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ecology of human disease.

Jacques M. May

ecology of human disease.

by Jacques M. May

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Published by MD Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical geography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 299-321.

    StatementForeword by Felix Marti-Ibañez.
    SeriesHis Studies in medical geography, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA792 .M35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 327 p.
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6251402M
    LC Control Number58013432

      Threats as diverse as Ebola virus, human malaria, and bat white-nose syndrome illustrate the need for a mechanistic understanding of the ecological interactions underlying emerging infections. We describe how recent advances in community ecology can be adopted to address contemporary challenges in disease research. Provides a fully revised Eleventh Edition of the definitive reference to swine health and disease Diseases of Swine has been the definitive reference on swine health and disease for over 60 years. This new edition has been completely revised to include the latest information, developments, and research in the field. Now with full color images throughout, this comprehensive and authoritative.

    Basic and Applied Ecology sets a benchmark for the development of a general wildlife disease ecology. Basic and Applied Ecology With a huge number (51) of world-class contributors, this book covers its various topics in great depth and is divided across nine very detailed and well-written chapters. Understanding the ecology of zoonotic diseases at the human being–animal interface is a complex challenge. It requires knowledge of animal and human medicine, ecology, sociology, microbial ecology, and evolution, and the underlying issues that drive increased transmission of pathogens in humans, wildlife, and livestock: an idea described as a.

      Transmission of pathogens into human populations from other species is a natural product of our relation with animals and the environment. The emergence of zoonoses, both recent and historical, can be considered as a logical consequence of pathogen ecology and evolution, as microbes exploit new niches and adapt to new hosts. Additional Physical Format: Online version: T-W-Fiennes, Richard N. (Richard Nathaniel), Zoonoses and the origins and ecology of human disease.


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