Advances In Parasitology by Rollinson

Advances In Parasitology

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

Advances in Parasitologyincludes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such asPlasmodium falciparumand 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 2012 impact factor is 3.778.

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

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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:312 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 14, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128000996

ISBN - 13:9780128000991

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Table of Contents

  1. Joint Infectious Causation of Human Cancers
    Paul W. Ewald and Holly A. Swain Ewald
  2. Neurological and Ocular Fascioliasis in Humans
    Santiago Mas-Coma, Verónica H. Agramunt and María Adela Valero
  3. Measuring Changes in Plasmodium falciparum Transmission: Precision, Accuracy and Costs of Metrics
    Lucy S. Tusting, Teun Bousema, David L. Smith and Chris Drakeley
  4. The Molecular Ecology of Marine Host-Parasite Relationships: A Review
    Götz Froeschke and Sophie von der Heyden
  5. New Insights Into Clonality and Panmixia in Plasmodium and Toxoplasma
    Michel Tibayrenc and Francisco J. Ayala

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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