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  • Bats and Virusesby Lin-Fa Wang; Christopher Cowled

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    Approximately 75% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, and the rate of emergence of zoonotic diseases is on the rise. Bats are being increasingly recognised as an important reservoir of zoonotic viruses of different families, including SARS coronavirus, Nipah virus, Hendra virus and Ebola virus. Understanding bats’ role in emerging... more...

  • Rearing Animal and Plant Pathogen Vectorsby Karl Maramorosch; Farida Mahmood

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    This book provides an integrated description of methods used to rear vectors of human, higher animal, and plant pathogens in the laboratory. It deals with diverse subject areas, and contains descriptions of standard, as well as highly specialized, methods used by medical, veterinary, entomology, and plant pathology experts. The text brings together... 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...

  • The Mosquito Bookby Brett Ortler

    Adventure Publications 2014; US$ 6.99

    This book contains everything you need to understand and avoid mosquitoes, including a review of CDC-recommended repellents and products. more...

  • Insight into Influenza Viruses of Animals and Humansby Sanjay Kapoor; Kuldeep Dhama

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book provides salient information on all aspects of influenza/flu viruses affecting animals and humans. It specifically reviews the properties and replication of influenza viruses; their evolution and emergence; epidemiology; role of migratory birds in disease transmission; clinical signs in humans, animals and poultry; pathogenesis and pathogenicity;... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasitesby

    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...

  • The Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomologyby R.C. Russell; D. Otranto; R.L. Wall

    CABI 2013; US$ 240.00

    Arthropod transmitted infections continue to be a front-line issue in all regions of the world. Understanding the insects that transmit diseases, the mechanisms of infection and the resulting diseases is vital to doctors, veterinarians, public health workers and disease control agencies. This major reference examines the biology, classification and... more...