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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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 (e.g.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00
This book discusses the transmission of agents of disease (prions, viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites) by means of vectors belonging to licking or blood-sucking arthropods including mites, ticks and insects that live near or among humans and their houses. more...
- Springer New York 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...
- Springer Netherlands 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...
- 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...
- Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 66.23
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...
- 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...
- 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...