The Epidemiology Of Plasmodium Vivax: History, Hiatus And Hubris, Part B by J. Kevin Rollinson

The Epidemiology Of Plasmodium Vivax: History, Hiatus And Hubris, Part B

byJ. Kevin RollinsonEditorS.i. Hay, Ric Price

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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.



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About The Author

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:The Epidemiology Of Plasmodium Vivax: History, Hiatus And Hubris, Part BFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 11, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124078265

ISBN - 13:9780124078260

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Table of Contents

1.Plasmodium vivax: modern strategies to study a persistent parasite's life cycle

Mary R. Galinski, Esmeralda V. S. Meyer and John W. Barnwell

2. Red blood cell polymorphism and susceptibility to Plasmodium vivax

Pete A. Zimmerman, Marcelo U. Ferreira, Rosalind E. Howes and Odile Mercereau-Puijalon

3. Natural acquisition of immunity to P. vivax: epidemiological observations and potential targets

Ivo Mueller, Mary R. Galinski, Takafumi Tsuboi, Miriam Arevalo-Herrera and Christopher L. King

4. G6PD deficiency: global distribution, genetic variants and primaquine therapy

Rosalind E. Howes, Katherine E. Battle, Ari W. Satyagraha, J. Kevin Baird and Simon I. Hay

5. Genomics, population genetics and evolutionary history of Plasmodium vivax

Jane M. Carlton, Aparup Das and Ananias A. Escalante

6. Plasmodium vivax malaria therapy for neurosyphilis

Georges Snounou and Jean-Louis Pérignon

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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