Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases

Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases : Methods, Examples and Emerging Applications

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First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. This volume is an outline of global environmental and global population data including scripts for predicting disease distributions and evaluating the accuracy of these mapped products. Several application chapters discuss current research topics appropriately addressed at the global scale. Topics such as tick-borne disease and the mapping of geographic and phylogenetic space; implications of global ecozonation and transportation networks on pathogen flow; and the impacts of climate change on vector-borne diseases are covered in this latest volume.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 444 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 20mm | 762.03g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0120317648
  • 9780120317646

Table of contents

Models for Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases
Global Environmental Data for Mapping Infectious Disease Distribution
Issues of Scale and Uncertainty in the Global Remote Sensing of Disease
Determining Global Population Distribution: Methods, Applications and Data
Defining the Global Spatial Limits of Malaria Transmission in 2005
The Global Distribution of Yellow Fever and Dengue
Global Epidemiology, Ecology and Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections
Tick-borne Disease Systems: Mapping Geographic and Phylogenetic Space
Global Transport Networks and Infectious Disease Spread
Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases
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