Biotechnology and Infectious Diseases

Editor/Author Jude, Brooke A.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Momentum Press

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ISBN: 978-1-60-650903-6
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This text, Biotechnology and Infectious Diseases, will document a core set of infectious agents, as a method of describing ways to update diagnostic and therapeutic tools.

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Table of Contents

  • DEDICATION
  • LIST OF FIGURES
  • LIST OF TABLES
  • LIST OF BOXES
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • 1 INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • 1.1 Infectious Diseases as Wicked Problems
  • 1.2 Defining the Problem of Infectious Disease
  • 1.3 Infectious Disease Structure
  • 1.4 Infectious Disease Environment
  • 1.5 Wicked Pathogens
  • 1.6 Conclusion
  • 2 DEFINING FEATURES OF AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAK
  • 2.1 Characterization of an Infectious Disease Outbreak
  • 2.2 Early Methods of Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance
  • 3 BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR DETECTION, MONITORING, AND SURVEILLANCE
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Culture-Based Detection
  • 3.3 Culture Independent Detection of Pathogens
  • 3.4 Oligonucleotide Detection
  • 3.5 Nanodetection Techniques
  • 3.6 Cellular Sensor Detectors
  • 4 BIOTECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES FOR TREATMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASEA
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Treatment of Symptoms
  • 4.3 Blockade of Pathogen Spread
  • 4.4 Host Genome Editing
  • 4.5 Conclusion
  • 5 BIOTECHNOLOGY AND VACCINE DEVELOPMENT
  • 5.1 Introduction to Immunological Response
  • 5.2 Vaccine Introductions
  • 5.3 Vaccine Types and Targets
  • 5.4 Vaccine Formulation
  • 5.5 Vaccine Adjuvants
  • 5.6 Route of Vaccine Delivery
  • 5.7 Future Vaccine Developments
  • 5.8 Conclusions
  • REFERENCES