2 edition of Fleas of public health importance and their control found in the catalog.
Fleas of public health importance and their control
Harry D Pratt
by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Communicable Disease Center in Atlanta
Written in English
|Statement||Harry D. Pratt and John S. Wiseman|
|Series||Public Health Service publication -- no. 772, Public Health Service publication -- pt.7|
|Contributions||Wiseman, John S., joint author|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36 p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
Even if people keep quiet about it, flea bites on humans are all too common because people live in such close proximity with their pets. Here's what you need to know about human fleas in general, including how to get rid of fleas on humans: Fleas should be attacked as quickly as possible, hitting both the source and premises. But public health officials—many of whom may hold public health degrees—work on a daily basis to keep people healthy and safe, locally and around the world, by preventing disease and injury. Public health initiatives such as vaccinations, family planning, motor vehicle safety laws, and clean air and water policies have increased life Author: Walden University.
Flea, the common name for the order Siphonaptera, includes 2, species of small flightless insects that survive as external parasites of mammals and live by consuming blood, or hematophagy, from their fleas grow to about 3 mm ( in) long, are usually brown, and have bodies that are "flattened" sideways or narrow, enabling them to move through their host's fur or Class: Insecta. DEFINITIONS IN PUBLIC HEALTH Public health, as deﬁned by C. E. A. Winslow, a leading ﬁgure in the history of public health, is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health and efﬁciency through organized community efforts for the sanitation of the environ-ment, the control of community infections, the File Size: 1MB.
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Rickettsial pathogens are highly specialized for obligate intracellular Cited by: Pratt HD, Stark HE () Fleas of public health importance and their control.
U.S. Public Health Service Home Atlanta (CDC) 74– Google Scholar Reif RE, Macaluso KR () Ecology of Rickettsia felis: a by: 2. Other Fleas That Are A Public Health Risk. The flea that is the most significant risk to human health worldwide is the Oriental rat flea, Xenopyslla cheopis.
This flea is a parasite of rats in the genus Rattus, but also feeds readily on humans and is a highly efficient vector of plague. Occurrence and Distribution of Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) of Public Health Importance on the Island of Oahu Mark K.
Leong and J. Kenneth Grace Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Maile Way, Honolulu, HI Abstract. Occurrence and Distribution of Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) of Public Health Importance on the Island of Oahu Article (PDF Available) January with 41 Reads How we measure 'reads'.
The most important species are the rat flea, the human flea and the cat flea (Fig. Their bites can cause irritation, serious discomfort and loss of blood. The rat flea is important as a vector of bubonic plague and flea-borne typhus.
Cat fleas incidentally transmit tapeworms. Part X: Ticks of Public Health Importance and Their Control, 30 cents These additional parts will appear at intervals: Part VI: Mosquitoes of Public Health Importance and Their Control Part XI: Scorpions, Spiders and Other Arthropods of Minor Public Health Importance and Their Control Part XII: Household and Stored-Food Insects of Public Health.
Abstract. There are some species of fleas belonging to about genera, but only relatively few are important pests of man. About 94 per cent of known species bite mammals and the remainder are parasites of birds. the use of vector control methods and resources and emphasizes the involvement of communities.
This is the sixth edition2 of a guide to the use of chemical methods for control of vectors and pests of public health importance.
It provides staff involved in operational vector. Fleas (Insecta, Siphonaptera) are small, laterally flattened, wingless, and highly specialized insects. Fleas are of great importance as vectors of pathogens in many parts of the world. Both adult males and females are obligate hematophagous ectoparasites of mammals and birds.
The most important principle in a total flea control program is simultaneously treating all pets and their environments (indoor and outdoor).
Before using insecticides, thoroughly clean the environment, removing as many fleas as possible, regardless of the form. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pratt, Harry D. Lice of public health importance and their control. Atlanta, Ga.: U.S.
Dept. of Health, Education, and. Mosquitoes of public health importance and their control by Chester G. Moore,U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Practice Program Office edition, Electronic resource in English - Rev.
BEDBUGS: PUBLIC HEALTH IMPORTANCE Public health importance Bedbugs are not considered vectors of disease. It has been suggested that they play a role as vectors of the hepatitis B virus (1, 2) but this was denied in a recent study in the Gambia (3). They are mainly important as a biting nuisance.
Some people. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pratt, Harry D. Ticks of public health importance and their control. Atlanta, Ga.: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and. Information and resources to support public hospitals and health services to report their financial data to the department.
Planning and infrastructure. Victorian health service providers are adopting leading-edge systems and technologies to help ensure that our health system delivers world-class care. Arthropod vectors include mosquitoes, flies, biting midges, ticks, mites, fleas, bugs, lice, and other arthropods that carry and transmit disease-causing organisms, or pathogens, from one host to another.
• Medical (or public health) entomology is the study of insects and their relatives in relation to human health. •Author: Leon L. Robert, Mustapha Debboun.The great part of the book consists of a taxonomic consideration of the fleas known to occur in North America west of the hundredth degree of longitude.
This is prefaced by general introductory matter, including an account of the relation of these insects "to public health, and followed by host indices and so forth. Such a work might well be solid but by: Pest control operators (PCOs) should direct their clients to treat pets for fleas.
This will ensure that the fleas do not continue to reinfest treated areas while harbouring on the animal. Clients should contact a local veterinary clinic for advice on appropriate pet flea control measures.