The Epidemiology of Plasmodium Vivax: History, Hiatus and Hubris

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First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.

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The Epidemiology of Plasmodium Vivax: History, Hiatus and Hubris

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Overview

First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.

Eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on various topics, including control of human parasitic diseases and global mapping of infectious diseases. The 2010 impact factor is1.683.

* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
• Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts

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Editorial Reviews

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"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."--PARASITOLOGY

"The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123979001
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 2/12/2013
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Global Public Health Significance of Plasmodium vivax

Simon I. Hay, Peter W. Gething, Iqbal R. F. Elyazar, Ric N. Price and J. Kevin Baird

2. Plasmodium vivax Biology: The Life Strategies of a Persistent Parasite

John W. Barnwell, Esmeralda V. S. Meyer and Mary R. Galinski

3. Plasmodium vivax Relapse: Biology, Epidemiology, and Therapeutic Implications

Nicholas J. White and M. Imwong

4. The Clinical Medicine of Plasmodium vivax

Nicholas M. Anstey, Nicholas M. Douglas, Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo and Ric N. Price

5. Plasmodium vivax Malaria Therapy for Neurosyphilis

Georges Snounou and Jean-Louis Pérignon

6. Resistance to Plasmodium vivax

Peter A. Zimmerman, Marcelo Urbano Ferreira, Rosalind E. Howes and Odile Mercereau-Puijalon

7. Natural Acquisition of Immunity to P. vivax: Epidemiological Observations and Potential Targets

Ivo Mueller, Mary R. Galinski, Myriam Arevalo-Herrera, Takafumi Tsuboi and Christopher L. King

8. Diagnosis and Treatment of Plasmodium vivax Infections

J. Kevin Baird, Jason D Maguire and Ric N. Price

9. G6PD Deficiency: Global Distribution, Genetic Variants and Primaquine Therapy

Rosalind E. Howes, Ari W. Satyagraha, Lucio Luzzatto, J. Kevin Baird and Simon I. Hay

10. The Epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax

David L. Smith, Christinah Chiyaka, Simon I. Hay and F. Ellis McKenzie

11. The Genomics, Population Genetics and Evolutionary History of Plasmodium vivax

Jane M. Carlton, Aparup Das and Ananias Escalante

12. Reducing Transmission of Plasmodium vivax Malaria Using Antimalarial Drugs

Nicholas M. Douglas, George K. John, Lorenz von Seidlein, Nicholas M. Anstey and Ric N. Price

13. Control and Elimination of Plasmodium vivax

G. Dennis Shanks

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