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 2

Arthropod Vector: Controller of Disease Transmission, Volume 2
  • 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 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

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

The Biology of Animal Viruses

The Biology of Animal Viruses
  • Author : Frank J. Fenner,B. R. McAuslan,C. A. Mims
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 September 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Biology of Animal Viruses

The Biology of Animal Viruses, Second Edition deals with animal viruses focusing on molecular biology and tumor virology. The book reviews the nature, chemical composition, structure, and classification of animal viruses. The text also describes the methods of isolating animal viruses, how these are grown in the laboratory, assayed, purified, and used in biochemical experiments. The book also describes the structure and chemistry of many known viruses such as the papovaviridae, herpes virus, poxvirus, coronavirus, or the Bunyamwera supergroup. 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

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

Medical Entomology

Medical Entomology
  • Author : B.F. Eldridge,J.D. Edman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKMedical Entomology

This book is designed primarily as a textbook for graduate and postgraduate courses in Medical, Public Health and Veterinary Entomology. Its uniqueness is that its emphasis is on disease as opposed to arthropods. It includes general discussions of epidemiology, transmission, disease control, vector control and disease surveillance. In addition, it contains chapters oriented towards the many specific arthropod-borne diseases. Furthermore, the book discusses the many direct impacts that parasitic insects have on human and animal health. The arthropods themselves are

Vectors and Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases

Vectors and Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases
  • Author : Sara Savic
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 20 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKVectors and Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases

Vectors and Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases is about a group of diseases that can infect humans and animals, and that are transmitted by vectors. These diseases are called vector-borne zoonotic diseases. This book is meant to be used by veterinarians, medical doctors, entomologists, and other experts, as well as students, animal owners, nature lovers, etc. The book has several sections: "Introduction," "Vectors", "Vector-Borne Diseases and Pathogens," and "Vector Control." Each of the sections concerns one stage of a vector-borne disease. Each

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

Infectious Diseases of the Skin

Infectious Diseases of the Skin
  • Author : Dirk M Elston
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 March 2009
GET THIS BOOKInfectious Diseases of the Skin

Infections remain the leading cause of death worldwide and as new antibiotics are developed, organisms develop mechanisms of resistance. Successful treatment of skin infections relies on accurate and swift diagnosis, and visual inspection remains the most important means to that end. This book provides a pictorial guide to the diagnosis of common bacterial, fungal, and viral skin infections, as well as of arthropods of medical importance. The text is divided into chapters by class of organism, and in each chapter

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,

Infectious Diseases and Arthropods

Infectious Diseases and Arthropods
  • Author : Jerome Goddard
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 January 2009
GET THIS BOOKInfectious Diseases and Arthropods

In this second edition of Infectious Diseases and Arthropods, 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

Skin Disease E-Book

Skin Disease E-Book
  • Author : Thomas P. Habif,James L. Campbell,James G. H. Dinulos,M. Shane Chapman,Kathryn A. Zug
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 15 June 2011
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Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Thomas P. Habif, James L. Campbell, Jr., M. Shane Chapman, James G. H. Dinulos, and Kathryn A. Zug, is the quick and practical clinical reference you need to help you effectively diagnose and treat 250 common dermatologic diseases. You’ll find succinct, user-friendly chapters arranged by disorder type, updated treatment plans, and hundreds of new images showing diseases in various stages of manifestation, including detailed information and illustrations on tropical dermatology. Perfect