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Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

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Publisher Comments:

This continuing series will explore different diseases to show the science behind how disease-causing organisms affect the body. Microorganisms have plagued humans since the beginning of time, causing debilitating diseases and even death. But how, exactly, do these microorganisms infect and cause disease? The books in this series examine various microbiological scourges that have affected humans as well as the steps that have been taken to identify, isolate, prevent, and eradicate them. Each title will outline the history and treatments of the diseases, highlighting how improvements in prevention and treatment techniques have affected the disease's impact on the world population. Staph bacteria can live harmlessly on many skin surfaces. However, if the skin is punctured or broken, it can enter the body and cause infections.

Book News Annotation:

Beginning with some gruesome stories about staphylococcus aureus infections, this text for high school students goes on to prove that knowledge is power, explaining the sources of the disease as well as its treatment and prevention. Part of the Deadly Diseases Epidemics series, the text gives students a basic understanding of microbiology, immunology and epidemiology. It incorporates photographs, illustrations, suggestions for further reading, a glossary, fact boxes and a list of relevant websites.
Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Beginning with some gruesome stories about staphylococcus aureus infections, this text for high school students goes on to prove that knowledge is power, explaining the sources of the disease as well as its treatment and prevention. Part of the Deadly Diseases Epidemics series, the text gives students a basic understanding of microbiology, immunology and epidemiology. It incorporates photographs, illustrations, suggestions for further reading, a glossary, fact boxes and a list of relevant websites. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780791085080
Editor:
Alcamo, I. Edward
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publications
Editor:
Alcamo, Edward I.
Editor:
Alcamo, I. Edward
Author:
Freeman-Cook, Kevin
Author:
Freeman-Cook, Lisa
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Science
Subject:
Infectious Diseases
Subject:
Staphylococcus aureus infections
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Medical
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Deadly Diseases & Epidemics
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
9.30x6.14x.60 in. 1.01 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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