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DownloadAbout PDF A Quick Guide to Plague. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Available in Spanish.

DownloadAbout PDF Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevention of plague. Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR, 1996;45(RR-14):1-15.

Dennis DT and Gage JL. Plague. In: Armstrong D and Cohen J (eds.) Infectious Diseases. London: Mosby, Armstrong, and Cohen, 1999.

Dennis, DT, Gratz N, Poland JD, and Tikhomirov E. Plague Manual: Epidemiology, distribution, surveillance and control. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1999.

Campbell GL, Dennis DT. Plague and other Yersinia infections. In: Kasper DL, et al; eds. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine. 14th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 1998:975-83.

Gage KL. Plague. In: Colliers L, Balows A, Sussman M, Hausles WJ, eds. Topley and Wilson’s microbiology and microbiological infections, vol 3. London: Edward Arnold Press, 1998:885-903.

Perry RD, Fetherston JD. Yersinia pestis -- etiologic agent of plague. Clin Microbiol Rev, 1997;10:35-66.

Fritz CL, Dennis DT, Tipple MA, Campbell GL, McCance CR, and Gubler DJ. Surveillance for Pneumonic Plague in the United States During an International Emergency: A Model for Control of Imported Emerging Diseases. Emerging Infectious Diseases 1996;2(1):30-36

Ramalingaswani V. Special section: The plague epidemic of 1994 (India). Current Science, 1996;71(10):781-806.

Butler T. Plague and other Yersinia infections. New York: Plenum Press, 1983.

Barnes AM. Surveillance and control of bubonic plague in the United States. Symp Zool Soc Lond, 1982;50:237-270.

Poland JD, Barnes AM. Plague. In Steele J (ed): Handbook of Zoonoses. Boca Raton, FL:CRC Press, 1979:515-559.

Additional reading:

McNeill WH. Plagues and Peoples. New York: Anchor/Doubleday Publishers, 1998 ( ISBN: 0385121229)

Benenson AS. Control of Communicable Diseases Manual 16th edition. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association, 1995 (ISBN: 0875532225)

Garrett L. The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance. New York: Penguin Books, 1995 (ISBN: 0140250913)

Nourse A. The Fourth Horseman. New York: Pinnacle Books, 1985 (ISBN: 0523424329)



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