Based on an exhibition by the Wellcome Tropical Medicine Institute, this is an illustrative treatment of one of the world's major health problems, written with the non-specialist in mind. It covers the four species of malaria parasite that infect humans; stable and unstable malaria; transmission of malaria; methods used to study mosquitos; possibilities for vaccine production using new technology; malaria as it occurs throughout the world; and the history of malaria treatment and management programs.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.20(d)|
Table of Contents
PART I: Introduction