Handbook on Biological Warfare Preparedness

Editors: Flora, S.J.S and Pachauri, Vidhu
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $150.00
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ISBN: 978-0-12-812026-2
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 28
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Handbook on Biological Warfare Preparedness provides detailed information on biological warfare agents and their mode of transmission and spread.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • – Biological warfare agents: History and modern-day relevance
  • – Bacterial biological warfare agents
  • – Toxins as biological warfare agents
  • – Viral agents including threat from emerging viral infections
  • – Advance detection technologies for select biothreat agents
  • – Microfluidics application for detection of biological warfare agents
  • – Collection, storage, and transportation of samples for offsite analysis
  • – Medical management of diseases associated with biological warfare
  • – Protective equipment for protection against biological warfare agents
  • – Environmental sampling and bio-decontamination—Recent progress, challenges, and future direction
  • – Biological and toxin warfare convention: Current status and future prospects
  • – Next generation agents (synthetic agents): Emerging threats and challenges in detection, protection, and decontamination
  • – Genome information of BW agents and their application in biodefence
  • – Planning for protection of civilians against bioterrorism