Unseen life on Earth. an introduction to microbiology / 12, Microbes and human diseases

Examines how microbes come into contact with humans, the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the world, how scientists track the spread of infectious diseases, and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.

Corporate Author: Oregon Public Broadcasting., Baker & Simon Associates., Annenberg/CPB Project.
Other Authors: Leinfelder, Jim., Brunelle, Lynn., Booth, John., Tortora, Gerard J.
Language: English
Published: South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2000.
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Notes: Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005)
Streaming video (27 min.)
Filmed on location in national laboratories, hospital operating rooms and African villages, series also features scanning electron micrographs, time-lapse photography, photomicroscopy, and fully realized computer animation linked by compelling narratives of the lives and discoveries of microbiologists.
Coordinated with "Microbiology : an introduction," 6th edition, by Tortora, Funke and Case.
Closed-captioned.
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Summary: Examines how microbes come into contact with humans, the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the world, how scientists track the spread of infectious diseases, and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.
How microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the globe, are examined here. Students learn about current efforts to track infectious diseases and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.
May be used in conjunction with Telecourse Faculty Guide for Unseen Life on Earth : An Introduction to Microbiology.
Item Description: Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005)
Streaming video (27 min.)
Filmed on location in national laboratories, hospital operating rooms and African villages, series also features scanning electron micrographs, time-lapse photography, photomicroscopy, and fully realized computer animation linked by compelling narratives of the lives and discoveries of microbiologists.
Coordinated with "Microbiology : an introduction," 6th edition, by Tortora, Funke and Case.
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : digital, WMF file (332 Kbps), sd., col.
Format: Streaming video; requires Windows Media Player or equivalent.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Production Credits: Series writer, Lynn Brunelle ; series producer, John Booth.