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Author Goddard, Jerome, author.

Title Public health entomology / Jerome Goddard
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2022
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Contents History of medical entomology and public health -- Pest control in modern public health -- Setting up a public health entomology program -- Vector-borne disease surveillance -- Regulatory, political, and legal challenges -- Public health entomology preparedness -- Operational research opportunities in public health entomology -- Where to go for help -- Mosquitoes -- Ticks -- Fleas -- Lice -- Sand flies -- Tsetse flies -- Black flies -- Bed bugs -- Kissing bugs -- Mites -- Pests involved in mechanical disease transmission -- Arthropod bites or stings -- Fly larvae in humans (myiasis)
Summary "This second edition of Public Health Entomology maps onto Certificate courses in public health entomology offered by universities and U.S. Centers of Excellence. It comprehensively examines vector-borne disease prevention, surveillance, and control from a governmental and public health perspective with worldwide application"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Jerome Goddard holds a Ph.D. in medical entomology from Mississippi State University and was a former U.S. Air Force officer (as a medical entomologist). He is currently an Extension Professor of Medical and Veterinary Entomology at Mississippi State University, where he speaks, writes, and conducts research on a wide variety of medically important pests. In addition to his extension duties, Dr. Goddard also teaches courses in medical entomology and forensic entomology, and mentors a number of graduate students. Prior to coming to MSU, Dr. Goddard was the State Medical Entomologist at the Mississippi Department of Health for 20 years where he developed and implemented vector control projects throughout the state of Mississippi. Dr. Goddard has written over 200 scientific papers, 8 book chapters, 3 single-author college-level reference or textbooks, and 10 fiction novels. He and his wife, Rosella, live in Starkville, Mississippi, and have two grown sons
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Subject Insect Control -- methods
Insect Vectors -- pathogenicity
Insect Bites and Stings -- complications
Insects as carriers of disease.
Insects as carriers of disease.
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Public Health
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021043517
ISBN 1000543013