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Human Diseases from Wildlife

1st Edition

By Michael R. Conover

CRC Press

549 pages

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Description

Human Diseases from Wildlife presents information on the most prevalent and serious zoonotic diseases in the US and Canada, some of which have been national headline news like anthrax, influenza, and West Nile virus. Diseases that are caused by pathogens with the ability to infect both humans and animals are known as zoonotic diseases, which litera

Table of Contents

Bacterial Diseases. Spirochetal Diseases. Rickettsial Diseases. Viral Diseases. Fungal Diseases. Prions. Parasites.

About the Author

Michael Conover is a professor in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University. He received both an MS and PhD in zoology from Washington State University. He was a National Needs Postdoctoral Fellow in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at the University of California, Irvine, a position supported by the National Science Foundation. He is the editor of the journal Human-Wildlife Interactions and founding director of the Berryman Institute.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED028000
MEDICAL / Epidemiology
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI070000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General