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Advances in Parasitology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323900836

Advances in Parasitology, Volume 112

1st Edition

Editors: David Rollinson Russell Stothard
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323900836
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st May 2021
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

1. Investigational imaging techniques for monitoring urogenital schistosomiasis
Michael H. Hsieh
2. Putting into context immune response of teleost fish and survival of metazoan parasites
Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli and Luisa Giari
3. Chapter titile to be confirmed
Amaya L. Bustinduy and Hermann Feldmeier
4. Coinfections in Tick-Borne Pathogens: An Evolutionary Perspective
kayla king
5. Control and Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Oceania: Prevalence, Geographical Distribution, Mass Drug Administration, and Surveillance, Samoa 1997 to 2017
Patricia Margaret Graves
6. Taking the strain out of onchocerciasis: A reanalysis of blindness and transmission data does not support the existence of a savanna blinding strain of onchocerciasis in West Africa
María-Gloria Basanez
7. Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis: From parasite biology and immunology to diagnosis and control
Maria-Gloria Basanez


Description

Advances in Parasitology, Volume 112, 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 Taking the strain out of onchocerciasis: a reanalysis of blindness and transmission data does not support the existence of a savanna blinding strain of onchocerciasis in West Africa, Enterocytozoon bieneusi of animals, Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis, Genomic analysis reveals predominant clonality and progressive evolution at all evolutionary scales in eukaryotic pathogens, HTLV-I and Strongyloides: the worm lurking beneath, and more.

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 help shape current thinking and applications

Readership

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


Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2021
Published:
1st May 2021
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323900836

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About the Editors

David Rollinson

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Merit Research Scientist, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Russell Stothard

Russell Stothard

Prof. Russell Stothard is Chair in Medical Parasitology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair in Medical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK