Trematode Infections and Diseases of Man and Animals

Overview

Over the last few decades new data on the distribution, pathogenicity, diagnosis, treatment and control of trematode infections and diseases in man and animals, including zoonotic trematodiasis, have emerged from various geographical regions. These new data are compiled in this book together with existing information to fulfil the present need. Seven major trematode-induced disease groups, namely, schistosomiasis, paragonimiasis, fascioliasis and fasciolopsiasis, dicrocoeliasis and eurytremiasis, clonorchiasis ...

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Overview

Over the last few decades new data on the distribution, pathogenicity, diagnosis, treatment and control of trematode infections and diseases in man and animals, including zoonotic trematodiasis, have emerged from various geographical regions. These new data are compiled in this book together with existing information to fulfil the present need. Seven major trematode-induced disease groups, namely, schistosomiasis, paragonimiasis, fascioliasis and fasciolopsiasis, dicrocoeliasis and eurytremiasis, clonorchiasis and opisthorchiasis, paramphistomiasis, and diseases due to intestinal trematode infections are dealt with in this book. These diseases still rank as a major cause of morbidity and mortality - both in man and in livesk - mainly in the tropics, and contribute to the socio-economic problems. Many of these diseases are also zoonoses, some major and others potential.
The intended readership of this treatise include postgraduate students of medical and veterinary parasitology, research workers as well as medical practitioners, veterinarians, tropical diseases specialists, veterinary public health specialists and teachers concerned with trematode infections and trematodiasis of man and animals.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Compiles the considerable data on the distribution, pathogenicity, diagnosis, treatment, and control of trematode infections and diseases that have been gathered from various geographical regions over the past few decades. Considers seven major disease groups induced by the parasites that cause morbidity and mortality in both humans and their livestock, mostly in the tropics where the losses are great enough to contribute significantly to socio-economic problems. Addressed to graduate students, researchers, and practitioners of medical and veterinary parasitology and to specialists in tropical diseases or veterinary public health. Published in collaboration with the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. Double spaced. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048151523
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 363
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Schistosomiasis. 3. Paragonimiasis. 4. Fascioliasis and Fasciolopsiasis. 5. Dicrocoeliasis and Eurytremiasis. 6. Clonorchiasis and Opisthorchiasis. 7. Paramphistomiasis. 8. Echinostomiasis, Heterophyasis, Metagonimiasis and Other Intestinal Trematode Infections. Subject Index.

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