Parasitic Diseases / Edition 4

Parasitic Diseases / Edition 4

by Dickson D. Despommier
     
 

ISBN-10: 097000270X

ISBN-13: 9780970002709

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Apple Trees Productions, LLC

Now in its third edition, the foremost book on parasitology contains comprehensive information on the biology of parasites and their pathological consequences for the host. Over 300 illustrations present vivid, practical information to the clinical researcher or the progressing student.  See more details below

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Now in its third edition, the foremost book on parasitology contains comprehensive information on the biology of parasites and their pathological consequences for the host. Over 300 illustrations present vivid, practical information to the clinical researcher or the progressing student.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970002709
Publisher:
Apple Trees Productions, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
345

Table of Contents

I. Nematodes.- 1. Enterobius vermicularis (Linnaeus 1758).- 2. Trichuris trichiura (Linnaeus 1771).- 3. Ascaris lumbricoides (Linnaeus 1758).- 4. Hookworms: Necator americanus (Stiles 1902) and Ancylostoma duodenale (Dubini 1843).- 5. Strongyloides sp.: Strongloides stercoralis (Bavay 1876) and Strongyloides fuelleborni (Von Linstow 1905).- 6. Trichinella spiralis (Railliet 1896).- 7. Lymphatic Filariae: Wuchereria bancrofti (Cobbold 1877) and Brugia malayi (Brug 1927).- 8. Onchocerca volvulus (Leuckart 1893).- 9. Loa loa (Cobbold 1864).- 10. Dracunculus medinensis (Linnaeus 1758).- 11. Aberrant Nematode Infections.- 12. Nematode Infections of Minor Medical Importance.- II Cestodes.- 13. Taenia saginata (Goeze 1782).- 14. Taenia solium (Linnaeus 1758).- 15. Diphyllobothrium latum (Linnaeus 1758).- 16. Larval Tapeworms.- 17. Tapeworms of Minor Medical Importance.- III. Trematodes.- 18. Schistosomes: Schistosoma mansoni (Sambon 1907), Schistosoma japonicum (Katsurada 1904), Schistosoma haematobium (Bilharz 1852).- 19. Clonorchis sinensis (Loos 1907).- 20. Fasciola hepatica (Linnaeus 1758).- 21. Paragonimus westermani (Kerbert 1878).- 22. Trematodes of Minor Medical Importance.- IV. Protozoa.- 23. Trichomonas vaginalis (Donne 1836).- 24. Giardia lamblia (Stiles 1915).- 25. Entamoeba histolytica (Schaudinn 1903).- 26. Balantidium coli (Malmsten 1857).- 27. Toxoplasma gondii (Nicolle and Manceaux 1908).- 28. Cryptosporidium sp. and Cyclospora sp.- 29. Malaria: Plasmodium falciparum (Welch 1898), Plasmodium vivax (Grassi and Filetti 1889), Plasmodium ovale (Stephens 1922),Plasmodium malariae (Laveran 1881).- 30. Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas 1909).- 31. African Trypanosomes: Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (Dutton 1902) and Trypanosoma bruceirhodesiense (Stephens and Fantham 1910).- 32. Leishmania tropica (Wright 1903) and Leishmania mexicana (Biagi 1953).- 33. Leishmania braziliensis (Vianna 1911).- 34. Leishmania donovani (Ross 1903).- 35. Pneumocystis carinii (Delanoe and Delanoe 1912).- 36. Protozoans of Minor Medical Importance.- 37. Nonpathogenic Protozoa.- V. Arthropods.- 38. Insects.- 39. Arachnids.- 40. Arthropods of Minor Medical Importance.- Appendix I: Therapeutic Recommendations (Reprinted from TheMedical Letter).- Appendix II: Procedures Suggested for Examining Clinical Specimens for Agents of Parasitic Diseases.- Appendix III: Laboratory Diagnostic Methods.- Appendix IV: Diagnostic Atlas of Nematodes, Cestodes, Trematodes, and Protozoa.

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