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Dynamic Models of Infectious Diseases, Volume 1: Vector-Borne Diseases

  • This book addresses several of the major insect vector-borne diseases
  • All of the chapters address critical elements of disease control
  • The reader is provided with a current understanding of research methods directed at control of vector-borne diseases

Series: Dynamic Models of Infectious Diseases Volume: 1

By: V Sree Hari Rao(Editor), Ravi Durvasula(Editor)

304 pages, 46 colour & 20 b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 2014 | #222296 | ISBN-13: 9781489991096
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Hardback | Nov 2012 | #205769 | ISBN-13: 9781461439608
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About this book

Despite great advances in public health worldwide, insect vector-borne infectious diseases remain a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Diseases that are transmitted by arthropods such as mosquitoes, sand flies, fleas, and ticks affect hundreds of millions of people and account for nearly three million deaths all over the world. In the past there was very little hope of controlling the epidemics caused by these diseases, but modern advancements in science and technology are providing a variety of ways in which these diseases can be handled. Clearly, the process of transmission of an infectious disease is a nonlinear (not necessarily linear) dynamic process which can be understood only by appropriately quantifying the vital parameters that govern these dynamics.


Contents

- Predictive Dynamic Modeling for Virological Surveillance and Clinical Management of Dengue
- Unstable Dynamics of Vector Borne Diseases: Modeling Through Delay Differential Equations
- West Nile Virus- 10 Years in North America
- Global Impact of Leishmania Infections
- Chagas Disease: Epidemiology and Evolving Strategies for Control
- Filaria Monitoring Visualization System (FMVS) - A New Dimension for Integrated Control of Lymphatic Filariasis
- Integrated Disease Management of Japanese Encephalitis in India
- Global Impact of Malaria and Determinants of Severe Malarial Anemia
- Index


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