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  • Transgenesis and the Management of Vector-Borne Diseaseby Serap Aksoy

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Parasitic, bacterial and viral agents continue to challenge the welfare of humans, livestock, wild life and plants worldwide. The public health impact and financial consequences of these diseases are particularly hard on the already overburdened economies of developing countries especially in the tropics. Many of these disease agents utilize insect... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Transfusion Microbiologyby John A. J. Barbara; Fiona A. M. Regan; Marcela Contreras

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 150.00

    This book is a comprehensive resource for all practitioners and researchers involved in transfusion medicine. more...

  • Parasitäre Zoonosenby Wieland Beck; Nikola Pantchev

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 72.69

    Eine Vielzahl von Parasiten führt zu unterschiedlichen Krankheitsbildern bei Tier und Mensch. Profundes Wissen über die Epidemiologie und die Diagnostik von Zoonosen ist für Tierärzte daher unentbehrlich. Der vorliegenden Bild-Text-Atlas liefert mit über 350 klinischen und diagnostischen Abbildungen ein einzigartiges Bildarchiv über parasitäre Zoonosen... 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...

  • Ticksby Alan S. Bowman; Patricia A. Nuttall

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 140.00

    In-depth coverage of ticks, their pathogens and control measures, written by an international collection of experts. more...

  • Genetically Modified Mosquitoes for Malaria Controlby Christophe Boëte

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...