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Modern Parasitology: A Textbook of Parasitology, Second

It is a thorough revision and replace of the hugely profitable first version, which which completed revenues in way over 4,500. The textual content serves as a accomplished advent to parasitology for either undergraduate and starting graduate scholars. during this variation, specific emphasis is put on parasites of human and veterinary significance. the 1st 3 chapters within the textual content are involved in how parasites 'work,' their biochemistry, molecular and mobilephone biology and body structure. the remainder chapters hide ecology and epidemiology, immunology and chemotherapy, with the ultimate bankruptcy overlaying built-in keep watch over. This re-creation comprises new fabric on phone and molecular biology, vectors and keep watch over, that's not like the final organic process of the 1st variation. the second one variation will be triumphant the 1st because the significant textual content on parasitology for college students in biology, zoology, microbiology, medication, veterinary medication, tropical medication and public health.Content:
Chapter 1 Parasitic Protozoa (pages 1–23): F. E. G. Cox
Chapter 2 Parasitic Helminths (pages 24–52): P. J. Whitfield
Chapter three Vectors (pages 53–74): D. H. Molyneux
Chapter four Epidemiology (pages 75–116): R. M. Anderson
Chapter five Biochemistry (pages 117–136): C. Bryant
Chapter 6 Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics (pages 137–156): D. T. Hart and F. E. G. Cox
Chapter 7 body structure and meals (pages 157–192): L. H. Chappell
Chapter eight Immunology (pages 193–218): F. E. G. Cox
Chapter nine Chemotherapy (pages 219–242): W. E. Gutteridge
Chapter 10 keep watch over (pages 243–263): D. H. Molyneux

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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING Fig. 16 Balantidium ro/i from in vi/TO culture, Drnwn from a hacmatoxylin sUined slide. ciliates occur in most groups of venebrates and invertebrates and those in amphibians and earthworms are frequently encountered in elementary biology classes. Few of the parasitic ciliates are of any economic importance. 1 &lantidium coli Balantidium coli (Fig. L161 is a common parasite of pigs in all pans of the world and has also been recorded in rats, dogs, monkeys, apes and humans.

There are a number of Bamia species in wild animals but whether or not these play any sig' Theileria species are parasites of cattle, sheep and goats in which the majority of the life cycle occurs in the lymphoid tissues (Fig. 14c1 and tbe stages infective to ticks occur in the red blood cells (Fig. J4bl. The life cycle is shown in Fig. 9. The most serious diseases caused by Theileria occur in cattle in which T. paIVa, causing African theileriosis or EaSt CoaSt Fever, is often lethal, and T. aDDulata is somc· times lethal but as the infected cattle remain carriers for long periods this infection is probably morc important on a world scale than T.

Co .. ~ 0 e-_. ;:j ... ~. " ~:E ~]­ ~l • 29 PARASITIC HELMINTHS 0 ';e '0 J --. - .. 5 30 CHAPTER 2 genera Diphyllobothrium and Spirometro; cysticercosis caused by cysticercus stage larvae of T. solium; and hydatid disease resulting from the proliferative hydatid cyst larvae of Echinococcus granulosus. In none of these cases 3rc humans obligate hosts for the parasites - they contribute very little to paraSitic reproductive success being so rarely consumed by the relevant final hosts. l A variety of carnivores are the normal final hosts for sparganosis-producing Diphyllobothrium and Spirometra species.

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