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Books, Journals, New Media
June 15, 2005

Vectors

Author Affiliations
 

Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; Journal Review Editor: Brenda L. Seago, MLS, MA, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University.

JAMA. 2005;293(23):2940-2945. doi:10.1001/jama.293.23.2941

Biology of Disease Vectors, second edition, provides a comprehensive and timely snapshot of current knowledge of arthropod vector biology. The book presents important fundamental concepts in medical entomology (behavior, control, epidemiology, physiology, population biology, and taxonomy) but departs from the conventional style of such texts with an authoritative treatment of trendsetting research in vector genetics and molecular biology. Additional important topics include arthropod containment, bioinformatics, exotic and invasive species, geographic information systems (GIS), and transgenic arthropods. All this is accompanied by detailed methodologies and procedures for the care, maintenance, and experimental use of black flies, biting midges, body lice, fleas, mosquitoes, kissing bugs, sand flies, ticks, and tsetse flies.

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