Arthropod-borne diseases in Italy: from a neglected matter to an emerging health problem.

  • Roberto Romi
  • Published 2010 in Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita


In medical entomology, "Arthropod Borne Diseases", or "Vector Borne Diseases" (VBD) are intended as a group of human and animal infections caused by different pathogen organisms (protozoa, helminths, bacteria and viruses) transmitted by the bite of a bloodsucking insect or arachnid. It is commonly known that the infectious diseases transmitted by Arthropods… (More)
DOI: 10.4415/ANN_10_04_12


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