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Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man.

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By Acha Pedro N., Szyfres Boris. . 700 pages. Pan American Health Organization; , Washington: , 1980.. Price, $15.00. Available from Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office of the World Health Organization., 525 Twenty-third St., N.W., Washington DC 20037: .

Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(4):653. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-93-4-653_5
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Description of 150 communicable diseases grouped according to etiology: bacterioses, mycoses, chlamydioses and rickettsioses, virosis, and parasitic zoonoses. Each description includes synonyms, cause, geographic distribution, occurrence in humans and in animals, source of infection and mode of transmission, role of animals in the epidemiology, diagnosis, control, and a bibliography. Useful quick guide particularly for persons involved in public health programs.


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