Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 November 2010

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195388121

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Lyme Disease

The Ecology of a Complex System

Richard Ostfeld

  • The first book to challenge the dogma that Lyme disease is closely tied to abundance of deer
  • Treats human infectious disease as an ecological system
  • Ties protection of human health to the ways we manage natural habitats and landscapes
  • Uses Lyme disease as a model system for understanding many other emerging infectious diseases, including West Nile virus, hantavirus disease, SARS, and Schistosomiasis

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