Important Helminth Infections in Southeast Asia
Diversity and Potential for Control and Elimination, Part BEdited by
- Xiao-Nong Zhou, National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
- Robert Bergquist, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
- Remigio Olveda, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City, The Phillipines
- Juerg Utzinger, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
This thematic volume provides authoritative, up-to-date reviews pertaining to the epidemiology, public health significance and shifts therein, control (current activities, successes, setbacks), persisting challenges (e.g. sanitation, universal coverage of health services, health-related behavior) of the key parasitic diseases in Southeast Asia. The book also discusses the new tools and approaches for enhanced discovery and control of helminthic diseases.
Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and entomology.
Advances in Parasitology
Hardbound, 480 Pages
Published: July 2010
Imprint: Academic Press
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M Sinoun et al. Schistosoma mekongi in Cambodia and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Willingham et al. Combating Taenia solium Cysticercosis in Southeast Asia: An Opportunity for Improving Human Health and Livestock Production
D McManus et al. Echinococcosis with particular reference to Southeast AsiaSripa et al. Food-borne Trematodiases: Epidemiology, Pathology, Clinical Manifestation and Control
Odermatt et al. Less common parasitic infections which can produce outbreaksS Lv et al. Cerebrospinal helminthiasis in Southeast Asia
P Steinmann et al. The face of multiparasitism: which helminths are commonly found together?S Attwood et al. Studies on the parasitology, phylogeography, and the evolution of hostparasite infections, for the snail intermediate hosts of medically important trematode genera in Southeast Asia.
SH Xiao et al. Anthelminthic drug development in ChinaW Hu et al. The "omics" sciences in our wormy world: genomics, proteomics and transcriptomics
YL Wang et al. Advances in metabolic profiling of experimental Nematode and Trematode infections.