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Title Vaccines : a biography / edited by Andrew W. Artenstein.
Imprint New York ; London : Springer, 2010.

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Subject Vaccines.
Vaccination -- History.
Vaccines -- history.
History of Medicine.
Alt Name Artenstein, Andrew W.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 401 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Vaccinology in context : the historical burden of infectious diseases / Andrew W. Artenstein -- Smallpox / Andrew W. Artenstein -- A brief history of microbiology and immunology / Steven M. Opal -- Anthrax / Peter C.B. Turnbull -- Rabies / Herve Bourhy, Annick Perrot, and Jean-Marc Cavaillon -- Killed vaccines : cholera, typhoid, and plague / Charles C.J. Carpenter and Richard B. Hornick -- Toxoid vaccines / John D. Grabenstein -- Tuberculosis and BCG / Marina Gheorghiu, Micheline Lagranderie, and Anne-Marie Balazuc -- The discovery of viruses and the evolution of vaccinology / Nicholas C. Artenstein and Andrew W. Artenstein -- Yellow fever / Thomas P. Monath -- Influenza / Andrew W. Artenstein -- Polio / David Oshinsky -- Measles, mumps, and rubella / Kathleen M. Gallagher [and others] -- Diseases of military importance / Alan Cross and Phil Russell -- Varicella and zoster / Anne A. Gershon -- Polysaccharide vaccines / Andrew W. Artenstein -- Hepatitis B / Baruch S. Blumberg -- Japanese encephalitis / Scott B. Halstead -- Hepatitis A / Leonard N. Binn and Stanley M. Lemon -- Rotavirus / Penelope H. Dennehy -- Human papillomaviruses / Ian H. Frazer -- The future of vaccine discovery and development / Adel Mahmoud.
Summary The History and Biography of Vaccines against Infectious Diseases is a multi-authored book, written for an academic audience but accessible to a general readership as well. The book examines the human stories that underlie the development of vaccines against infectious diseases. Each chapter traces the lineage of a vaccine by examining the people behind the scientific hypotheses and discoveries that led to vaccine breakthroughs. These stories are firmly anchored in their historical context, as the "biography" of a vaccine generally has its origins in a medical problem rooted within a social co.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441911087
1441911081
9781441911070
1441911073
OCLC # 567139633
Additional Format Print version: Vaccines. New York ; London : Springer, 2010 9781441911070 1441911073 (OCoLC)434563431


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