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The Biology of Temporary Waters$
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D. Dudley Williams

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198528128

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.001.0001

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Habitats for vectors of disease

Habitats for vectors of disease

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(p.230) CHAPTER 9 Habitats for vectors of disease
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The Biology of Temporary Waters
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D. Dudley Williams

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.003.0009

This chapter considers the many disease-causing and disease-carrying organisms, chiefly invertebrates that live in temporary water habitats. Important examples include blood flukes (schistomiasis), nematodes (Guinea worm), and mosquitoes (malaria, yellow fever, elephantiasis). The biology of these species is presented alongside a discussion of their economic and humanitarian costs, and the eradication/control methods aimed both at these organisms and their habitats.

Keywords:   schistomiasis, malaria, yellow fever, elephantiasis, economic costs, humanitarian costs, eradication, disease control

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