9780072348989

Foundations of Parasitology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072348989

  • ISBN10:

    0072348984

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-05-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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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

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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