Location: Crop Bioprotection ResearchTitle: Vector-borne pathogens: New and emerging arboviral diseases affecting public health
Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/20/2016
Publication Date: 5/20/2016
Citation: Ramirez, J.L. 2016. Vector-borne pathogens: New and emerging arboviral diseases affecting public health. Meeting Abstract.
Technical Abstract: Dengue and Zika have quickly become two of the most important vector-borne diseases affecting Public health around the world. This presentation will introduce vector-borne diseases and all the vectors implicated. A focus will be made on the most important arboviral diseases (Zika and dengue) describing the epidemiology of arboviral diseases, describing primary vectors and the clinical manifestations that are observed during the viremic stage of infection.