Vector-borne diseases : understanding the environmental, human health, and ecological connections : workshop summary /

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Microbial Threats
Other Authors: Lemon, Stanley M.
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2008]
Table of Contents:
  • Summary and assessment
  • Vector-borne disease emergence and resurgence. Overview
  • The global threat of emergent/reemergent vector-borne diseases
  • Why we do not understand the ecological connections between the environment and human health : the case for vector-borne disease-- Ecology of emerging vector-borne plant diseases
  • Ecology of disease : the intersection of human and animal health
  • Climate change and health : global to local influences on disease risk
  • Climate change and vector-borne disease : update on climate effects on Lyme disease and West Nile Virus in North America
  • Vector-borne disease detection and control. Overview
  • Longitudinal field studies will guide a paradigm shift in dengue prevention
  • Innovative decision support and vector control approaches to control denge
  • West Nile virus
  • Rift Valley fever is an emerging arthropod-borne virus
  • The implications of entomological monitoring and evaluation for arthropod vector-borne disease control programs
  • Vector-borne zoonotic diseases and their ecological and economic implications : bluetongue disease in Europe
  • Environmental factors influence transmission of sin nombre hantavirus between rodents (and to humans?)
  • 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
  • Integration of strategies : surveillance, diagnosis, and response
  • Surveillance, diagnosis, and response : integration of strategies
  • Confronting vector-borne diseases in an age of ecologic change
  • The vector biology program at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases