Arthropod Vector Controller of Disease Transmission Volume 2

Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 2: Vector Saliva-Host Pathogen Interactions is built on topics initially raised at a related Keystone Symposium on Arthropod Vectors. Together with the separate, related Volume 1: Controller of Disease Transmission, this work presents a logical sequence of topic development that leads to regulatory considerations for advancing these and related concepts for developing novel control measures. The three themes of symbionts, vector immune defenses and arthropod saliva modulation of the host environment are central to the concept of determinants of vector competence that involves all aspects of vector-borne pathogen development within the arthropod that culminates in the successful transmission to the vertebrate host. These three areas are characterized at the present time by rapid achievement of significant, incremental insights, which advances our understanding for a wide variety of arthropod vector species, and this work is the first to extensively integrate these themes. Provides overviews of host defenses encountered by the blood feeding arthropod vector at the cutaneous interface Addresses how these defenses are modulated by the vector, specific functions of vector saliva components, host response to vector-borne infectious agents and how vector-borne pathogens themselves modulate host defenses Features expertly curated topics to ensure appropriate scope of coverage and aid integration of concepts and content across chapters

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  • Author : Stephen K. Wikel
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 332 pages
  • ISBN : 012809320X
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Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 2

Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 2
  • Author : Stephen K. Wikel,Serap Aksoy,George Dimopoulos
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKArthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 2

Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 2: Vector Saliva-Host Pathogen Interactions is built on topics initially raised at a related Keystone Symposium on Arthropod Vectors. Together with the separate, related Volume 1: Controller of Disease Transmission, this work presents a logical sequence of topic development that leads to regulatory considerations for advancing these and related concepts for developing novel control measures. The three themes of symbionts, vector immune defenses and arthropod saliva modulation of the host environment are central to the

Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 1

Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 1
  • Author : Stephen K. Wikel,Serap Aksoy,George Dimopoulos
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 April 2017
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Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 1: Vector Microbiome and Innate Immunity of Arthropods is built on topics initially raised at a related Keystone Symposium on Arthropod Vectors. Together with the separate, related Volume 2: Vector Saliva-Host Pathogen Interactions, this work presents a logical sequence of topic development that leads to regulatory considerations for advancing these and related concepts for developing novel control measures. The three themes of symbionts, vector immune defenses and arthropod saliva modulation of the host environment are

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  • Author : Nathalie Boulanger
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 January 2018
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Recent research on skin immunity and the skin microbiome reveals the complexity of the skin and its importance in the development of immunity against arthropod-borne diseases. In diseases such as malaria, borreliosis, leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis, etc., the skin interface has been shown as an essential site for pathogens to hide from the immune system, and as a potential site of persistence. Only very few vaccines have been successfully developed so far against these diseases, likely because of an insufficient understanding on

Global Health Impacts of Vector-Borne Diseases

Global Health Impacts of Vector-Borne Diseases
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 21 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Health Impacts of Vector-Borne Diseases

Pathogens transmitted among humans, animals, or plants by insects and arthropod vectors have been responsible for significant morbidity and mortality throughout recorded history. Such vector-borne diseases â€" including malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and plague â€" together accounted for more human disease and death in the 17th through early 20th centuries than all other causes combined. Over the past three decades, previously controlled vector-borne diseases have resurged or reemerged in new geographic locations, and several newly identified pathogens and vectors have triggered disease

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Infectious Diseases and Arthropods
  • Author : Jerome Goddard
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 May 2018
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With the exception of a few tropical medicine schools worldwide, current medical education programs include almost zero discussion of the interface between infectious diseases and entomology. That is why this book was initially published in the first edition almost 17 years ago. The third edition of this valuable infectious disease entomology book updates all existing chapters with the newest scientific developments described in the medical and entomological literature in addition to covering 10 entirely new topics not addressed in previous editions, which

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Arthropod Borne Diseases
  • Author : Carlos Brisola Marcondes
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 November 2016
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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

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  • Author : Susan Shaw,Michael Day
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 April 2005
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In recent years there has been growing international focus on the importance of emerging and re-emerging arthropod-borne diseases in both human and veterinary medicine. Increasingly these diseases are being diagnosed and treated in veterinary practice. In this book the authors first discuss the overall significance of this group of diseases, plus arthropod biology and immunology, and current laboratory diagnostic methods, followed by individual chapters on each disease entity, grouped by causative organism (protozoan, bacterial, viral). Each chapter covers background etiology

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  • Author : Heinz Mehlhorn
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 05 July 2012
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Global warming and globalization are the buzzwords of our time. They have nearly reached a religious status and those who deny their existence are considered modern heretics. Nevertheless, the earth has become an overcrowded village, traversable within a single day. Thus it is hardly surprising that besides persons and goods also agents of disease are easily transported daily from one end of the world to the other, threatening the health and lives of billions of humans and their animals. Agents

Pests and vector-borne diseases in the livestock industry

Pests and vector-borne diseases in the livestock industry
  • Author : Claire Garros,Jérémy Bouyer,Willem Takken,Renate C. Smallegange
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release : 30 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKPests and vector-borne diseases in the livestock industry

How to control economically important vector-borne diseases? What are the best strategies to protect livestock from vector-borne diseases in a changing environment? How to evaluate and assess the acceptability, cost efficiency and cost benefit of the control and surveillance methods? The information in this book will help to answer these questions. It aims at presenting the latest information on vector-borne diseases affecting livestock worldwide, from state-of-the art interventions to the assessment of the impact of these control measures. This book

Vector-Borne Diseases

Vector-Borne Diseases
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 March 2008
GET THIS BOOKVector-Borne Diseases

Vector-borne infectious diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, and plague, cause a significant fraction of the global infectious disease burden; indeed, nearly half of the world's population is infected with at least one type of vector-borne pathogen (CIESIN, 2007; WHO, 2004a). Vector-borne plant and animal diseases, including several newly recognized pathogens, reduce agricultural productivity and disrupt ecosystems throughout the world. These diseases profoundly restrict socioeconomic status and development in countries with the highest rates of infection, many of which

Biology of Disease Vectors

Biology of Disease Vectors
  • Author : William H. Marquardt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 December 2004
GET THIS BOOKBiology of Disease Vectors

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 resistance. Methods of maintaining vectors in the laboratory are also described in detail. No other single volume includes both basic information on vectors, as well as chapters on cutting-edge topics,