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Vector- borne diseases : understanding the environmental, human health, and ecological connections : workshop summary / rapporteurs, Stanley M. Lemon [and others] ; Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Lemon, Stanley M.
[2008], ©2008

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Washington, DC : National Academies Press, [2008], ©2008.

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xxii, 327 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm


Summary and assessment -- Vector-borne disease emergence and resurgence. Overview -- The global threat of emergent/reemergent vector-borne diseases / Duane J. Gubler -- Why we do not understand the ecological connections between the environment and human health: the case for vector-borne disease / Durland Fish -- Ecology of emerging vector-borne plant diseases / Rodrigo P.P. Almeida -- Ecology of disease: the intersection of human and animal health / Kenneth J. Linthicum ... [et al.] -- Climate change and health: global to local influences on disease risk / Jonathan A. Patz and Sarah H. Olson -- Climate change and vector-borne disease: update on climate effects on Lyme disease and West Nile Virus in North America / Jonathan A. Patz and Christopher K. Uejio -- Vector-borne disease detection and control. Overview -- Longitudinal field studies will guide a paradigm shift in dengue prevention / Thomas W. Scott and Amy C. Morrison -- Innovative decision support and vector control approaches to control denge / Lars Eisen and Barry J. Beaty -- West Nile virus / Lyle R. Petersen --
Rift Valley fever is an emerging arthropod-borne virus / C.J. Peters -- The implications of entomological monitoring and evaluation for arthropod vector-borne disease control programs / Michael Coleman and Janet Hemingway -- Vector-borne zoonotic diseases and their ecological and economic implications: bluetongue disease in Europe / Bennie I. Osburn -- Environmental factors influence transmission of sin nombre hantavirus between rodents (and to humans?) / Charles H. Calisher ... [et al.] -- Integrating strategies to address vector-borne disease. Overview -- Needs and opportunities to control vector-borne diseases: responses to the IOM microbial threats to health committee recommendations / Barry J. Beaty and Lars Eisen -- Integration of strategies: surveillance, diagnosis, and response / Roger S. Nasci -- Surveillance, diagnosis, and response: integration of strategies / Sherrilyn Wainwright -- Confronting vector-borne diseases in an age of ecologic change / David M. Morens -- The vector biology program at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases / Adriana Costero -- Appendixes.

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