Ecological Dynamics of Tick-Borne Zoonoses by Daniel E. SonenshineEcological Dynamics of Tick-Borne Zoonoses by Daniel E. Sonenshine

Ecological Dynamics of Tick-Borne Zoonoses

byDaniel E. Sonenshine, Thomas N. Mather

Hardcover | February 1, 1991

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The ecological relationships found to exist between tick vectors and pathogens in their zootic cycle can profoundly influence patterns of transmission and disease for humans and domestic animals. This book examines the ecological parameters affecting the conservation and regulation oftick-borne zoonoses as well as the geographic and seasonal distributions of those infections. Written by an eminent authority on the subject, the book will be sought after by students and researchers in ecology, invertebrate zoology, parasitology, entomology, public health, and epidemiology.

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Daniel E. Sonenshine is at Old Dominion University. Thomas N. Mather is at University of Rhode Island.

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Title:Ecological Dynamics of Tick-Borne ZoonosesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9.49 × 6.3 × 1.1 inPublished:February 1, 1991Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195073134

ISBN - 13:9780195073133

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Population Ecology of Tick Vectors: Interaction, Measurement and Analysis3. Competence of Ticks as Vectors of Microbial Agents4. Vector-Host Pathogen Relationships: Transmission Dynamics of Tick-Borne Infections5. Micrometeorological and Microhabitat Factors Affecting Successful Maintenance and Dissemination of Tick-borne Diseases in the Environment6. Geographic Dissemination of Tick-Borne Zoonoses7. Modeling the Ecological Dynamics of Tick-Borne Zoonoses8. Exploiting Ecological Dynamics in the Management of Tick-Borne Zoonoses9. Dynamic Associations of Tick-Borne Diseases Affecting Domestic Animal Health10. Changing Ecology of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever11. Lyme Disease/Lyme Borreliosis12. Tick-Borne Encephalitis Subgroup13. Ecology of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

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"Tick-borne zoonotic diseases are characterized by an intricate set of ecological relationships between pathogen, tick vector, vertebrate hosts, and humans, which largely determines the prevalence, as well as spatial and temporal dynamics of the diseases. This book makes it abundantly clearthat effective diagnosis, treatment and prevention require an understanding of the ecological dynamics of tick-borne diseases." -- Ecology