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. Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and Trypanosomes. The series also contains 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 various topics including “Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems in Epidemiology” and “The Evolution of Parasitism - a phylogenetic persepective”.With an impact factor of 3.9 the series ranks second in the ISI Parasitology subject category.
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Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine, entomology, zoology, and veterinary science


Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-031759-2


"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

Genes and Susceptibility to LeishmaniasisCryptosporidium and CryptosporidiosisIchthyophthirius multifiliis (Fouquet) and ichthyophthiriosis in freshwater teleostsBiology of the Phylum Nematomorpha