Bacterial Infections of Humans

Epidemiology and Control

  • Alfred S. Evans
  • Philip S. Brachman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Introduction and Concepts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philip S. Brachman
      Pages 3-12
    3. Alfred S. Evans
      Pages 13-64
    4. Philip S. Brachman
      Pages 65-80
  3. Acute Bacterial Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Fred C. Tenover, John E. McGowan Jr.
      Pages 83-93
    3. Philip S. Brachman, Arnold F. Kaufmann
      Pages 95-107
    4. Gregory L. Armstrong, Jill Hollingsworth, J. Glenn Morris Jr.
      Pages 109-138
    5. Frederick J. Angulo, Michael E. St. Louis
      Pages 139-153
    6. Edward J. Young, Wendell H. Hall
      Pages 155-167
    7. Ban Mishu Allos, David N. Taylor
      Pages 169-190
    8. George P. Schmid
      Pages 191-196
    9. Julius Schachter, E. Russell Alexander
      Pages 197-222
    10. Robert V. Tauxe
      Pages 223-242
    11. Dale N. Gerding, Stuart Johnson
      Pages 243-251
    12. Iain R. B. Hardy
      Pages 253-268
    13. Herbert L. DuPont, John J. Mathewson
      Pages 269-283
    14. James De Maio, Jonathan Zenilman
      Pages 285-304
    15. Joel I. Ward, Constance M. Vadheim
      Pages 305-336

About this book


In Memoriam of Alfred S. Evans This third edition of Bacterial Infections of Humans is dedicated to Alfred Spring Evans, who died on January 21, 1996, 2Yz years after a diagnosis of cancer. Al was the senior editor of this textbook, which he founded with Harry Feldman in 1982. Al was a clinician, epidemiologist, educator, catalyst for biomedical research, historian, author, speaker, seeker of the truth, sincere friend of students, sports enthusiast, traveler, and truly a man of all seasons. He was a devoted husband to Brigette Klug Evans, father of three children, and grandfather of four. Al was born in Buffalo, New York, on August 21,1917, to Ellen Spring and John H. Evans, M.D., one ofthe United States's first anesthesiologists and an early researcher in the field of oxygen therapy. He received his undergraduate training at the University of Michigan; was awarded an M.D. degree in 1943 from the University of Buffalo; interned in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and performed his medical residency at the Goldwater Hospital in New York City. He was in the United States Army from 1944 to 1946, assigned as a public health officer to a base in Okinawa, Japan. It was there that he met Drs.


Public Health antimicrobial bacteria bacterial infection bacterial infections epidemiological epidemiology infection infections

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfred S. Evans
    • 1
  • Philip S. Brachman
    • 2
  1. 1.Late of Yale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Plenum Publishing Corporation 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-45323-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-5327-4
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