies to deal with emerging infectious
disease threats are developed, a key component is consideration of special populations, including pregnant women (1).
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More than a dozen major factors have been pegged over the past 10-15 years as existing or potential contributors to infectious
Prusiner of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine launched a bombshell: He suggested that the infectious
agent was a type of protein, which he called a prion.
WHAT: The International Society for Infectious
Diseases (ISID), the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), The European Commission, and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe have come together to convene the world's most renowned scientists, health care workers and leaders in emerging infectious
diseases at the International Meeting on Emerging Disease and Surveillance (IMED) 2007 to address the threats of pandemic influenza and bioterrorism, as well as some of the most important emerging disease threats.
The World Health Organisation estimates that more than 17 million people die of an infectious
disease each year, with many of these acquired in hospitals.
CDC scientists, typically working with like-minded colleagues, identified and characterized several infectious
agents and emerging infectious
diseases; invented devices, tools, and stains for diagnoses and systems for surveillance; demonstrated the value of combining laboratory practices and epidemiology; and through vision and leadership, worked closely with state and local health departments to increase their effectiveness as public health organizations.
diseases are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.
This report provides a worldwide overview of the infectious
disease testing market environment, structure, size and growth.
This report describes the specific segment of the in vitro diagnostics market known as molecular diagnostics testing for infectious
A total of 549,233 infectious
disease cases were reported in December, it said.
This zoonoses theme issue of Emerging Infectious
Diseases (EID) corroborates this finding, presenting reports of zoonotic disease from all comers of the globe, including the People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Slovakia, Indonesia, the United States, Israel, Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Brazil, Algeria, India, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Italy.