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Asiatic Liver Fluke - From Basic Science to Public Health, Part A - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128145760, 9780128145777

Asiatic Liver Fluke - From Basic Science to Public Health, Part A, Volume 101

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Banchob Sripa, PhD Paul Brindley
eBook ISBN: 9780128145777
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128145760
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th June 2018
Page Count: 230
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Table of Contents

  1. Taxonomy, Ecology and Population Genetics of Opisthorchis viverrini and Its Intermediate Hosts
    Trevor N. Petney, Ross H. Andrews, Weerachai Saijuntha, Smarn Tesana, Sattracha Prasopdee, Nadda Kiatsopit and Paiboon Sithithaworn
    2. Epidemiology of Opisthorchis viverrini Infection
    Apiporn Suwannatrai, Prasert Saichua and Melissa Haswell
    3. Reservoir Animals and Their Roles in Transmission of Opisthorchis viverrini
    Sirikachorn Tangkawattana and Prasarn Tangkawattana

    4. Social Influence in Liver Fluke Transmission: Application of Social Network Analysis of Food Sharing in Thai Isaan Culture
    Waraphon Phimpraphai, Sirikachorn Tangkawattana, Suwicha Kasemsuwan and Banchob Sripa
    5. Opisthorchis viverrini Draft Genome - Biomedical Implications and Future Avenues
    Neil D. Young and Robin B. Gasser
    6. Opisthorchiasis-Induced Cholangiocarcinoma: How Innate Immunity May Cause Cancer
    Steven W. Edwards, Edward M. Spofford, Charlotte Price, Helen L. Wright, Kanin Salao, Sutas Suttiprapa and Banchob Sripa
    7. Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Detection of Opisthorchis viverrini sensu lato in Human and Intermediate Hosts for Use in Control and Elimination Programs
    Weerachai Saijuntha, Kanyarat Duenngai, Sirikachorn Tangkawattana, Trevor N. Petney, Ross H. Andrews and Paiboon Sithithaworn


Asiatic Liver Fluke - From Basic Science to Public Health, Volume 101, is a well-known and respected outlet for detailed and comprehensive reviews written by experts covering all aspects of parasitology. This latest release covers topics of interest, including the Taxonomy, ecology and population genetics of Opisthorchis viverrini and its intermediate hosts, the Epidemiology, geospatial analysis of Opisthorchis viverrini infection and climate change effects in the Mekong basin, Reservoir species and transmission of Opisthorchis viverrini, The draft genome of Opisthorchis viverrini, Functional genomics and genetic manipulation of Opisthorchis viverrini, Microbiomes and liver fluke infection, and more.

Key Features

  • Presents a well-known and respected outlet for detailed and comprehensive reviews written by experts covering all aspects of parasitology
  • Includes sections that cover taxonomy, ecology and population genetics
  • Contains a large focus on Opisthorchis viverrini


Anyone with an interest in parasitology including students, research scientists, teachers, clinicians both veterinary and medical, control programme managers, fund managers and policy makers


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Banchob Sripa, PhD

Dr Sripa is an Associate Professor of Pathology in the Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine at Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen,Thailand

Affiliations and Expertise

Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Paul Brindley

Dr Paul Brindley is a Director at the Brindley Laboratory, School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA

Affiliations and Expertise

George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA