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Anthrax : the investigation of a deadly outbreak / by Guillemin, Jeanne,1943-;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-312) and index.
Subjects: Anthrax; Biological weapons; Anthrax; Biological weapons;
© c1999., University of California Press,
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Bioterror : anthrax, influenza, and the future of public health security / by Johnstone, R. William,1953-;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-210) and index.
Subjects: Bioterrorism; Anthrax;
© 2008., Praeger Security International,
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Death in a small package : a short history of anthrax / by Jones, Susan D.,1964-;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-323) and index.Infectivity and fear: charbon and the cursed fields -- Availability: understanding the germ of anthrax -- Transmission: anthrax enters the factory -- Casualty effectiveness: war and anthrax -- Resistance: anthrax, the modern laboratory, and the environment -- Detection and verification: the weapon and the disease -- Epilogue: Stories about anthrax.A disease of soil, animals, and people, anthrax has threatened lives for at least two thousand years. Farmers have long recognized its lasting virulence, but in our time, anthrax has been associated with terrorism and warfare. What accounts for this frightening transformation? Death in a Small Package recounts how this ubiquitous agricultural disease came to be one of the deadliest and most feared biological weapons in the world. --From publisher description.
Subjects: Anthrax; Biological weapons; Anthrax; Biological Warfare Agents;
© ©2010., Johns Hopkins University Press,
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The demon in the freezer : a true story / by Preston, Richard,1954-;
Something in the air -- The dreaming demon -- To Bhola Island -- The other side of the moon -- A woman with a peaceful life -- The demon's eyes -- The anthrax skulls -- Superpox.
Subjects: Jahrling, Peter B.; Smallpox; Anthrax; Bioterrorism; Biological warfare;
© 2003, c2002., Ballantine,
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Lethal agent : a Mitch Rapp novel / by Mills, Kyle,1966-author.; Guidall, George,narrator.; Flynn, Vince,1966-2013,creator.;
Read by George Guidall.A divisive presidential election is complicated by terrorist videos of a kidnapped scientist who is being forced to produce anthrax, catapulting Mitch Rapp into an undercover mission to prevent the weapon from being smuggled into America.
Subjects: Action and adventure fiction.; Political fiction.; Spy fiction.; Thrillers (Fiction); Audiobooks.; Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character); United States. Central Intelligence Agency; Intelligence officers; Biological warfare; Bioterrorism; Terrorism; Terrorists; Political corruption; National security;
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Clinical microbiology made ridiculously simple / by Gladwin, Mark.; Trattler, Bill,author.; Mahan, C. Scott,author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.pt. 1. Bacteria : Bacterial taxonomy ; Cell structures, virulence factors, and toxins ; Bacterial genetics -- Gram-positive bacteria : Streptococcus ; Staphylococcus ; Bacillus and Clostridium (spore-forming rods) ; Corynebacterium and Listeria (non-spore-forming rods -- Gram-negative bacteria : Neisseria ; The enterics ; Hospital-acquired gram negatives ; Haemophilus, Bordetella, and Legionella ; Yersinia, Francisella, Brucella, and Pasteurella ; Chlamydia, Rickettsia, and friends ; Spirochetes -- Acid-fast bacteria : Mycobacterium -- Bacteria without cell walls : Mycoplasma -- Anti-bacterial medications : Penicillin family antibiotics ; Anti-ribosomal antibiotics ; Anti-TB and anti-leprosy antibiotics ; Miscellaneous antibiotics -- pt. 2. Fungi : The fungi ; Anti-fungal medications -- pt. 3. Viruses : Viral replication and taxonomy ; Orthomyxo and Paramyxoviridae ; Hepatitis Veridae ; Retroveridae, HIV, and AIDS ; Herpesviridae (contributing author: John Beigel) ; Rest of the DNA viruses ; Rest of the RNA viruses (contributing authors: Amy Guillet Agrawal and John Beigel ; Anti-viral medications -- pt. 4. Parasites : Protozoans ; Helminths -- pt. 5. Very strange critters : Prions (contributing author: Hans Henrik Larsen)-- pt. 6. The end : Antimicrobial resistance: one step toward the post-antibiotic era? (contributing author: Earnest Alexander) ; The agents of bioterrorism (contributing authors: Luciana Borio and Clarence Lam) -- Bioterrorism defense updates : http://www.medmaster.net/BioterrorismDefense.html -- Atlas of microbiology : http://www.medmaster.net (free download).A brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable approach to clinical microbiology, brimming with mnemonics, humor, summary charts and illustrations, from AIDS to flesh-eating bacteria to ebola, mad cow disease, hantavirus, anthrax, smallpox, botulism, etc. Significant updates.
