Harrison G. Weed, MD
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Weed HG. Emerging Infections 5. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:260. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-136-3-200202050-00024
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;136(3):260.
Scheld WM, Craig WA, Hughes JM, eds. 242 pages. Washington DC: ASM Pr; 2001. $79.95. ISBN 1555812163. Order phone 800-546-2416.
Field of medicine: Infectious diseases, microbiology, and public health.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Infectious diseases physicians, medical microbiologists, hospital epidemiologists, public health officials, and policymakers. Specific chapters are likely to have broader appeal. For example, the chapter on waterborne diseases and hemodialysis may interest nephrologists; the chapter on enterovirus 71 may interest pediatricians and neurologists; the chapter on Mycoplasma pneumoniae is likely to interest most internists; and the chapters on West Nile virus, bioterrorism, and plague and anthrax are likely to interest emergency medicine physicians, primary care physicians, and many in the general public.
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