Foundations of Parasitology

ISBN-10: 0073028274

ISBN-13: 9780073028279

Edition: 8th 2009

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Description: A parasitology text for biology and/or zoology students at the undergraduate level. Emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. This is not a diagnostic manual for medical students.

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Book details

List price: $235.33
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/13/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 728
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.4
Language: English

Larry Roberts is currently teaching parasitology and marine biology at the University of Miami. He received his Ph.D. in Parasitology from Johns Hopkins University and is a coauthor of Foundations of Parasitology, 5/e. Past teaching affiliations include University of Massachusetts, Texas Tech University, and Florida International University. Dr. Roberts has authored numerous research articles and a title of related interest: Underwater World of Sport Diving.

Introduction to Parasitology
Basic Principles and Concepts I: Parasite Systematics, Ecology and Evolution
Basic Principles and Concepts II: Immunology and Pathology
Parasitic Prototoa: Form, Function, and Classification
Kinetoplasta: Trypanosomes and Their Kin
Other Flagellated Protozoa
The Amebas
Phylum Apicomplexa: Gregarines, Coccidia, and Related Organisms
Phylum Apicomplexa: Malaria Organisms and Piroplasms
Phylum Ciliophora: Ciliated Protistan Parasites
Microsporida and Myxozoa: Parasites with Polar Filaments
The Mesozoa: Pioneers or Degenerates?
Introduction to Phylum Platyhelminthes
Trematoda: Aspidobothrea
Trematoda: Form, Function, and Classification of Digeneans
Digeneans: Strigeiformes
Digeneans: Echinostomatiformes
Digeneans: Plagiorchiformes and Opisthorchiformes
Monogenoidea
Cestoidea: Form, Function, and Classification of the Tapeworms
Tapeworms
Phylum Nematoda: Form, Function, and Classification
Nematodes: Trichinellida and Dioctophymatida, Enoplean Parasites
Nematodes: Tylenchina, Pioneering Parasites
Nematodes: Strongyloidea, Bursate Rhabditidans
Nematodes: Ascaridomorpha, Intestinal Large Roundworms
Nematodes: Oxyuridomorpha, Pinworms
Nematodes: Gnathostomatomorpha and Spiruromorpha, a Potpourri
Nematodes: Filaroidea, Filiarial Worms
Nematodes: Dracunculoidea, Guinea Worms and Others
Phylum Nematomorpha, Hairworms
Phylum Acanthocephala: Thorny-Headed Worms
Phylum Arthropoda: Form, Function, and Classification
Parasitic Crustaceans
Pentastomida: Tongue Worms
Parasitic Insects: Phthiraptera, Chewing and Sucking Lice
Parasitic Insects: Hemiptera, Bugs
Parasitic Insects: Fleas, Order Siphonaptera
Parasitic Insects: Diptera, Flies
Parasitic Insects: Strepsiptera, Hymenoptera, and Others
Parasitic Arachnids: Subclass Acari, Ticks and Mites
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