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Parasitic Diseases

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Parasitic Disease, second edition remains unique in its emphasis on depictions of complete life cycles and its skillful knitting of basic and clinical information.
Superbly illustrated with black and white and color photomicrographs and halftone drawings, it is an ideal text for medical, graduate, and advanced undergraduate students of parasitology and an excellent reference for physicians and researchers.

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Overview

Parasitic Disease, second edition remains unique in its emphasis on depictions of complete life cycles and its skillful knitting of basic and clinical information.
Superbly illustrated with black and white and color photomicrographs and halftone drawings, it is an ideal text for medical, graduate, and advanced undergraduate students of parasitology and an excellent reference for physicians and researchers.

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Tightly organized and well-honed presentation. Revised edition (first published in 1982) considers: nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, protozoa, arthropods. Highlighted by a series of 350 illustrations, including 34 parasitic life cycle drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468403299
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1989
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 301
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

I. The Nematodes.- 1. Enterobius vermicularis (Linnaeus 1758).- 2. Trichuris trichiura (Linnaeus 1771).- 3. Ascaris lumbricoides (Linnaeus 1758).- 4. The Hookworms: Necator americanus (Stiles 1902) and Ancylostoma duodenale (Dubini 1843).- 5. Strongyloides stercoralis (Bavay 1876).- 6. Trichinella spiralis (Railliet 1896).- 7. Wuchereria bancrofti (Cobbold 1877).- 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. The 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. The Trematodes.- 18. The Schistosomes: Schistosoma mansoni (Sambon 1907), Schistosoma japonicum (Katsurada 1904), and 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. The 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..- 29. The Malarias: Plasmodium falciparum (Welch 1898), Plasmodium vivax (Grassi and Filetti 1889), Plasmodium ovale (Stephens 1922), and Plasmodium malariae (Laveran 1881).- 30. Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas 1909).- 31. The African Trypanosomes: Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (Dutton 1902) and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense (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 (Delanoƫ and Delanoƫ 1912).- 36. Protozoans of Minor Medical Importance.- 37. Nonpathogenic Protozoa.- V. The Arthropods.- 38. The Insects.- 39. The Arachnids.- 40. Arthropods of Minor Medical Importance.- Appendix I: Procedures Suggested for Use in Examination of Clinical Specimens for Parasitic Infection.- Appendix II: Table of Drugs for Parasitic Infections.- Appendix III: Laboratory Diagnostic Methods.

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