Table of contents for Infectious diseases and arthropods / Jerome Goddard.


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Part I. Arthropods and Human Health. Arthropods and Health: Classification of Arthropods. Medical Importance of Arthropods. Historical Aspects of Medically Important Arthropods. Direct Effects on Health. Indirect Effects on Health. Dynamics of Arthropod-Borne Diseases: Mechanical vs Biological Transmission of Pathogens. Vector Competence. Incrimination of Vectors-A Complicated Issue. Part II. Major Arthropod-Borne Diseases. Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Basic Mosquito Biology. Malaria. Mosquito-Transmitted Encephalitis Viruses. Dengue Fever. Yellow Fever (YF). Lymphatic Filariasis. Other Human-Infesting Filarial Worms. Tick-Borne Diseases: Basic Tick Biology. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF). Other Spotted Fever Rickettsioses. Ehrlichiosis. Lyme Disease. Tularemia. Human Babesiosis. Viruses Transmitted by Ticks. Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever (TBRF). Tick Paralysis. Flea-Borne Diseases: Basic Flea Biology. Plague. Murine Typhus. Cat-Scratch Disease (CSD). Sand Fly-Transmitted Diseases: Basic Sand Fly Biology. Leishmaniasis. Other Sand Fly-Transmitted Diseases. Miscellaneous Vector-Borne Diseases: Chagas' Disease. African Sleeping Sickness. Onchocerciasis. Scrub Typhus (ST). Louse-Borne Infections. Part III. Other Arthropod-Caused or -Related Problems. Myiasis: Introduction and Medical Significance. Contributing Factors. Imaginary Insect or Mite Infestations: Introduction and Medical Significance. Clinical Aspects and Contributing Factors. Differential Diagnosis. Treatment Strategies. Medical Conditions Caused by Arthropod Stings or Bites: Introduction and Medical Significance. Pathogenesis. Clues to Recognizing Insect Bites or Stings. Summary and Conclusions. Why Mosquitoes Cannot Transmit HIV. Appendix A: Signs and Symptoms of Arthropod-Borne Diseases. Appendix B: Diagnostic Tests Used in Arthropod-Borne Diseases: Agglutination. Complement Fixation. Direct Fluorescent Antibody. Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA). Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Hemagglutination Inhibition (HI). Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA). Leishmanin (Montenegro Test). Mazzotti. Neutralization. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arthropod vectors.
Arboviruses.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Arthropod Vectors.
Arbovirus Infections.
Protozoan Infections.