Subjects: Diagnostic microbiology; Microbiology.; Medical microbiology.; Microbiology; Bacteriology; Fungi.; Viruses; Parasites.; Bacteria;
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False alarm : the truth about the epidemic of fear / by Siegel, Marc(Marc K.);
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-235) and index.Introduction : the fear epidemic -- Why are we so afraid? -- It works for animals but not for us -- Our culture of worry -- Playing politics with fear -- Disasters : real or imagined -- Finding things to worry about -- Profiting from fear -- Anthrax -- Insects, pox, and lethal gas -- SARS -- Flu -- Cows, birds, and humans -- The fear prophets -- Is there a cure for fear?.
Subjects: Fear; Epidemics; Security (Psychology); Social control.;
© c2005., John Wiley & Sons,
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Louis Pasteur / by DebreÌ, P.(Patrice);
Includes bibliographical references (p. [531]-537) and index.My father is a hero -- Crystals: a new law -- The philosopher's stone -- The world of the liquefied forests -- Fermentation and life -- Rue d' Ulm revisited -- The so-called spontaneous generations -- The microscope and the silkworm -- Industrial pasteurization -- A chemist among the doctors -- Anthrax in sheep and chickens -- Culture broths -- From one academy to another -- The wager of Pouilly-le-Fort -- Rabies must be defeated! -- The capstone -- The last life sciences.
Subjects: Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895.; Science; Scientists;
© , Johns Hopkins University Press, c1998.
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The vaccine controversy : the history, use, and safety of vaccinations / by Link, Kurt,1937-;
Includes bibliographical references and index.The immune system and surviving infection -- Vaccine history and types -- Disasters and near misses -- The current controversy: in perspective -- Smallpox vaccine -- Chicken pox vaccine -- Diphtheria vaccine -- Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine -- Tetanus vaccine -- Measles vaccine -- Mumps vaccine -- Rubella vaccine -- Polio vaccine -- Flu vaccine -- H. flu (hib) vaccine -- Pneumococcus vaccine -- Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) vaccine -- Hepatitis A (HAV) vaccine -- BCG: the hunt for a TB vaccine -- Anthrax vaccine -- Special vaccines for travelers, health care workers, and military personnel -- Japanese encephalitis vaccine -- Rabies vaccine -- Vaccines of the future -- HIV vaccines.
Subjects: Vaccination.; Vaccination; Vaccination; Vaccines; Vaccines;
© c2005., Praeger Publishers,
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The annals of unsolved crime / by Epstein, Edward Jay,1935-;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-338) and index."Loners" : but were they alone? The assassination of President Lincoln ; The Reichstag fire ; The Lindbergh kidnapping ; The assassination of Olof Palme ; The anthrax attack on America ; The Pope's assassin -- Suicide, accident, or disguised murder? The Mayerling incident ; Who killed God's banker? ; The death of Dag Hammarskjöld ; The strange death of Marilyn Monroe ; The crash of Enrico Mattei ; The disappearance of Lin Biao ; The elimination of General Zia ; The submerged spy -- Cold case file. Jack the Ripper ; The Harry Oakes murder ; The Black Dahlia ; The pursuit of Dr. Sam Sheppard ; The killing of JonBenet Ramsey ; The Zodiac ; The vanishing of Jimmy Hoffa -- Crimes of state. Death in Ukraine : the case of the headless journalist ; The Dubai hit ; The Beirut assassination ; Who assassinated Anna Politkovskaya? ; Blowing up Bhutto ; The case of the radioactive corpse ; The godfather contract ; The vanishings -- Solved or unsolved? The Oklahoma City bombing ; The O.J. Simpson nullification ; Bringing down DSK ; The MacDonald massacre ; The Knox ordeal -- The enduring mystery of the JFK assassination.The product of more than 40 years of investigative work: an insightful guide to some of the most controversial and mysterious crimes of the last 200 years Edward Jay Epstein's book on the Kennedy assassination" Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth" was one of the first books on the case and an instant bestseller. After interviewing every member of the Warren Commission, Epstein concluded that enough remained uninvestigated that conspiracy theories would persist for years. Ever since, Epstein has remained a skeptic--and a dogged investigator.
Subjects: Assassination; Assassination; Criminal investigation.;
© [2012], Melville House,
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