Table of Contents

Type of human disease by source of the infectious agent.
A history of zoonoses and sapronoses and research into them.
The infection process in zoonoses and sapronoses.
The epidemic process in zoonoses and sapronoses.
Haematophagous arthropods as vectors of diseases.
Vertebrates as hosts and reservoirs of zoonotic microbial agents.
Systematic survey of zoonoses and sapronoses microbial agents. This book presents the state of art in the field of microbial zoonoses and sapronoses. It could be used as a textbook or manual in microbiology and medical zoology for students of human and veterinary medicine, including Ph. D. students, and for biomedicine scientists and medical practitioners and specialists as well. Surprisingly, severe zoonoses and sapronoses still appear that are either entirely new (e.g., SARS), newly recognized (Lyme borreliosis), resurging (West Nile fever in Europe), increasing in incidence (campylobacterosis), spatially expanding (West Nile fever in the Americas), with.