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Klimpel, Sven

Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasites

Klimpel, Sven - Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasites, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The World of Bats
Heinz Mehlhorn

2. Bats: A Glimpse on Their Astonishing Morphology and Lifestyle
Volker Walldorf, Heinz Mehlhorn

3. Bats as Potential Reservoir Hosts for Vector-Borne Diseases
Christian Melaun, Antje Werblow, Markus Wilhelm Busch, Andrew Liston, Sven Klimpel

4. Bat Endoparasites: A UK Perspective
Jennifer S. Lord, Darren R. Brooks

5. Macroparasites of Microchiroptera: Bat Ectoparasites of Central and South America
Raphael Frank, Julian Münster, Julia Schulze, Andrew Liston, Sven Klimpel

6. Parasitic Bat Flies (Diptera: Streblidae and Nycteribiidae): Host Specificity and Potential as Vectors
Carl W. Dick, Katharina Dittmar

7. No Myth But Reality: Blood Licking Bats
Heinz Mehlhorn

8. Vampirism in Medicine and Culture
Peter Mario Kreuter, Heinz Schott

9. Unsolved and Solved Myths: Chupacabras and “Goat-Milking” Birds
Heinz Mehlhorn

10. Myth and Reality: Candiru, the Bloodsucking Fish That May Enter Humans
Heinz Mehlhorn

Keywords: Biomedicine, Parasitology, Medical Microbiology, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Parasitology Research Monographs
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642393334

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