Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 July 2012

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780199928477

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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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