Advances in Parasitology

Series Editor:

  • David Rollinson, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
  • S.I. Hay, Professor of Epidemiology, Spatial Epidemiology and Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, U.K.

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 control of human parasitic diseases and global mapping of infectious diseases. The 2008 impact factor is 5.514.
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Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and entomology.


Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-381512-5


"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

  1. Cryptosporidiosis In Southeast Asia: What’s Out There?
  2. Yvonne A. L. Lim, Aaron R. Jex, Huw V. Smith, and Robin B. Gasser

  3. Human schistosomiasis in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS): epidemiology and control
  4. Hélène Moné, Moudachirou Ibikounlé, Achille Massougbodji, and Gabriel Mouahid

  5. The rise and fall of human oesophagostomiasis

A.M. Polderman, M. Eberhard S. Baeta, R.B. Gasser, L. van Lieshout,P. Magnussen, A. Olsen, N. Spannbrucker, J. Ziem, J. Horton