Very useful book for medical professionals (physicians, nurses, technicians, "bare foot doctors" etc.), providing an useful content on all arthropod borne diseases
Arthropod borne diseases cause enormous morbidity and mortality in most countries, mostly in those situated in tropical areas, but also in temperate regions. This book provides organized information on all arthropod related diseases, to prevent suffering anddeaths, for medical students and professionals. Since arthropod borne diseases are present in many regions of the world and can even surprise professionals and lays in non-endemic regions, like malaria in UK and Canada, the author and its many expertcollaborators are sure that it will be essential in all hospitals, clinics and medical libraries around the world. As arthropod borne diseases of domesticated animals are very numerous and in some cases related to human diseases, they are also included in thebook.
Carlos Brisola Marcondes has worked on medical entomology since 1974, publishing three books (one of them on arthropod borne diseases and another in the 2nd edition), 16 chapters and almost 90 papers on indexed scientific journals. He concluded his Ph. D. in 1997, and has worked mostly on Phlebotominae, Triatominae and Culicidae, besides related diseases. He has supervised several students and collaborated with many researchers in Brazil, US, UK and other countries, publishing with ca. 150collaborators.