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  • One Healthby Ronald M. Atlas; Stanley Maloy

    ASM Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Emerging infectious diseases are often due to environmental disruption, which exposes microbes to a different niche that selects for new virulence traits and facilitates transmission between animals and humans. Thus, health of humans also depends upon health of animals and the environment ? a concept called One Health. This book presents core concepts,... more...

  • Ecology of parasite-vector interactionsby Willem Takken; Sander Koenraadt

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Genetically Modified Mosquitoes for Malaria Controlby Christophe BoŽte

    Landes Bioscience 2006; US$ 139.00

    Despite a century of research and attempts to control one of the deadliest foes of mankind, the malaria situation remains a major public health problem. Obviously biological explanations (the resistance of parasites and mosquitoes against available drugs and insecticides respectively) are often given, but they remain partial and incomplete. Indeed,... more...

  • Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Healthby C.N.L. Macpherson; F.X. Meslin; A.I. Wandeler

    CABI 2000; US$ 160.00

    Both domestic and wild dogs are potential carriers of many disease organisms that can infect humans and hence constitute a risk to public health. This book addresses this issue on a international basis. more...

  • Human Viruses in Waterby Albert Bosch

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 114.00

    This book provides overviews and updates on basic research, diagnosis, epidemiology, and public health on enteric viruses, as well as on treatment and intervention to prevent their waterborne transmission. Data are presented and interpreted by leading researchers in the field in 13 chapters. An essential resource for virologists, epidemiologists, medical... more...

  • Zoonosesby Martin Shakespeare

    Pharmaceutical Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    Zoonoses have growing worldwide significance posing a constant challenge to healthcare and society. Since publication of the first edition, there has been an increased awareness of zoonoses amongst healthcare professionals, governments and the public, and this timely book responds to the growing necessity for information. Due to several changes in... more...

  • Simian Virologyby Alexander F. Voevodin; Preston A. Marx

    Wiley 2009; US$ 255.99

    Simian Virology is the first text to comprehensively cover all currently known simian viruses. Chapters provide an overview of nonhuman primate models of medically important viral diseases as well as natural infections of nonhuman primates with human and animal viruses. The text covers a variety of topics including primate models of medically important... more...

  • Olfaction in Mosquito-Host Interactionsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    This new work contains the first integrated discussion of the role of olfaction in mosquito-host interactions. It covers the practical applications of this knowledge in attempting to control malaria as a problem for world health. The volume begins with a general overview of mosquito life cycle styles and how odour-mediated host location fits into the... more...

  • Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Waterby Franca Palumbo; Giuliano Ziglio; André Van der Beken;

    Wiley 2008; US$ 330.00

    Series Preface. Preface. The Series Editor - Philippe Quevauviller. List of Contributors. Part One: Sanitary and Technical Aspects. Presence of Algae, Protozoa, Helminths in the Water Environment: Significance, Sanitary Implications and Preventive Measures (Kanitz and Franco). Water Potabilization Plant in the Presence of Algae,... more...

  • The Chickens Fight Backby David Waltner-Toews

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95

    Emerging diseases like mad cow, SARS, and avian flu are ó for the moment, at least ó far more prevalent in animals than in humans. Still, the knowledge that measles, TB, and smallpox were at one time ďemerging? diseases that eventually made a permanent, and quite deadly, jump to humans gives epidemiologists pause. This book examines the various groups... more...