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Legionella Pneumophila

Pathogenesis and Immunity

Legionella Pneumophila( )
Editor: Hoffman, Paul
Friedman, Herman
Bendinelli, Mauro
Series title:Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $431.95
Book Description:

The volume brings together all of the latest research on this pathogen, the interest in which is rapidly growing. Legionella pneumophila is an emerging human pathogen that resides in natural environments as a parasite of freshwater. There have been major new developments in this field, including the publication of three whole genome sequences and the discovery of a developmental cycle and novel cyst-like highly infectious form.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Bacteriology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23.5 cm
Book Weight:0.355 Kilograms
Author Biography
Paul Hoffman is an American intellectual who has devoted much of his professional life to making the work of serious scholars available to the general public. Hoffman has served as editor of Discover magazine and publisher of Encyclopaedia Brittanica. He has also contributed to such television programs as CBS Sunday Morning and PBS' News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

Hoffman's books include Archimedes' Revenge and The Man who Loved Only Numbers, a popular biography of the mathematician Paul Erdos.


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