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Encyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections

Encyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections

Edited by M Service, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

October 2001 / Hardback / 608 Pages / 9780851994734 £135.00 / €180.00 / $260.00
With 10% online discount: £121.50 / €162.00 / $234.00
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Main Description

This major reference work contains essential information on arthropod-borne infections affecting humans and domesticated animals. The encyclopedia is a key reference source for anyone working in medical and veterinary science, and related fields. Features of The Encyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections are:150 entries, describing arboviral, viral, bacterial and rickettsial, spirochaetal, protozoal and filarial infections, and the vectors that transmit themInformation on disease distribution, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, transmission cycles, vector life-cycles, and treatment and control measures. Figures, tables and photographs illustrate the text. Following each entry is a selected bibliography, to aid further reading on the topicOver 80 different international authors, with expertise in medicine, veterinary science, parasitology, entomology, epidemiology, microbiology, and zoology have contributed to the encyclopedia.


For universities and colleges of further and higher education

African horse sickness


Cat scratch disease

Epidemic haemorrhagic fever

Getah virus disease

Hepatozoonosis - canine

Louse-borne typhus

Malaria - avian

Malaria - human

Nairobi sheep disease

Omsk haemorrhagic fever

Powassan encephalitis

Q fever

Rickettsial pox

Stratford virus

Tataguine virus

Triatomine bugs

West Nile virus

Zika virus

"This book succeeds in presenting in a single, compact volume basic information on a broad range of arthropod-transmitted infectious diseases."
Andrew Taylor-Robinson, Microbiology Today, Oct 2002

"M W Service has assembled an outstanding group of advisers and contributors for this book. The book is comprehensive and well worth buying."
Stephen Higgs & Abelardo C. Moncayo, American Entomologist, Winter 2004
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