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

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 109.28

    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 Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.73

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 168.00

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

  • 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 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...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 463.00

    Systematic synopsis - introduction, glossary, identification keys; systematic synopsis - prosbranchs and pulmonates; snails and schistosomes; other snail-transmitted parasitic infections; the biology of bulinus; snail control; local snail faunas; chemical and physical factors; life cycles and populations; regions, lakes and rivers - biography. more...

  • Olfaction in Mosquito-Host Interactionsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    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...

  • 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...

  • Tickborne Infectious Diseasesby Burke A. Cunha

    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...