Arthropod Borne Diseases

  • Carlos Brisola Marcondes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carlos Brisola Marcondes
      Pages 3-5
    3. William K. Reisen
      Pages 7-34
    4. Carlos Brisola Marcondes
      Pages 35-46
    5. Carlos Brisola Marcondes, Iliano V. Coutinho-Abreu, Jesus Valenzuela, Hilary Hurd
      Pages 47-57
  3. Diseases Transmitted by Arthropods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Marta S. Contigiani, Luis A. Diaz, Lorena I. Spinsanti
      Pages 61-71
    3. Marta S Contigiani, Luis A. Diaz, Lorena Spinsanti
      Pages 73-88
    4. Pedro F. C. Vasconcelos
      Pages 89-99
    5. Pedro F. C. Vasconcelos
      Pages 101-113
    6. Marta S. Contigiani, Luis A. Diaz
      Pages 115-135
    7. Marta S. Contigiani, Luis A. Diaz, Laura B. Tauro
      Pages 137-154
    8. Tereza Cristina Leal-Balbino, Maria Betânia Melo de Oliveira, Maria Paloma Silva de Barros, Marise Sobreira, Vladimir da Mota Silveira-Filho
      Pages 155-170
    9. Maria Ogrzewalska, Tatiana Rozental, Alexsandra R. M. Favacho, Maria Angélica Monteiro de Mello Mares-Guia
      Pages 171-191
    10. Cláudio Mafra, Carlos Emmanuel Montandon
      Pages 193-204
    11. Susan E. Little
      Pages 205-213
    12. Filipe Dantas-Torres, Domenico Otranto
      Pages 215-222
    13. Carlos Brisola Marcondes, Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres
      Pages 223-244
    14. João Carlos Pinto Dias
      Pages 245-275
    15. Patricia H. Stoco, Luiz C. Miletti, Kim Picozzi, Mário Steindel, Edmundo C. Grisard
      Pages 299-324
    16. Keith H. Carter, Rainier P. Escalada, Prabhjot Singh
      Pages 325-346
    17. Filipe Dantas-Torres, Leucio Camara Alves, Gerrit Uilenberg
      Pages 347-354
    18. Filipe Dantas-Torres, Domenico Otranto
      Pages 355-361
    19. Filipe Dantas-Torres, Domenico Otranto
      Pages 363-368
    20. Eliana Maria Mauricio da Rocha, Gilberto Fontes, John Patrick Ehrenberg
      Pages 369-381
    21. James Lee Crainey, Jansen Fernandes Medeiros, Felipe Arley Costa Pessoa, Sérgio Luis Bessa Luz
      Pages 383-403
    22. Jansen Fernandes Medeiros, James Lee Crainey, Felipe Arley Costa Pessoa, Sérgio Luis Bessa Luz
      Pages 405-426
    23. Sébastien Pion, Cédric Chesnais
      Pages 427-444
    24. Filipe Dantas-Torres, Emanuele Brianti, Domenico Otranto
      Pages 445-455
    25. Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres
      Pages 457-464
    26. Annunziata Giangaspero, Donato Traversa
      Pages 465-471
  4. Diseases Caused by Arthropods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 473-473
    2. Carlos Brisola Marcondes, Patricia Jacqueline Thyssen
      Pages 475-502
    3. Carlos Brisola Marcondes, Pedro Marcos Linardi
      Pages 503-515
    4. Pedro Marcos Linardi
      Pages 517-536
    5. Carlos Brisola Marcondes, Filipe Dantas-Torres
      Pages 537-548
    6. Carla de Lima Bicho, Gerson Azulim Müller
      Pages 549-566
    7. Hélio Amante Miot, Hermenio C. Lima
      Pages 567-574
  5. Additional Considerations

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 623-645

About this book


Arthropod borne diseases cause enormous morbidity and mortality in most countries, mostly in those situated in tropical areas, but also in temperate regions. This book provides organized information on all arthropod related diseases, to prevent suffering and deaths, for medical students and professionals. Since arthropod borne diseases are present in many regions of the world and can even surprise professionals and lays in non-endemic regions, like malaria in UK and Canada, the author and its many expert collaborators are sure that it will be essential in all hospitals, clinics and medical libraries around the world. As arthropod borne diseases of domesticated animals are very numerous and in some cases related to human diseases, they are also included in the book.


Arthopods Entomology Medical entomology Parasitology Tropical medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Carlos Brisola Marcondes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology Immunology and Parasitology Center of Biological SciencesFederal University of Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13883-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13884-8
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