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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

Summary

The 8th Edition of this popular text has been revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field. It explores the complete range of parasites that prey on humans; the diseases that they cause; their modes of acquisition, transmission, and epidemiology; and their pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Now presents updates on parasitic infections in immunocompromised hosts, and includes additional chapters on newly recognized human parasites. Features new illustrations and drawings of helminthic lifecycles. Contains over 290 illustrations!


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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