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Author Goddard, Jerome.

Title Infectious diseases and arthropods / Jerome Goddard
Edition Second edition
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 251 pages) : illustrations
Series Infectious disease
Infectious disease (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Arthropods and Health; Dynamics of Arthropod-Borne Diseases; Mosquito-Borne Diseases; Tick-Borne Diseases; Flea-Borne Diseases; Sand Fly-Transmitted Diseases; Miscellaneous Vector-Borne Diseases; Bed Bugs: Do They Transmit Diseases?; Why Mosquitoes and Other Arthropods Cannot Transmit HIV; Brown Recluse Bites: Facts and Fables; Fire Ant Attacks on Humans; Medical Conditions Caused by Arthropod Stings or Bites; Myiasis; Imaginary Insect or Mite Infestations
Summary Covers mosquito, tick, and flea-borne diseases, and a variety of other miscellaneous vector-borne diseases, including Chagas' disease, African sleeping sickness, onchocerciasis, scrub typhus, and louse-borne infections. This work provides for each disease a description of the vector involved, notes on its biology and ecology and distribution maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arboviruses.
Arthropod vectors.
Protozoan diseases.
Arthropod Vectors.
Arbovirus Infections.
Protozoan Infections.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008931171
ISBN 1603273999 (Cloth)
9781603273992 (Cloth)