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House-Flies and How They Spread Disease

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  • Date Published: March 2012
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107673052

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  • Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility. House-Flies and How They Spread Disease by C. G. Hewitt was first published in 1912. The book contains an account of the natural history of houseflies and their role in spreading disease, together with information on control and prevention.

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    • Date Published: March 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107673052
    • length: 136 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 8 mm
    • weight: 0.16kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. The Natural History of the House-Fly:
    1. Introduction
    2. The structure of the fly
    3. The life-history and breeding habits of the house-fly
    4. The habits of the house-fly
    5. Other species of flies found in houses
    6. The parasites and natural enemies of the house-fly
    Part II. The Relation of House-Flies to Disease:
    7. The carriage and distribution of micro-organisms by flies
    8. The dissemination of typhoid fever by flies and their relation to summer diarrhoea
    9. The relation of flies to certain other infectious diseases
    10. House flies in relation to:
    1. Myasis of the intestinal and urinal tracts
    2. The spread of parasitic worms
    11. Preventive and control measures
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    C. G. Hewitt

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