Advances in Automated Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites of Animals and Humans

Advances in Automated Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites of Animals and Humans

1st Edition - September 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Laura Rinaldi, Guiseppe Cringoli︎
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323993968

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Advances in Parasitology, Volume 116, the latest release in this ongoing series, includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, along with reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy and life history. Chapters in this update include Landscape analysis of available diagnostic tests for STH: how far are we from the WHO TPPS? and Challenges and solutions for the diagnosis of animal and human Strongyloides stercoralis infection.

Key Features

  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of parasitology
  • Includes medical studies of parasites of major influence
  • Features reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy and life history which will help shape current thinking and applications

Readership

PhD students, professors, scientists, health workers, government officers, and policy makers at various levels

Table of Contents

  • 1. Landscape analysis of available diagnostic tests for STH: How far are we from the WHO TPPS
    2. Challenges and solutions for the diagnosis of animal and human Strongyloides stercoralis infection

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: September 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323993968

About the Serial Volume Editors

Laura Rinaldi

Laura Rinaldi is Full Professor of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases at the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnosis of Intestinal Helminths and Protozoa. She is co-founder and Associate Editor of the Journal Geospatial Health and from 2012-2020 she was President of the International Society for Geospatial Health (GnosisGIS). She is on the WHO Technical Advisory Group (DTAG) for NTD diagnostics and her interests are in the epidemiology (using geospatial tools), diagnosis (improving traditional and using innovative techniques) and control of protozoa, helminths and arthropoda of veterinary and medical importance. Her main research areas are focused on the diagnosis, mapping and control of human soil-transmitted helminths, inclusive of zoonotic parasites, and efficacy of antiparasitic drugs against protozoa and helminths of medical and veterinary interest.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II; Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnosis of Intestinal Helminths and Protozoa, Italy

Guiseppe Cringoli︎

Giuseppe Cringoli is Full Professor of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases at the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II and diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College. He is Director of the Regional Center for Monitoring of Parasitic Diseases (Campania Region, Italy) and of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnosis of Intestinal Helminths and Protozoa. He is also President of the school of Veterinary Medicine and Agricultural Sciences of the University of Naples Federico II. His main research interests are epidemiology, diagnosis and control of protozoa, helminths and artropoda of veterinary and human interest. He has a great experience in intestinal parasite epidemiology and diagnostics development, implementation and evaluation. He is inventor of novel diagnostic tools e.g., the widely recognised FLOTAC, Mini-FLOTAC and Fill-FLOTAC devices and techniques for qualitative and quantitative uro/copromicroscopic diagnosis of helminths and intestinal protozoa in animals and humans.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

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