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Chapter 68 - Plague

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 July 2018

Rachel L. Chin
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Bradley W. Frazee
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Zlatan Coralic
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco
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Borio, L. L., Henderson, A. H., and Hynes, N. A. Bioterrorism: An Overview in Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R., and Blaser, M. J. (eds.), Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th edn. (Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2015), pp. 178–90.Google Scholar
Mead, P. S. Yersinia species (including plague) in Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R., and Blaser, M. J. (eds.), Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th edn. (Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2015), pp. 2608–18.Google Scholar
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP). Plague: current, comprehensive information on pathogenesis, microbiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis, available at www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/bt/plague (accessed March 2, 2018).Google Scholar
Inglesby, T. V., Dennis, D. T., Henderson, D. A., et al. Plague as a biological weapon: medical and public health management. Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. JAMA 2000; 283(17): 2281–90.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Borio, L. L., Henderson, A. H., and Hynes, N. A. Bioterrorism: An Overview in Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R., and Blaser, M. J. (eds.), Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th edn. (Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2015), pp. 178–90.Google Scholar
Mead, P. S. Yersinia species (including plague) in Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R., and Blaser, M. J. (eds.), Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th edn. (Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2015), pp. 2608–18.Google Scholar
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP). Plague: current, comprehensive information on pathogenesis, microbiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis, available at www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/bt/plague (accessed March 2, 2018).Google Scholar
Inglesby, T. V., Dennis, D. T., Henderson, D. A., et al. Plague as a biological weapon: medical and public health management. Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. JAMA 2000; 283(17): 2281–90.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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