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A parasitology text for biology and/or zoology students at the undergraduate level. Emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. This is not a diagnostic manual for medical students.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Parasitology|
|Basic Principles and Concepts I: Parasite Systematics, Ecology and Evolution|
|Basic Principles and Concepts II: Immunology and Pathology|
|Parasitic Prototoa: Form, Function, and Classification|
|Kinetoplasta: Trypanosomes and Their Kin|
|Other Flagellated Protozoa|
|Phylum Apicomplexa: Gregarines, Coccidia, and Related Organisms|
|Phylum Apicomplexa: Malaria Organisms and Piroplasms|
|Phylum Ciliophora: Ciliated Protistan Parasites|
|Microsporida and Myxozoa: Parasites with Polar Filaments|
|The Mesozoa: Pioneers or Degenerates?|
|Introduction to Phylum Platyhelminthes|
|Trematoda: Form, Function, and Classification of Digeneans|
|Digeneans: Plagiorchiformes and Opisthorchiformes|
|Cestoidea: Form, Function, and Classification of the Tapeworms|
|Phylum Nematoda: Form, Function, and Classification|
|Nematodes: Trichinellida and Dioctophymatida, Enoplean Parasites|
|Nematodes: Tylenchina, Pioneering Parasites|
|Nematodes: Strongyloidea, Bursate Rhabditidans|
|Nematodes: Ascaridomorpha, Intestinal Large Roundworms|
|Nematodes: Oxyuridomorpha, Pinworms|
|Nematodes: Gnathostomatomorpha and Spiruromorpha, a Potpourri|
|Nematodes: Filaroidea, Filiarial Worms|
|Nematodes: Dracunculoidea, Guinea Worms and Others|
|Phylum Nematomorpha, Hairworms|
|Phylum Acanthocephala: Thorny-Headed Worms|
|Phylum Arthropoda: Form, Function, and Classification|
|Pentastomida: Tongue Worms|
|Parasitic Insects: Phthiraptera, Chewing and Sucking Lice|
|Parasitic Insects: Hemiptera, Bugs|
|Parasitic Insects: Fleas, Order Siphonaptera|
|Parasitic Insects: Diptera, Flies|
|Parasitic Insects: Strepsiptera, Hymenoptera, and Others|
|Parasitic Arachnids: Subclass Acari, Ticks and Mites|
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