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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 four 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 357 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 222 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 and .

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
491 pages, 165 graphs, 2,982 references, 6 MB PDF
2017 edition. Updated January 20, 2017
ISBN: 9781498812948

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