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Title Diseases and illnesses transmitted to humans by animals, insects, and contaminated food and water / Kevin Hayes, managing editor
Edition First edition
Published Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2020]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Health reference series
Contents What are animal-borne illnesses? -- What are emerging and zoonotic infections? -- Pets and people at risks -- Animals and the germs they spread -- What are vector-borne diseases? -- Arboviral diseases -- Bacterial diseases -- Rickettsial zoonoses -- Bourbon virus -- Protozoan parasites -- Food contamination and food poisoning -- Common food-borne pathogens and illnesses -- Foodborne illness : especially dangerous for the vulnerable -- Food borne illness from natural toxins -- The burden of food-borne illness -- Major sources of water contamination -- Assessing the impact of climate change on water-related illnesses -- Impact of water contamination on children -- Magnitude and burden of waterborne disease in the United States -- Zoonoses and outbreaks -- Vector-borne disease identification and outbreaks -- Foodborne disease and outbreaks -- Detecting and tracking water-borne disease and outbreaks -- Protect yourself and your family from zoonotic diseases -- Protecting yourself from disease vectors -- How to protect yourself and your family from food-borne illnesses and diseases -- Guide to safe water systems -- Animal-borne pathogens -- Insect-borne pathogens -- Food-borne pathogens -- Water-borne pathogens -- Antimicrobial (drug) resistance -- Glossary of terms associated with illnesses and diseases -- Directory of organizations
Summary "Offers basic consumer health information about animal-, insect-, food-, and water-borne diseases, their outbreaks, tips to protect yourself and others, along with epidemiology of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases. Includes a directory of organizations for additional help and information"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject Zoonoses -- Popular works
Foodborne diseases -- Popular works
Waterborne infection -- Popular works
Communicable diseases -- Popular works
Consumer education
Foodborne Diseases
Communicable Diseases
Communicable Diseases, Emerging
Water Microbiology
Genre/Form Popular works.
Author Hayes, Kevin (Editor of health information), editor
LC no. 2019059731
ISBN 9781787857490