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Field Epidemiology

Michael Gregg


This book has a mission of describing the application of basic epidemiologic principles in real time, place, and person to solve problems of an urgent or emergency nature. Based on decades of experience in both infectious and non-infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this book describes the distinct approach, tasks, and actions needed for successful field investigations. Guidance is given on such issues as how to perform surveillance, manage, and execute field investigations, collect and analyze data, perform surveys, adapt a personal computer for field use, an ... More

Keywords: infectious diseases, non-infectious diseases, surveillance, field investigations, data, surveys, media, field studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195313802
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313802.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Gregg, author
Viral Disease Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention