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- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 8.99
Describes all common, North America ticks and tick-related diseases, including symptoms and treatment. Learn how to avoid ticks, and how to remove them if they become attached. Maps show the geographic distribution of these disease carriers. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95 US$ 129.96
Approximately 75% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, and the rate of emergence of zoonotic diseases is on the rise. Bats are being increasingly recognised as an important reservoir of zoonotic viruses of different families, including SARS coronavirus, Nipah virus, Hendra virus and Ebola virus. Understanding bats’ role in emerging... more...
- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 117.00
Worldwide, the popularity of recreational activities which involve contact with water is continuing to grow. Moreover, ease of travel and change in human behaviour has altered the use of water for recreational purposes. Users should be aware that recreational exposures to pathogens may result in disease. Susceptible populations including people with... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 210.40
This book highlights advances made in parasite transmission modeling, including developments in conceptual frameworks and modeling tools. It also identifies problems that still need to be addressed and details ways forward for addressing these questions. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
Modern research shows us that disease and health of animals and people are intrinsically connected. The condition of the environment we share with animals is now understood to be a primary factor in establishing the health of both humans and animals. This concept is the basis of the One Health movement, which strives to expand interdisciplinary collaborations... more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 108.00
Domestic animals contaminate recreational waters and drinking-water sources with excreta and pathogens; but this threat to public health is inadequately understood and is insufficiently addressed in regulations. More than 85% of the world's faecal wastes is from domestic animals such as poultry cattle sheep and pigs. These animals harbor zoonotic... more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 24.00
Integrated vector management (IVM) is a rational decision-making process foroptimal use of resources for vector control. The aim of the IVM approach is tocontribute to achievement of the global targets set for vector-borne disease control bymaking vector control more efficient cost-effective ecologically sound andsustainable. Use of IVM helps vector... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 139.95
This book is the first to deal exclusively with tickborne infectious diseases in a single source, including comprehensive coverage of babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, relapsing fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Colorado tick fever, with a special emphasis on Lyme disease. Explains how to obtain reliable and objective laboratory confirmation of clinical... more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 99.39
This book provides a rapid overview of recent developments in the field of parasite-vector interactions and examines how this can be used for more effective and sustainable disease control. more...