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Foundations of Parasitology,9780073524191
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Foundations of Parasitology

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Edition:
9th
ISBN13:

9780073524191

ISBN10:
0073524190
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/27/2012
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Summary

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

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: Plagiorchiformes and Opisthorchiformes

19 Monogenoidea

20 Cestoidea: Form, Function, and Classification of the Tapeworms

21 Tapeworms

22 Phylum Nematoda: Form, Function, and Classification

23 Nematodes: Trichinellida and Dioctophymatida, Enoplean Parasites

24 Nematodes: Tylenchina, Pioneering Parasites

25 Nematodes: Strongyloidea, Bursate Rhabditidans

26 Nematodes: Ascaridomorpha, Intestinal Large Roundworms

27 Nematodes: Oxyuridomorpha, Pinworms

28 Nematodes: Gnathostomatomorpha and Spiruromorpha, a Potpourri

29 Nematodes: Filaroidea, Filiarial Worms

30 Nematodes: Dracunculoidea, 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: Phthiraptera, Chewing and Sucking Lice

37 Parasitic Insects: Hemiptera, Bugs

38 Parasitic Insects: Fleas, Order Siphonaptera

39 Parasitic Insects: Diptera, Flies

40 Parasitic Insects: Strepsiptera, Hymenoptera, and Others

41 Parasitic Arachnids: Subclass Acari, Ticks and Mites



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