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  • Handbook for Integrated Vector Managementby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasitesby Sven Klimpel; Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book gathers contributions by 16 international authors on the phenomenon ??bats,? shedding some light on their morphology, the feeding behaviors (insects, fruits, blood) of different groups, their potential and confirmed transmissions of agents of diseases, their endo- and ectoparasites, as well as countless myths surrounding their lifestyle... more...

  • Genetically Modified Mosquitoes for Malaria Controlby Christophe Bote

    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...

  • Bridging laboratory and field research for genetic control of disease vectorsby B.G.J. Knols; C. Louis

    Springer 2006; US$ 94.95

    Research on genetic control of disease-transmitting insects knows two kinds of scientists: those that work in the laboratory and those known as 'field people'. This book brings together a representation of both molecular and ecological research and includes a significant number of researchers from disease-endemic countries. more...

  • Human Viruses in Waterby Albert Bosch

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Infectious Diseases and Arthropodsby Jerome Goddard

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    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. This work provides for each disease a description of the vector involved, notes on its biology and ecology and distribution maps. more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 247.99

    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...

  • Zoonosesby Martin Shakespeare

    Pharmaceutical Press 2009; US$ 63.00

    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...

  • 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...