Ascaris: The Neglected Parasite
Advanced researchers and students in helminthology, parasitology, epidemiology, molecular and immunological biology. Parasitologists and life scientists working on nematode parasites, veterinary surgeons, veterinary parasitologists, clinicians interested in human parasitology and human health, epidemiologists, World Health professionals.
Hardbound, 460 Pages
Published: June 2013
Imprint: Academic Press
"Ascaris lumbricoides is a parasitic nematode worm that primarily infects children in impoverished conditions throughout the tropics. As many as 1.2 billion people may be infected. It causes both developmental and cognitive problems in the infected. In spite of being such a common affliction Ascaris remains little studied. This volume of essaysâ¦attempts to address that."-- Reference & Research Book News,December 2013