2012

New Frontiers of Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2113-5 (Print) 978-94-007-2114-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Methods and tools in molecular epidemiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 9-25

      Molecular Typing of Bacterial Pathogens: A Tool for the Epidemiological Study and Control of Infectious Diseases

  4. Contribution of population genetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 29-43

      Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases

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      Pages 45-76

      Population Genetics and Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

  5. Contribution of population and evolutionary epidemiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-101

      Modelling the Dynamics of Host-Parasite Interactions: Basic Principles

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      Pages 103-121

      Evolution of Virulence: Intuitions and Models

  6. Case studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-147

      Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis

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      Pages 149-178

      Pneumocystis Molecular Phylogeny: A Way to Understand Both Pneumocystosis Natural History and Host Taxonomy

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      Pages 179-216

      Hantavirus Genetic Diversity

  7. New integrations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 219-237

      Nasal carriage of Methicillin-Resistant Coagulase-Negative Staphylocococci: A Reservoir of mecA Gene for Staphylococcus aureus

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      Pages 239-254

      Molecular Knowledge of Mechanisms of Helminth Resistance: Importance for Diagnostic and Epidemiology

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 255-290

      Molecular Epidemiology of Disease Resistance Genes with Perspectives for Researches on Biological Invasions and Hybrid Zones

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 291-309

      How Does Biodiversity Influence the Ecology of Infectious Disease?

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 311-332

      Epidemiological Interaction at the Wildlife/Livestock/Human Interface: Can We Anticipate Emerging Infectious Diseases in Their Hotspots? A Framework for Understanding Emerging Diseases Processes in Their Hot Spots

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      Pages 333-335

      Conclusion

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 337-340