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The Resource War and disease : biomedical research on malaria in the twentieth century, Leo B. Slater

War and disease : biomedical research on malaria in the twentieth century, Leo B. Slater

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War and disease : biomedical research on malaria in the twentieth century
Title
War and disease
Title remainder
biomedical research on malaria in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Leo B. Slater
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Malaria is one of the leading killers in the world today. Though drugs against malaria have a long history, attempts to develop novel therapeutics spanned the twentieth century and continue today. In this historical study, Leo B. Slater shows the roots and branches of an enormous drug development project during World War II. Fighting around the globe, American soldiers were at high risk for contracting malaria, yet quinine-a natural cure-became harder to acquire. A U.S. government-funded antimalarial program, initiated by the National Research Council, brought together diverse laboratories and
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slater, Leo Barney
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical issues in health and medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Malaria
  • Malaria
  • Antimalarials
  • Chloroquine
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Antimalarials
  • Malaria
  • Malaria
  • United States
  • Malaria
  • Biomedical Research
  • History, 20th Century
Label
War and disease : biomedical research on malaria in the twentieth century, Leo B. Slater
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Quinine and the environment of disease -- Avian malaria -- New drugs -- Preparing for war -- Cooperation and coordination -- Trust and transition -- Chloroquine, wonder drug -- Lessons learned
Control code
ocn318240469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813546469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtmxd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318240469
Label
War and disease : biomedical research on malaria in the twentieth century, Leo B. Slater
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Quinine and the environment of disease -- Avian malaria -- New drugs -- Preparing for war -- Cooperation and coordination -- Trust and transition -- Chloroquine, wonder drug -- Lessons learned
Control code
ocn318240469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813546469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtmxd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318240469

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