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 2009 impact factor is 6.231.
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Audience

Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and entomology

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-391429-3

Reviews

"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. Cryptic parasite revealed - improved prospects for treatment and control of human cryptosporidiosis, A. Jex, R. Gasser, Y. A. L. Lim, J. Bethony, P. J. Hotez, N. D. Young

2. Trichomonas vaginalis pathobiology: new insights from the genome sequence, R. Hirt, N. de Miguel, S. Nakjang, D. Dessi, Y.-C. Liu, N. Diaz, P. Rappelli, A. Acosta-Serrano, P. L. Fiori, J. C. Mottram 

3. Coinfection of Schistosoma (Trematoda) with Bacteria, Protozoa and Helminths, B. Fried, A. Abruzzi

4. Assessment and Monitoring of Onchocerciasis in Latin America, O. Real-Najarro, T. Unnasch, M. Rodriguez Perez