Health Reference Series: Animal-, Insect-, Food-, and Water-borne Illnesses and Diseases and How They Relate to You, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817931
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817937
  • DDC: 616.95
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released April 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This special edition deals with the various diseases that are spread by animals, insects, and through food and water contamination, and the identification and outbreak of animal-, insect-, food-, and water-borne diseases.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Animal-Borne Illnesses and Diseases.
1: What Are Animal-Borne Illnesses?.
2: Emerging and Zoonotic Infections in the United States.
3: Specific Populations at Risk of Animal-Borne Infections.
4: Animals and the Germs They Spread.
5: Recent Animal-Borne Diseases.
Insect-Borne Illnesses and Diseases.
6: What Are Vector-Borne Diseases?.
7: Arboviral Diseases.
8: Bacterial Diseases.
9: Rickettsial Zoonoses.
10: Protozoan Parasites.
Food-and Water-Borne Illnesses and Diseases.
11: The Burden of Foodborne Illness.
12: Magnitude and Burden of Waterborne Disease in the United States.
13: Food Contamination and Food Poisoning.
14: Common Foodborne Pathogens and Illnesses.
15: Foodborne Illness: Especially Dangerous for the Vulnerable.
16: Foodborne Illness from Natural Toxins.
17: Water Contamination and Its Effects.
18: Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Water-Related Illnesses.
19: Water Safety for Travelers.
Diseases and Outbreaks Transmitted to Humans from Animals, Insects, and Contaminated Food and Water.
20: Zoonoses and Outbreaks.
21: Vector-Borne Disease Identification and Outbreaks.
22: Foodborne Disease and Outbreaks.
23: Detecting and Tracking Waterborne Disease and Outbreaks.
How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Diseases and Illnesses Transmitted to Humans by Animals, Insects, and Contaminated Water.
24: Protect Yourself and Your Family from Zoonotic Diseases.
25: Protecting Yourself from Disease Vectors.
26: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Foodborne Illnesses and Diseases.
27: Guide to Safe Water Systems.
Resurgent and Emerging Diseases in a Changing World.
28: Major Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Disease.
29: Emerging Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Threat.
30: Countering Bioterrorism.
31: The One Health Approach.
32: Strengthening Global Health Capacity against Infectious-Disease Threats.
33: Priority Pathogens: Research and Development.
34: Animal-Borne Pathogens.
35: Insect-Borne Pathogens.
36: Foodborne Pathogens.
37: Waterborne Pathogens.
38: Vaccine Development to Minimize Infectious Disease Burden in the 21st Century.
Additional Help and Information.
Directory of Organizations Researching and Providing Support to People Who Acquire Diseases and Illnesses from Animals, Insects, and Contaminated Food and Water.