Skin and Arthropod Vectors

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 the development of skin immunity against pathogens. Skin and Arthropod Vectors expands our knowledge on the role of the skin interface during the transmission of arthropod-borne diseases and particularly its immunity. This work may support researchers who strive for developing more efficient diagnostic tools and vaccines. It also gives scientists and advanced students working in related areas a better insight on how humans and animals are attractive to arthropods to develop better repellents, or to set up transgenic arthropods. Offers the only compilation of research focusing on both the skin interface and arthropod vectors, with contributions from international experts Advances research in the effort toward generating more effective diagnostic tools and vaccines focusing on the skin interface Can also serve as supplemental material for dermatology lectures or specialized lectures on medical entomology and skin immunity

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  • Author : Nathalie Boulanger
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 516 pages
  • ISBN : 0128114371
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Skin and Arthropod Vectors

Skin and Arthropod Vectors
  • 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

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

Advances in Arthropod Repellents

Advances in Arthropod Repellents
  • Author : Joel Coats,Caleb Corona,Mustapha Debboun
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 October 2021
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Advances in Mosquito Repellents offers the most current state of knowledge on insect repellents. This area of study is fast-moving, and the evolution of novel approaches has expanded rapidly as mosquito- and tick-borne diseases become more prevalent worldwide. This book covers the discovery of new repellents, including those from natural sources, the latest on mechanisms of repellant actions, research on optimizing their uses, testing methods, and highlights of possible directions for future developments. Written by global insect repellant experts, this

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

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • Author : Gary R. Mullen,Lance A. Durden
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 April 2009
GET THIS BOOKMedical and Veterinary Entomology

Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Second Edition, has been fully updated and revised to provide the latest information on developments in entomology relating to public health and veterinary importance. Each chapter is structured with the student in mind, organized by the major headings of Taxonomy, Morphology, Life History, Behavior and Ecology, Public Health and Veterinary Importance, and Prevention and Control. This second edition includes separate chapters devoted to each of the taxonomic groups of insects and arachnids of medical or veterinary

Arthropod Borne Diseases

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

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

Arthropods and Human Skin

Arthropods and Human Skin
  • Author : John O'Donel Alexander
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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To the entomologist all insects have six legs; the layman tends to use the term "insect" to include the eight-legged spiders and mites. All these creatures are correctly classified as arthropods. Many thousands of the hundreds of thousands of recognised species of arthropods are found in the human environment-domestic, occupational and rec reational. Those species which are obligate parasites of man, the human scabies mite and the head and body lice, produce familiar clinical syndromes. They remain important in medical

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,

Host Manipulation by Parasites

Host Manipulation by Parasites
  • Author : David P. Hughes,Jacques Brodeur,Frédéric Thomas
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 June 2012
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Parasites that manipulate the behaviour of their hosts represent striking examples of adaptation by natural selection. This text provides an authoritative review of host manipulation by parasites that assesses developments in the field and lays out a framework for future research.

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