Advances in Parasitology by John R. BakerAdvances in Parasitology by John R. Baker

Advances in Parasitology

byJohn R. BakerEditorRalph Muller, David Rollinson

Hardcover | January 22, 1999

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Advances in Parasitology is a series of up-to-date reviews of all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. It includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as typanosomiasis and scabies, and more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.
Professor David Rollinson is a Merit Research Scientist at the Natural History Museum in London, where he leads a research team in the Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories and directs the WHO Collaborating Centre for schistosomiasis. He has had a long fascination with parasites and the diseases that they cause, this has involved hi...
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Title:Advances in ParasitologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:426 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:January 22, 1999Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

C.J. Schofield and J.C.P. Dias, The Southern Cone Initiative Against Chagas Disease.
E.P. Camargo, Phytomonasand Other Trypanosomatid Parasites of Plants and Fruits.
D. Blair, Z.-B. Xu and T. Agatsuma, Paragonimiasis and the GenusParagonimus.
J. Andreassen, E. Bennet-Jenkins and C. Bryant, Immunology and Biochemistry ofHymenolepis diminuta.
M. Albonico, D.W.T. Crompton and L. Savioli, Control Strategies for Human Intestinal Nematode Infections.
J.B. Alarcon, G.W. Waine and D.P. McManus, DNA Vaccines: Technology and Application as Anti-Parasite and Anti-Microbial Agents.

From Our Editors

Parasites can lead to all sorts of deadly infections in some organisms - but can have remarkably beneficial effects when interacting with others. The challenge facing modern science is to determine what precise effect parasites can have on human and animal physiology... before they do significant damage. In Advances in Parasitology, Volume 42, John R. Baker, Ralph Muller and David Rollinson compile reviews that will help students understand the abilities of a variety of parasites, including scabies, typanosomiasis, and more. 

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Praise for the Series"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