Infectious Diseases and Arthropods
  • Release Date : 06 January 2009
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Categories : Medical
  • Pages : 251 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 1603274006
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603274005
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Synopsis : Infectious Diseases and Arthropods written by Jerome Goddard, published by Springer Science & Business Media which was released on 06 January 2009. Download Infectious Diseases and Arthropods Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. In this second edition of Infectious Diseases and Arthropods, Jerome Goddard summarizes the latest thinking about the biological, entomological, and clinical aspects of the major vector-borne diseases around the world. His book covers mosquito-, tick-, and flea-borne diseases, and a variety of other miscellaneous vector-borne diseases, including Chagas' disease, African sleeping sickness, onchocerciasis, scrub typhus, and louse-borne infections. The author provides for each disease a description of the vector involved, notes on its biology and ecology, distribution maps, and general clinical guidelines for treatment and control. Among the diseases fully discussed are malaria, dengue and yellow fevers, lymphatic filariasis, spotted fevers, ehrlichiosis, lyme disease, tularemia, and plague. Other arthropod-caused or related problems-such as myiasis, imaginary insect or mite infestations, and arthropod stings and bites-are also treated. At a time when vector-borne diseases are spreading ever more widely, Infectious Diseases and Arthropods provides physicians, infectious disease specialists, medical entomologists, and public health officials with an up-to-date, readily accessible, gold-standard reference source.

Vector-Borne Diseases

Vector-Borne Diseases

Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
Publisher : National Academies Press
Category : Medical
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