Parasitology and Vector Biology

ISBN-10: 0124732755
ISBN-13: 9780124732759
Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)
List price: $115.00
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Description: This introduction to human and animal parasitology provides basic information on the biologies of such agents as protists, worms and arthropods. It also emphasizes how control programs can be structured in a sociological and economic milieu.

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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 7/22/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 702
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

This introduction to human and animal parasitology provides basic information on the biologies of such agents as protists, worms and arthropods. It also emphasizes how control programs can be structured in a sociological and economic milieu.

Introduction to the Protistan Parasites
Trypanosoma and Trypanosomosis
Leishmania and Leishmaniosis
Trichomonads and Trichomonosis
Giardia and Giardiosis
Amebas and Other Enteric Protists of Humans
Free-Living Amebas as Pathogens
Ciliates and Opalinids
Introduction to the Apicomplexa
The Gregarines
The Intestinal Coccidia
The Extraintestinal Coccidia
Malaria in Humans and Related Organisms
Piroplasmea and Piroplasmosis Myxozoa and Microspora
Introduction to the Flatworms and the Monogenea Aspidograstrea and Digenea
The Blood Flukes
The Liver Flukes
The Intestinal Flukes
The Lung Flukes
The Cestoidea, the Tapeworms
Orders Pseudophyllidea and Proteocephala
Order Cyclophyllidea
Introduction to the Nematodes
Strongyloides and Other Rhabditid Nematodes
Introduction to the Strongyles and the Hookworms
Strongyles of Horses
Nodular Worms, Kidney Worms, and Other Strongyloidea
Trichostrongyles of Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Other Ruminants
Strongylid Lungworms
Ascarids of Human and Other Hosts
Pinworms
Filarioid and Other Spirurid Nematodes
Guinea Worms
Trichinella, Trichuris, and Capillaria
Acanthocephala: Spiny-Headed Worms
Nematomorpha: Horsehair Worms
Annelida
Pentastomida
Introduction to the Arthropods
Crustacea
Introduction to the Insects
The Lice and the Cockroaches
Hemiptera: Bedbugs and Kissing Bugs
Fleas and Flea-Borne Diseases
Diptera: Nemtocera and Brachycera Diptera: Cyclorrapha
Myiasis
Introduction to the Arachnida and the Mites
Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

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