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Author Ostfeld, Richard S., 1954-

Title Lyme disease : the ecology of a complex system / Richard S. Ostfeld.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xii, 216 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-207) and index.
Contents Discovery -- It's the deer -- It's the mice -- It's the weather -- Questioning dogma -- Embracing complexity : food webs -- Embracing complexity : biodiversity -- Embracing complexity : ecosystem functioning -- Embracing complexity : biocontrol of ticks and Lyme disease -- In pursuit of emerging infectious diseases.
Summary Most human diseases come from nature, from pathogens that live and breed in non-human animals and are "accidentally" transmitted to us. Human illness is only the culmination of a complex series of interactions among species in their natural habitats. To avoid exposure to these pathogens, we must understand which species are involved, what regulates their abundance, and how they interact. Lyme disease affects the lives of millions of people in the US, Europe, and Asia. It is the most frequently reported vector-borne disease in the United States; About 20,000 cases have been reported e.
Note Print version record.
Subject Lyme disease -- Environmental aspects.
Lyme disease -- Epidemiology.
Arachnid Vectors.
Ecosystem.
Lyme Disease -- transmission.
Risk Factors.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ostfeld, Richard S., 1954- Lyme disease. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780195388121 (DLC) 2010000805 (OCoLC)502303971
ISBN 9780199780853 (electronic bk.)
0199780854 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048635393
AU@ 000048808794
DEBBG BV040833754
DEBBG BV043154736
DEBSZ 421681365
DEBSZ 430889364

 
    
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