9780697424303

Gerald D. Schmidt & Larry S. Roberts' Foundations of Parasitology

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    9780697424303

  • ISBN10:

    0697424308

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Univ. of Miami, FL. Textbook for upper-division courses in general parasitology. Emphasizes principles, physiology, morphology and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. Halftone illustrations with color plates. Previous edition: c1996.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Introduction to Parasitology
1(8)
Basic Principles and Concepts I: Parasite Ecology and Evolution
9(12)
Basic Principles and Concepts II: Immunology and Pathology
21(16)
Parasitic Protozoa: Form, Function, and Classification
37(18)
Kinetoplasta: Trypanosomes and Their Kin
55(28)
Other Flagellated Protozoa
83(18)
The Amebas
101(16)
Phylum Apicomplexa: Gregarines, Coccidia, and Related Organisms
117(24)
Phylum Apicomplexa: Malaria Organisms and Piroplasms
141(26)
Phylum Ciliophora: Ciliated Protistan Parasites
167(6)
Phyla Microspora and Myxozoa: Parasites with Polar Filaments
173(10)
The Mesozoa: Pioneers or Degenerates?
183(6)
Introduction to the Phylum Platyhelminthes
189(10)
Trematoda: Aspidobothrea
199(8)
Trematoda: Form, Function, and Classification of Digeneans
207(28)
Digeneans: Strigeiformes
235(18)
Digeneans: Echinostomatiformes
253(12)
Digeneans: Plagiorchiformes and Opisthorchiformes
265(18)
Monogenea
283(16)
Cestoidea: Form, Function, and Classification of the Tapeworms
299(28)
Tapeworms
327(28)
Phylum Nematoda: Form, Function, and Classification
355(30)
Nematodes: Trichurida and Dioctophymatida, Enoplean Parasites
385(14)
Nematodes: Rhabditida, Pioneering Parasites
399(6)
Nematodes: Strongylida, Bursate Rhabditians
405(14)
Nematodes: Ascaridida, Intestinal Large Roundworms
419(14)
Nematodes: Oxyurida, the Pinworms
433(6)
Nematodes: Spirurida, a Potpourri
439(8)
Nematodes: Filaroidea, the Filarial Worms
447(14)
Nematodes: Camallanina, the Guinea Worms and Others
461(8)
Phylum Acanthocephala: Thorny-Headed Worms
469(16)
Phylum Pentastomida: Tongue Worms
485(8)
Phylum Arthropoda: Form, Function, and Classification
493(22)
Parasitic Crustaceans
515(24)
Parasitic Insects: Mallophaga and Anoplura, the Lice
539(12)
Parasitic Insects: Hemiptera, the Bugs
551(8)
Parasitic Insects: Siphonaptera, the Fleas
559(12)
Parasitic Insects: Diptera, the Flies
571(24)
Parasitic Insects: Strepsiptera, Hymenoptera, and Others
595(12)
Parasitic Arachnids: Subclass Acari, the Ticks and Mites
607(22)
Glossary 629(18)
Index 647

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