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Investigating the Role of Bats in Emerging Zoonoses: Balancing Ecology, Conservation and Public Health Interest

Handbook / Manual

Series: FAO Animal Production and Health Series Volume: 12

By: SH Newman(Author), H Field(Author), J Epastein(Author), C De Jong(Author)

170 pages, colour photos, colour tables

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Apr 2012 | #199321 | ISBN-13: 9789251070284
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NHBS Price: £29.50 $38/€32 approx

About this book

This manual on bats and their role in emerging infectious diseases in animals and humans underlines their important role in maintaining the delicate balance in ecosystems that support human, plant and animal life. Investigating the Role of Bats in Emerging Zoonoses is a manual meant to be used by epidemiologists, wildlife officials, farmers, livestock veterinarians, zoologists, and any number of different professionals who might be coming into increased contact with bats. It is a hands-on reference to their history, biology, monitoring, and handling, especially amid growing evidence they can be a route for introduction of emerging diseases in livestock and humans.

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