Search: Advanced search
    
Select language:

About PAHO Online Bookstore

The online Bookstore offers scientific and technical information products published by PAHO and available for sale. Its search engine allows you to find the products by subjects, year, title, series, and keyword. You will also find journal articles, individual chapters, book reviews, press kits, press releases, among others.

Biology, Disease Relationships, and Control of Aedes albopictus

Your name*:

Your e-mail*:

Recipient's email*:
$10.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $14.00 Elsewhere

Out of print
This book is now out-of-print.To find this book, we advise that you to visit a PAHO Publications Center or the Documentation Center of the PAHO Field Office in your country. We welcome requests to reprint.

Description

Order code: TP 42

This monograph offers vector surveillance and control workers and researchers a convenient and comprehensive source of the latest scientific information on the mosquito Aedes albopictus, drawn from over 270 published references. Since the accidental introduction of this species into the United States in 1985 and Brazil in 1986, concern has been growing among health officials that it could become a serious vector of human and animal diseases in the Americas, as it is in its native Asia.

As the title suggests, this publication has a triple focus. First the authors provide information on every stage of the mosquito's life cycle, from egg to adult. Next, they present the evidence of Aedes albopictus' capacity to transmit numerous viral diseases-- most notable dengue, yellow fever, and encephalitis that attack humans and horses. Finally, control methods are discussed and evaluated.

Vector surveillance and control personnel will particularly benefit from this text which is enhanced by photographs that illustrate larval habitats and drawings that differentiate Aedes albopictus from the closely related Aedes aegypti. Up-to-date range maps are also included.


Out of print
This book is now out-of-print.To find this book, we advise that you to visit a PAHO Publications Center or the Documentation Center of the PAHO Field Office in your country. We welcome requests to reprint.

Copyright © 2005-2017 PAHO Publications Catalog
Powered by X-Cart: shopping cart software
INVALID SQL: 145 : Table './publicat_catalog/xcart_stats_pages_views' is marked as crashed and should be repaired
SQL QUERY FAILURE:INSERT INTO xcart_stats_pages_views (`pageid`, `date`) VALUES ('4129', '1508205980')