Mosquito-borne Diseases: Implications for Public Health (Parasitology Research Monographs)



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This book richly illustrates great vector competence of mosquitoes for pathogen and parasite transmission. International specialists discuss transmission pathways, means, and prevention methods of mosquito-borne diseases. The authors highlight wellknown and neglected pathogens including Zika, dengue, and chikungunya viruses, filariasis, and malaria. Readers will also discover behavioural and morphologic adaptions of mosquitoes and related species adapted to blood sucking. This work will appeal to a wide readership, from graduates and researchers in the fields of parasitology, virology, tropical medicine and microbiology, through practitioners to healthcare officials

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