Vector-borne diseases : understanding the environmental, human health, and ecological connections : workshop summary (Forum on Microbial Threats) / rapporteurs, Stanley M. Lemon [and others] ; Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Corporate Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Microbial Threats
Other Authors: Lemon, Stanley M.
Published: Washington, DC : National Academies, 2008.
Physical Description:xxii, 327 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm
Also available via the World Wide Web.
Format: Book
  • Summary and assessment
  • 1. Vector-borne disease emergence and resurgence. Overview
  • The global threat of emergent/reemergent vector-borne diseases / Duane J. Gubler
  • Why we do not understand the ecological connections between the environment and human health: the case for vector-borne disease / Durland Fish
  • Ecology of emerging vector-borne plant diseases / Rodrigo P.P. Almeida
  • Ecology of dsiease: the intersection of human and animal health / Kenneth J. Linthicum ... [et al.]
  • Climate change and health: global to local influences on disease risk / Jonathan A. Patz and Sarah H. Olson
  • Climate change and vector-borne disease: update on climate effects on Lyme disease and West Nile Virus in North America / Jonathan A. Patz and Christopher K. Uejio
  • 2. Vector-borne disease detection and control. Overview
  • Longitudinal field studies will guide a paradigm shift in dengue prevention / Thomas W. Scott and Amy C. Morrison
  • Innovative decision support and vector control approaches to control denge / Lars Eisen and Barry J. Beaty
  • West Nile virus / Lyle R. Petersen
  • Rift Valley fever is an emerging arthropod-borne virus / C.J. Peters
  • The implications of entomological monitoring and evaluation for arthropod vector-borne disease control programs / Michael Coleman and Janet Hemingway
  • Vector-borne zoonotic diseases and their ecological and economic implications: bluetongue disease in Europe / Bennie I. Osburn
  • Environmental factors influence transmission of sin nombre hantavirus between rodents (and to humans?) / Charles H. Calisher ... [et al.]
  • 3. Integrating strategies to address vector-borne disease. Overview
  • Needs and opportunities to control vector-borne diseases: responses to the IOM microbial threats to health committee recommendations / Barry J. Beaty and Lars Eisen
  • Integration of strategies: surveillance, diagnosis, and response / Roger S. Nasci
  • Surveillance, diagnosis, and response: integration of strategies / Sherrilyn Wainwright
  • Confronting vector-borne diseases in an age of ecologic change / David M. Morens
  • The vector biology program at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases / Adriana Costero
  • Appendixes.