Chapter 21 Vector Borne and Other Diseases

21-1 Introuction

21-2 Yersinia pestis is the causative agent of plague

21-3 Borrelia burgdorferi causes the tick-borne Lyme disease

21-4 Plasmodium species cause malaria

21-5 Trypanosomes cause two forms of trypanosomiasis

21-6 West Nile Virus causes a viral infection that can result in deadly encephalitis

21-7 Viroids and prions are infectious agents that are very different from viruses

21-8 Summary

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