Description

Advances in Parasitology is a series of up-to-date reviews of all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. It includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as typanosomiasis and scabies, and more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.

Readership

Parasitologists in all branches of the subject.

Table of Contents

C.J. Schofield and J.C.P. Dias, The Southern Cone Initiative Against Chagas Disease. E.P. Camargo, Phytomonas and Other Trypanosomatid Parasites of Plants and Fruits. D. Blair, Z.-B. Xu and T. Agatsuma, Paragonimiasis and the Genus Paragonimus. J. Andreassen, E. Bennet-Jenkins and C. Bryant, Immunology and Biochemistry of Hymenolepis diminuta. M. Albonico, D.W.T. Crompton and L. Savioli, Control Strategies for Human Intestinal Nematode Infections. J.B. Alarcon, G.W. Waine and D.P. McManus, DNA Vaccines: Technology and Application as Anti-Parasite and Anti-Microbial Agents.

Details

No. of pages:
426
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080580883
Print ISBN:
9780120317424
Print ISBN:
9780123916501

About the serial-volume-editors

David Rollinson

Professor David Rollinson is a Merit Research Scientist at the Natural History Museum in London, where he leads a research team in the Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories and directs the WHO Collaborating Centre for schistosomiasis. He has had a long fascination with parasites and the diseases that they cause, this has involved him in many overseas projects especially in Africa. He is on the WHO Expert Advisory Panel of parasitic diseases, the editor of Advances in Parasitology and a former President of the World Federation of Parasitologists. His research group uses a multidisciplinary approach, which combines detailed molecular studies in the laboratory with ongoing collaborative studies in endemic areas of disease, to explore the intriguing world of parasites in order to help control and eliminate parasitic diseases.

Reviews

@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing." @source:--PARASITOLOGY @qu:"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." @source:--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY