Malaria

Malaria

by Bernard Marcus

Hardcover(Library Edition)

$34.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791074664
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Series: Deadly Diseases and Epidemics Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword David Heymann 6

1 On the Wings of Mosquitoes 8

2 A Complex Life Cycle 14

3 The Origin, Evolution, and Ecology of Malaria 26

4 The Discovery of Plasmodium 39

5 Diagnosis and Treatment 49

6 Attempts at Malarial Control 60

7 Preventing Malaria 74

8 Malaria Now 86

9 The Future of Malaria 93

Notes 104

Glossary 106

Bibliography 108

Further Resources 112

Index 115

About the Author 119

About the Consulting Editor 119

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