Advances in Parasitology

Edited by

  • John Baker, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London, U.K.
  • Ralph Muller, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U.K.
  • David Rollinson, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.Now edited by J.R. Baker (Royal School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, UK), R. Muller (International Institute of Parasitology, UK) and D. Rollinson (The Natural History Museum, UK), supported by an international Editorial Board, Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as typanosomiasis and scabies, and reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications. Eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on such topics as Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems in Epidemiology.
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Audience

Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine, entomology, zoology, and veterinary science

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2002
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-031752-3

Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing." —PARASITOLOGY "The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers." —ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY



Table of Contents

The ecology of fish parasites with particular reference to helminth parasites and their salmonid fish hosts in Welsh rivers: a review of some of the essential questions. Biology of the schistosome genus Trichobilharzia. The consequences of reducing transmission of Plasmodium falciparum in Africa. Cytokine-mediated host responses during schistosome infections; walking the fine line between immunological control and immuno-pathology.