1st Edition

Diagnosis of Pathogenic Microorganisms Causing Infectious Diseases

Edited By Irshad M. Sulaiman Copyright 2024
    318 Pages 13 Color & 12 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    318 Pages 13 Color & 12 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Infectious diseases are caused by the pathogenic microbial organisms. These microbes can multiply and can cause an infection, once they enter the body. Infectious diseases are transmissible, and may cause mild to life-threatening illnesses. It can be airborne, waterborne, foodborne, and soilborne. It can be spread through direct contact (human to human, animal to human). It has also been one of the leading causes of human deaths. Therefore, there is a need to have rapid diagnostic methods to prevent and control these diseases. This book titled “Diagnosis of Pathogenic Microorganisms Causing Infectious Diseases” will help the scientific community to understand the transmission dynamics of some infectious diseases of public health importance.


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    Dr. Irshad M. Sulaiman has been involved in the area of biomedical research focusing on the control and prevention of human-pathogenic microorganisms for over three decades. He obtained his PhD from Delhi University. Dr. Sulaiman joined the U.S. CDC in 1997, and worked until 2008. Since 2008, he is with the U.S. FDA. He has characterized a large number of emerging infectious pathogens isolated from various sources of public health importance. He has developed several novel molecular diagnostic methods, described several new species and genotypes, and published 95 peer-reviewed manuscripts.