Tick-borne Diseases of Humans

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Jesse L. Goodman, David Tappen Dennis, Daniel E. Sonenshine
ASM Press, 2005 - Medical - 401 pages
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Comprehensive information on the biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of these diseases. * Presents state-of-the-art information on disease epidemiology, transmission, and ecology. * Integrates divergent information relevant to the full spectrum of tick-borne diseases, incorporating tick biology and identification, distribution of the diseases ticks transmit, and various strategies for tick control. * Reviews the clinical approach to a patient with a possible tick-borne affliction. * Features in-depth profiles of specific diseases, including information on disease history, biology, epidemiology, ecology, transmission, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. * Examines the geographical distribution of tick-borne diseases and their vectors.

This title is published by the American Society for Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.

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