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Foundations of Parasitology (International Edition)

Foundations of Parasitology (International Edition) - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0071112710

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ISBN13: 978-0071112710
ISBN10: 0071112715 Edition: 7TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2004
International: Yes

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Foundations of Parasitology (International Edition) - 7TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071112710

Larry S. Roberts, John Janovy and P. Schmidt

ISBN13: 978-0071112710
ISBN10: 0071112715 Edition: 7TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2004
International: Yes
Summary
  • JPEG files of art from the text will be available online.
  • The numerous changes in Chapter 1 include updating the table on global prevalence of various human parasites. There is also a new section entitled "Parasitology for Fun and Profit" to emphasize the fascinating study of parasites.
  • Chapter 2 has been completely reorganized and retitled "Parasite Systematics, Ecology, and Evo-lution." There is increased emphasis on molecular systematics and on cladistics, providing some examples here and a plethora of examples in chapters to follow. A short section on evolution of virulence has been added.
  • Chapter 3 has been rewritten, reorganized, and expanded, including a new section introducing antimicrobial peptides (defensins) and Toll-like receptors and new tables listing the many ways that protozoan and helminth parasites evade host defenses. The figure illustrating effects of cytokines on various cells has been redrawn and made easier to follow.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Parasitology
2. Basic Principles and Concepts I: Parasite Systematics, Ecology and Evolution
3. Basic Principles and Concepts II: Immunology and Pathology
4. Parasitic Prototoa: Form, Function, and Classification
5. Kinetoplasta: Trypanosomes and their Kin
6. Other Flagellated Protozoa
7. The Amebas
8. Phylum Apicomplexa: Gregarines, Coccidia, and Related Organisms
9. Phylum Apicomplexa: Malaria Organisms and Piroplasms
10. Phylum Ciliophora: Ciliated Protistan Parasites
11. Microsporida and Myxozoa: Parasites with Polar Filaments
12. The Mesozoa: Pioneers or Degenerates?
13. Introduction to Phylum Platyhelminthes
14. Trematoda: Aspidobothrea
15. Trematoda: Form, Function, and Classification of Digeneans
16. Digeneans: Strigeiformes
17. Digeneans: Echinostomatiformes
18. Digeneans: Plagiorchiformesand Opisthorchiformes
19. Monogenoidea
20. Cestoidea: Form, Function, and Classification of the Tapeworms
21. Tapeworms
22. Phylum Nematoda: Form, Function, and Classification
23. Nematodes: Trichurida and Dioctophymatida, Enoplean Parasites
24. Nematodes: Rhabditida, Pioneering Parasites
25. Nematodes: Strongylida, Bursate Rhabditians
26. Nematodes: Ascaridida, Intestinal Large Roundworms
27. Nematodes: Oxyurida, Pinworms
28. Nematodes: Spirurida, A Potpourri
29. Nematodes: Filaroidea, Filiarial Worms
30. Nematodes: Camallanina, Guinea Worms and Others
31. Phylum Nematomorpha, Hairworms
32. Phylum Acanthocephala: Thorny-Headed Worms
33. Phylum Arthropoda: Form, Function, and Classification
34. Parasitic Crustaceans
35. Pentastomida: Tongue Worms
36. Parasitic Insects: Mallophaga and Anoplura, Lice
37. Parasitic Insects: Hemiptera, Bugs
38. Parasitic Insects: Fleas, Order Siphonaptera
39. Parasitic Insectcs: Diptera, Flies
40. Parasitic Insects: Stepsiptera, Hymenoptera, and Others
41. Parasitic Arachnids: Subclass Acari, Ticks and Mites

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