Human Parasitology

Other | April 1, 2005

byBogitsh, Burton J., Burton J. Bogitsh, Thomas N. Oeltmann...

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Human Parasitology emphasizes the medical aspects of the topic, while incorporating functional morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and immunology to enhance appreciation of the diverse implications of parasitism. Bridging the gap between classical clinical parasitology texts and traditional encyclopaedic treatises, Human Parasitology appeals to students interested not only in the medical aspects of Parasitology but also to those who require a solid foundation in the biology of parasites.

*Updated and expanded reference section
*New chapter on Immunology
*Additional SEM and TEM micrographs
*Professionally drawn life cycle illustrations
*Addition of "Host Immune Response section for each organism

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Human Parasitology emphasizes the medical aspects of the topic, while incorporating functional morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and immunology to enhance appreciation of the diverse implications of parasitism. Bridging the gap between classical clinical parasitology texts and traditional encyclopaedic treatises, Human Parasitolog...

Dr. Carter received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in biology at Loma Linda University and his Ph.D. degree at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is currently a Professor Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University. He has authored more than 70 publications with a primary focus on the biochemistry and immunology of parasites. ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:488 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Symbiosis and Parasitism
Parasite-Host Interactions
General Characteristics of the Protozoa
Visceral Protozoa I: Amoebae and Ciliates
Visceral Protozoa II: Flagellates
Blood and Tissue Protozoa I: Hemoflagellates
Blood and Tissue Protozoa II: Human Malaria
Genearal Characteristics of the Trematoda
Visceral Flukes
Blood Flukes
General Characteristics of the Cestoidea
Intestinal Tapeworms
Extraintestinal Tapeworms
General Characteristics of the Nematoda
Intestinal Nematodes
Blood and Tissue Nematodes
Arthropods as Vectors