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  • Vector Biology, Ecology and Controlby Peter W. Atkinson

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    The control of mosquitoes and other insect vectors of human pathogens in an area-wide, environmentally and sustainable way is critical to solving global health problems in the developing world but also to industrialized countries that already have in place efficient vector control programs. The rapid spread of West Nile virus through the United States... more...

  • The Chickens Fight Backby David Waltner-Toews

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95

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

  • Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environmentby Janine M. H. Selendy

    Wiley 2011; US$ 154.95

    Written by authorities from various related specialties, this book presents the most complete treatment possible of the conditions responsible for water- and sanitation-related diseases, the pathogens and their biology, morbidity and mortality resulting from lack of safe water and sanitation, distribution of these diseases, and the conditions that... more...

  • Integrated Vector Managementby Graham Matthews

    Wiley 2011; US$ 128.95

    Diseases transmitted by insects continue to have a major impact on human populations. Malaria, dengue, onchocerciasis, sleeping sickness and leishmaniasis all adversely affect man. Malaria is one of the most important causes of child mortality and reduces economic development in many countries, with agricultural productivity often greatly reduced,... more...

  • Dynamic Models of Infectious Diseasesby Vadrevu Sree Hari Rao; Ravi Durvasula

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    Despite great advances in public health worldwide, insect vector-borne infectious diseases remain a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Diseases that are transmitted by arthropods such as mosquitoes, sand flies, fleas, and ticks affect hundreds of millions of people and account for nearly three million deaths all over the world. In the past there... more...

  • Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectorsby Mary Cameron; Lena Lorenz

    CABI 2013; US$ 160.00

    This title offers comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of non-insecticidal control. Non-insecticidal control measures for vectors of human disease are seeing a resurgence due to concerns over the rapid development and spread of insecticide resistance and environmental impacts. This is a highly topical subject. It covers the theory and... more...

  • Mosquito Eradicationby Richard Russell; Brian Kay

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 69.95

    The story of how the Southern Saltmarsh Mosquito was eradicated from New Zealand through a world first program. more...

  • Microbiology of Waterborne Diseasesby Steven L. Percival; Marylynn V. Yates; David Williams; Rachel Chalmers; Nicholas Gray

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 189.95

    The second edition of Microbiology of Waterborne Diseases describes the diseases associated with water, their causative agents and the ways in which they gain access to water systems. The book is divided into sections covering bacteria, protozoa, and viruses. Other sections detail methods for detecting and identifying waterborne microorganisms,... more...

  • Freshwater Snails Of Africa And Their Medical Importanceby David S Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 441.00

    The first half of this book is primarily a systematic survey of the snails, beginning with glossaries, keys for identification to genera and a checklist of species. This is followed by a synopsis of species, with brief notes on ecology, distribution and parasites. Relationships are then described between snails and schistosomes and with other parasites.... more...

  • Wastewater Pathogensby Michael H. Gerardi; Mel C. Zimmerman

    Wiley 2004; US$ 74.95

    A practical guide to wastewater pathogens The fourth volume in Wiley's Wastewater Microbiology series, Wastewater Pathogens offers wastewater personnel a practical guide that is free of overly technical jargon. Designed especially for operators, the text provides straight facts on the biology of treatment as well as appropriate protective measures.... more...