Arthropods as Vectors of Emerging Diseases


ISBN: 978-3-642-28841-8 (Print) 978-3-642-28842-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-30

    Culicid Mosquitoes as Vectors of Disease Agents in Europe

  3. Chapter

    Pages 31-60

    Exotic Mosquitoes Conquer the World

  4. Chapter

    Pages 61-75

    Future Strategies for European Pest Management

  5. Chapter

    Pages 77-102

    Assessing Diversity and Abundance of Vector Populations at a National Scale: Example of Culicoides Surveillance in France After Bluetongue Virus Emergence

  6. Chapter

    Pages 103-135

    Bluetongue Disease: An Analysis of the Epidemic in Germany 2006–2009

  7. Chapter

    Pages 137-150

    Impact of Insecticide-Treated Nets on Insects of Medical and Veterinary Relevance

  8. Chapter

    Pages 151-166

    The Changing Distribution Patterns of Ticks (Ixodida) in Europe in Relation to Emerging Tick-Borne Diseases

  9. Chapter

    Pages 167-194

    The Huge Risks Due to Hyalomma Ticks

  10. Chapter

    Pages 195-226

    Flies as Vectors of Microorganisms Potentially Inducing Severe Diseases in Humans and Animals

  11. Chapter

    Pages 227-253

    Flies as Vectors of Parasites Potentially Inducing Severe Diseases in Humans and Animals

  12. Chapter

    Pages 255-274

    Lice as Vectors of Bacterial Diseases

  13. Chapter

    Pages 275-299

    Triatomines as Vectors of American Trypanosomiasis

  14. Chapter

    Pages 301-328

    Fleas as Underestimated Vectors of Agents of Diseases

  15. Chapter

    Pages 329-360

    Marine Crustaceans as Potential Hosts and Vectors for Metazoan Parasites

  16. Chapter

    Pages 361-376

    Spotted Fever Rickettsiae and Rickettsioses in Germany

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 377-385