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"Dengue Fever: a Resilient Threat in the Face of Innovation" ed. by Jorge Abelardo Falcón-Lezama, Miguel Betancourt-Cravioto, Roberto Tapia-Conyer
ITExLi | 2019 | ISBN: 1789850002 9781789850000 1789849993 9781789849998 | 167 pages | PDF | 8 MB
This book intends to review the latest updates on dengue fever, the tools available for its study and control, and promising technologies currently in the pipeline. With this work, the editors wish to provide students with an updated reference text on the basics of this disease as well as researchers and academics, with a useful document to understand the current outlook and the perspectives for the future.
For over 70 years, dengue fever has challenged health systems in every region of the World. It has evolved from a benign febrile illness from the tropics to a major concern in urban settlements, overwhelming health infrastructure with large outbreaks, as it continues to teach us important lessons with its complexities.
1 Dengue Fever: A General Perspective
2 The Burden of Dengue Illness and Its Economics Costs in the Americas: A Review on the Most Affected Countries
3 Ecology of Aedes Mosquitoes, the Major Vectors of Arboviruses in Human Population
4 Laboratory Tests Used in the Diagnostic and Research of Dengue Virus: Present and Future
5 Urban Ecology and the Effectiveness of Aedes Control
6 Challenges for the Introduction and Evaluation of the Impact of Innovative Aedes aegypti Control Strategies
7 Mathematical Model as a Tool for the Control of Vector-Borne Diseases: Wolbachia Example
8 New Tools for Dengue Diagnostics
9 Current Status of Vaccines against Dengue Virus
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