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Title:
Markell and Voge's medical parasitology
Author:
Markell, Edward K.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Eighth edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Saunders, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 501 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780721676340
Format :
Book

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Central Library RC119 .M3 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

The New Edition of this welltext explores the complete range of parasites that prey on humansprotozoa, helminths, and arthropods. It also discusses the disthat they cause; their modes of acquisition, transmission, and epidemioland their pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Discusses symbiosis and parasitism, parasite classification, and the world distribution and prevalence of parasitic disease. Explores arthropods both as parasites in their own right, and as vectors or intermediate hosts for other parasites. Emphasizes the most recent research findings and the most cuttingtechniques for diagnosis and treatment. Offers expanded and updated coverage of parasitic infections in immunocompromised hosts. Presents new information on the taxonomy of intestinal protozoa and microsporidia...the freeamebae life cycle and relapse mechanism...and recently discovered parasites. Contains many new illustrations, including 20 new drawings of helminthic life cycles.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Parasites, Parasitism, And Host Relations
LumenProtozoa
Malaria
Other Blood- And TissueProtozoa
The Trematodes
The Cestodes
The Intestinal Nematodes
The Blood- And TissueNematodes
Arthropods and Human Disease
Parasitic Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts
Signs and Symptoms of Parasitic Disease
Pseudoparasites and Pitfalls
Examination of Stool Specimens
Examination of Blood, Other Body Fluids and Tissues, Sputum, And Urine
Immunodiagnostic Techniques

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