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Infectious Diseases of Australia

Infectious Diseases of Australia

Infectious Diseases of Australia is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each chapter is divided into three sections:

1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Status of the disease in Australia
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of Australia follows the diseases chapters.

There are 358 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 221 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Australia. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Australia and have not been included in this book.

Australia disease notes include separate sections on Christmas Island and Norfolk Island.

In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from Australia are included.

Price: $49.99 special $39.99
551 pages , 165 graphs , 3,407 references
2019 edition. 9 MB PDF, 5 MB EPUB, 13 MB MOBI
Updated January 24, 2019. ISBN: 9781498821346

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