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Title Lyme borreliosis : biology, epidemiology, and control / edited by J. Gray [and others]
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK. ; New York : CABI Pub., [2002]
©2002
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Contents History and Characteristics of Lyme Borreliosis / G. Stanek, F. Strle, J. Gray and G.P. Wormser -- Ecological Research on Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato: Terminology and Some Methodological Pitfalls / O. Kahl, L. Gern, L. Eisen, and R.S. Lane -- Molecular and Cellular Biology of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato / S. Bergstrom, L. Noppa, A. Gylfe and Y. Ostberg -- Vectors of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato / L. Eisen and R.S. Lane -- Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in the Vertebrate Host / K. Kurtenbach, S.M. Schafer, S. de Michelis, S. Etti and H.-S. Sewell -- Ecology of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Europe / L. Gern and P.-F. Humair, N.B. Gorelova and Y.V. Kovalevskii -- Ecology of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Japan and East Asia / K. Miyamoto and T. Masuzawa -- Ecology of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in North America / J. Piesman -- Epidemiology of Lyme Borreliosis / E.B. Hayes and M.E. Schriefer -- Environmental Management for Lyme Borreliosis Control / K.C. Stafford and U. Kitron
Summary This book contains 12 chapters. The first chapter outlines the historical and clinical aspects of Lyme borreliosis including descriptions of the disease in humans and domestic animals, and of diagnosis and treatment. The second chapter deals with ecological methods and terminology and chapters 3-5 describe the biology of the spirochaetes and their behaviour in vectors and vertebrates. The next 4 chapters (6-9) concern the ecology of Borrelia burgdorferi in Europe, Russia, South East Asia and North America, and the last 3 chapters (10-12) deal with the application of the biological and ecological attributes of the pathogens to disease epidemiology, vaccine development and ecological management of Lyme borreliosis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Borrelia burgdorferi.
Lyme disease.
Borrelia burgdorferi Group.
Lyme Disease.
Ecology.
Insect Vectors.
Ixodes -- parasitology.
Form Electronic book
Author Gray, J. (Jeremy S.)
ISBN 0851997554 (e-ISBN)
9780851997551 (e-ISBN)