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Despite numerous scientific investigations on vector-borne human infections such as malaria, Lyme disease and typhus these diseases continue to threaten human health. Understanding the role of vectors in disease transmission, and the most appropriate control strategies, is therefore essential. This book provides information on the recognition, biology, ecology and medical importance of the arthropods that affect human health. The fifth edition of this popular textbook is completely updated and incorporates the latest strategies for controlling insects, ticks and mites. Numerous illustrations, with new colour photographs of some of the most important vectors, aid recognition. A glossary of entomological and epidemiological terms is included, along with a list of commonly used insecticides and their trade names. Clearly presented in a concise style, this text is aimed at students of medical entomology, tropical medicine, parasitology and pest control. It is also essential reading for physicians, health officials and community health workers.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the first edition|
|Preface to the second edition|
|Preface to the third edition|
|Preface to the fourth edition|
|Preface to the fifth edition|
|Introduction to mosquitoes (Culicidae)|
|Anopheline mosquitoes (Anophelinae)|
|Culicine mosquitoes (Culicinae)|
|Black flies (Simuliidae)|
|Phlebotomine sand flies (Phlebotominae)|
|Biting midges (Ceratopogonidae)|
|Horse flies (Tabanidae)|
|Tsetse flies (Glossinidae)|
|House flies and stable flies (Muscidae) and latrine flies (Fanniidae)|
|Flies and myiasis|
|Sucking lice (Anoplura)|
|Triatomine bugs (Triatominae)|
|Soft ticks (Argasidae)|
|Hard ticks (Ixodidae)|
|Scabies mites (Sarcoptidae)|
|Scrub typhus mites (Trombiculidae)|
|Appendix: names of some chemicals and microbials used in vector control|
|Glossary of common terms relevant to medical entomology|
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