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Tick-borne diseases of humans

Author: Jesse L Goodman; David T Dennis; Daniel E Sonenshine
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents state-of-the-art information on disease epidemiology, transmission, and ecology. The book is divided into three sections, each of which can be used independently or in concert with the remaining two sections. Section I 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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tick-borne diseases of humans.
Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)606002449
Online version:
Tick-borne diseases of humans.
Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607663202
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse L Goodman; David T Dennis; Daniel E Sonenshine
ISBN: 1555812384 9781555812386
OCLC Number: 56614466
Description: xii, 401 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Overview of tick-borne infections of humans / David T. Dennis and Joseph F. Piesman --
The biology of tick vectors of human disease / Daniel E. Sonenshine --
The tick: a different kind of host for human pathogens / Ulrike G. Munderloh, Steven D. Jauron, and Timothy J. Kurtti --
Management of ticks and tick-borne diseases / Howard S. Ginsberg and Kirby C. Stafford III --
The clinical approach to the patient with a possible tick-borne illness / Jesse L. Goodman --
The human reaction to ticks / Uwe U. Müller-Doblies and Stephen K. Wikel --
Tick systematics and identification / James E. Keirans and Lance A. Durden --
Colorado tick fever and related coltivirus infections / Anthony A. Marfin and Grant L. Campbell --
Tick-borne encephalitis / Patricia A. Nuttall and Milan Labuda --
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever / Felicity J. Burt and Robert Swanepoel --
Lyme borreliosis / Allen C. Steere, Jenifer Coburn, and Lisa Glickstein --
Tularemia / Edward B. Hayes --
Human granulocytic anaplasmosis / Jesse L. Goodman --
Human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis / J.E. Dawson [and others]. Other tick-borne ehrlichioses, including ehrlichia ewingii / Christopher D. Paddock, Allison M. Liddell, and Gregory A. Storch --
Relapsing fever / Alan G. Barbour --
Rocky mountain spotted fever and other spotted fever group rickettsioses / Kevin R. Macaluso and Abdu F. Azad --
Mediterranean spotted fever and other tick-borne rickettsioses / Pierre-Edouard Fournier and Didier Raoult --
Q Fever / Herbert A. Thompson, David T. Dennis, and Gregory Dasch --
Human babesiosis / Mary J. Homer and David H. Persing --
Geographic distributions of tick-borne diseases and their vectors / Richard N. Brown, Robert S. Lane, and David T. Dennis --
Clinical and pathologic atlas of tick-borne diseases / J. Stephen Dumler and Christopher D. Paddock.
Responsibility: edited by Jesse L. Goodman, David T. Dennis, and Daniel E. Sonenshine.
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Tick-borne illnesses are extremely diverse, both biologically and clinically, and symptoms are often nonspecific, making recognition and appropriate treatment challenging. The incidence of tick-borne  Read more...

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