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Cover for Ticks: the vectors of Lyme disease.

This chapter reviews the existing evidence for our current understanding of the evolution, historical biogeography and life cycle of tick vectors of Lyme disease (i.e. Ixodes spp.), their means of dispersal and the reasons for range expansion, the mechanisms they use to transmit disease, and the...

Author(s)
Smith, R. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the business of controlling pests.

This chapter discusses urban pest control business, trends in the pest control industry, pest control tools, sustainable pest control and green pest control. The health effects of human exposure to pesticides are described.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and urban human health.

This chapter focuses on how to use research to build a resilient city facing the hazards posed by climate change. It takes into account all the interrelationships between climate and pests in cities. It presents an overview of the scientific knowledge on urban health outcomes and their...

Author(s)
Barata, M. M. de L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gram-negative bacteria.

This chapter focuses on the Gram-negative bacteria of most concern for foodborne illness. One major distinction from Gram-positive bacteria is that none of these Gram-negative bacteria causes intoxications, and none is a spore former. The bacteria described in this chapter are Campylobacter jejuni, ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Urban pest control: a practitioner's guide.

This book, inclusive of 13 chapters, focuses on the control of invertebrate and vertebrate pests that commonly infest man-made structures. With emphasis on the most important pest organisms, specific chapters are devoted to the discussion of control strategies for cockroaches, flies, mosquitoes,...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

This completely updated and revised 5th edition, which consists of 20 chapters, provides a comprehensive account of various types of infectious diseases and their modes of transmission, epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations, as well as an overview of the major diseases...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control strategy and organization.

The previous chapters cover the elements and theory of infectious diseases, and how to interrupt transmission with the various methods of control available. This chapter puts all of this information into action when faced by an outbreak, or the instigation of control methods to an established...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter discusses the different ways for classifying infectious diseases, such as in terms of aetiology, mode of transmission, disease vectors, hygiene status, and control methods.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated rabies control.

This chapter discusses the various obstacles to rabies control and how these can be addressed by an integrated approach based on the 'One Medicine' concept, which is extended to One Health and to a broader systemic understanding of ecological (ecohealth) and social systems. It emphasizes that the...

Author(s)
Léchenne, M.; Miranda, M. E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book

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