ABSTRACT

First Published in 1988, this five volume set documents the transmission and growth of Arthropod born viruses. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Epidemiology, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

chapter Chapter 1|18 pages

Impact of Arboviruses on Human and Animal Health

ByPaul Brès

chapter Chapter 2|40 pages

Arbovirus Serogroups: Definition and Geographic Distribution

ByCharles H. Calisher, Nick Karabatsos

chapter Chapter 3|28 pages

Virus Variation and Evolution: Mechanisms and Epidemiological Significance

ByBarry J. Beaty, Dennis W. Trent, John T. Roehrig

chapter Chapter 4|40 pages

Susceptibility and Resistance of Vector Mosquitoes

ByJames L. Hardy

chapter Chapter 5|26 pages

Horizontal and Vertical Transmission of Viruses by Insect and Tick Vectors

ByMichael J. Turell

chapter Chapter 6|38 pages

Blood-Feeding by Vectors: Physiology, Ecology, Behavior, and Vertebrate Defense

ByJohn D. Edman, Andrew Spielman

chapter Chapter 7|28 pages

Occurrence, Biology, and Physiology of Diapause in Overwintering Mosquitoes

ByCarl J. Mitchell

chapter Chapter 8|26 pages

Diapause in Tick Vectors of Disease

ByDaniel E. Sonenshine

chapter Chapter 9|12 pages

Weather, Vector Biology, and Arboviral Recrudescence

ByPaul Reiter

chapter Chapter 10|24 pages

Vertebrate Host Ecology

ByThomas W. Scott

chapter Chapter 11|10 pages

Human Factors in Arbovirus Ecology and Control

ByFrederick L. Dunn

chapter Chapter 12|20 pages

Epidemiological Principles Applied to Arbovirus Diseases

ByMichael B. Gregg

chapter Chapter 13|8 pages

Quantitative Models of Arbovirus Infection

ByDana A. Focks