Microorganisms and Bioterrorism


ISBN: 978-0-387-28156-8 (Print) 978-0-387-28159-9 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Biotechnology and the Public Health Response to Bioterrorism

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-29

    Historical Perspectives of Microbial Bioterrorism

  4. Chapter

    Pages 31-38

    The Infectious Disease Physician and Microbial Bioterrorism

  5. Chapter

    Pages 39-61

    Modulation of Innate Immunity to Protect Against Biological Weapon Threat

  6. No Access


    Pages 63-81

    Smallpox: Pathogenesis and Host Immune Responses Relevant to Vaccine and Therapeutic Strategies

  7. No Access


    Pages 83-120

    Bacillus anthracis: Agent of Bioterror and Disease

  8. No Access


    Pages 121-137

    Tularemia Pathogenesis and Immunity

  9. No Access


    Pages 139-153

    Brucella and Bioterrorism

  10. No Access


    Pages 155-179

    Pneumonic Plague

  11. No Access


    Pages 181-208

    Coxiella burnetii, Q Fever, and Bioterrorism

  12. No Access


    Pages 209-226

    Genomic and Proteomic Approaches Against Q Fever

  13. Chapter

    Pages 227-235

    Rickettsia rickettsii and Other Members of the Spotted Fever Group as Potential Bioweapons

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 237-240