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The Resource How do microorganisms become dangerous pathogens?, David P. Clark

How do microorganisms become dangerous pathogens?, David P. Clark

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How do microorganisms become dangerous pathogens?
Title
How do microorganisms become dangerous pathogens?
Statement of responsibility
David P. Clark
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This Element is an excerpt from Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today (ISBN: 9780137019960) by David P. Clark. Meet the "opportunists": the microbes that are poised on the edge of invading you right now. Consider disease from the microbe's viewpoint. Infectious agents vary greatly in their ability to cause harm. Before discussing "professional" diseases, don't forget the "opportunists." When a person is weakened by injury, exposure, or starvation, or if the immune system is malfunctioning, otherwise harmless microbes may cause disease. Such opportunistic diseases have received much attention in connection with AIDS"--Resource description page
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Cataloging source
UMI
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Clark, David P
Dewey number
614.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
R702
LC item number
.C63 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Clark, David P
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  • Diseases and history
  • Epidemics
  • Civilization
  • Human evolution
  • Human genetics
  • Civilization
  • Diseases and history
  • Epidemics
  • Human evolution
  • Human genetics
  • MEDICAL / Forensic Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Preventive Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Public Health
Label
How do microorganisms become dangerous pathogens?, David P. Clark
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
646166238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([7] pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780132102254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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cl0500000070
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646166238
Label
How do microorganisms become dangerous pathogens?, David P. Clark
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
646166238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([7] pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780132102254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000070
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646166238

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