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  • Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Healthby A. Dufour

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 108.00

    Domestic animals contaminate recreational waters and drinking-water sources with excreta and pathogens; but this threat to public health is inadequately understood and is insufficiently addressed in regulations. More than 85% of the world's faecal wastes is from domestic animals such as poultry cattle sheep and pigs. These animals harbor zoonotic... more...

  • Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Futureby Radford Davis

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00

    This book explains how animals shape our lives and our health, providing evidence that a "One Health" approach is the only logical methodology for advancing human health in the future. more...

  • Arthropods as Vectors of Emerging Diseasesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Beasts of the Earthby E. Fuller Torrey; Robert H. Yolken

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 26.96

    Humans have lived in close proximity to other animals for thousands of years. Recent scientific studies have even shown that the presence of animals has a positive effect on our physical and mental health. People with pets typically have lower blood pressure, show fewer symptoms of depression, and tend to get more exercise. But there is a darker... 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...

  • Biology of Disease Vectorsby William H. Marquardt

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 133.00

    Biology of Disease Vectors presents a comprehensive and advanced discussion of disease vectors and what the future may hold for their control. This edition examines the control of disease vectors through topics such as general biological requirements of vectors, epidemiology, physiology and molecular biology, genetics, principles of control and insecticide... 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...

  • Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Waterby Franca Palumbo; Giuliano Ziglio; André Van der Beken;

    Wiley 2008; US$ 330.00

    This is the second book in the Water Quality Measurement Series. It focuses on the analytical aspects related to epidemiology, toxicology, sanitary, engineering and plant technology to provide an integrated and clear strategy for carrying out surveillance, quality control, prevention and remedial measures. * Contains a significant number of tables,... more...