Course: Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

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Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Course

Staff:

Kenrad Nelson

Originally Offered:

Fall 2006

Offered By:

Department of Epidemiology

Course Number:

340.627.81



Description:

Introduces the basic methods for infectious disease epidemiology and case studies of important disease syndromes and entities. Methods include definitions and nomenclature, outbreak investigations, disease surveillance, case-control studies, cohort studies, laboratory diagnosis, molecular epidemiology, dynamics of transmission, and assessment of vaccine field effectiveness. Case-studies focus on acute respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, hepatitis, HIV, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, malaria, and other vector-borne diseases.

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