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Infectious Diseases and Arthropods

  • Jerome¬†Goddard

Part of the Infectious Disease book series (ID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Arthropods and Human Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 3-16
    3. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 17-26
  3. Major Arthropod-Borne Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 29-76
    3. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 77-124
    4. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 125-138
    5. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 139-149
    6. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 151-173
  4. Other Arthropod-Caused or -Related Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 177-186
    3. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 187-191
    4. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 201-202
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 203-231

About this book

Introduction

Jerome Goddard summarizes the latest thinking about the biological, entomological, and clinical aspects of the major vector-borne diseases around the world. His book 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. The author provides for each disease a description of the vector involved, notes on its biology and ecology, distribution maps, and general clinical guidelines for treatment and control. At a time when vector-borne diseases are spreading evermore widely, Infectious Diseases and Arthropods provides physicians, infectious disease specialists, medical entomologists, and public health officials with an up-to-date, readily accessible, gold-standard reference source.

Keywords

Chikungunya Dengue Erlichiosis Leishmaniasis Lyme disease Malaria Rocky Mountain spotted fever Tularemia Yellow fever infection infections infectious infectious disease infectious diseases

Authors and affiliations

  • Jerome¬†Goddard
    • 1
  1. 1.Mississippi Department of HealthUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA

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