Evolution of Infectious Disease (BOK)

Paul W. Ewald

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This ground-breaking work is the first book to present a Darwinian perspective on infectious disease. It views disease-producing bacteria and viruses as parasites and explains the history of disease as a host-parasite relationship, one which can evolve in many different ways and with radically different effects on the host population. The author's evolutionary approach is interdisciplinary, drawing on theory and example from the fields of epidemiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, physiology, evolutionary ecology, and the ecology of populations and communities.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1997 Forfatter Paul W. Ewald
Forlag
BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND
ISBN 9780195111392
Antall sider 320 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 23,4cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 484 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Infectious & contagious diseases, Medical microbiology & virology, Epidemiology & medical statistics