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- Hong Kong University Press 1989; US$ 44.00
There are twelve chapters in this book. The subjects discussed include the mechanisms of eosinophilia in parasitic infections, piscine immunity to protozoan diseases, survival strategies of trichuroid nematodes, sero-diagnosis, purine and pyrimidine biosynthesis, metabolism as targets for antiparasitic chemotherapy, ecology of marine parasites, transmission... more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 24.00
This report contains the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee convened to consider the prevention and control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections. Although these infections remain major public health concerns in many parts of the world, particularly in the poorest developing countries, cost-effective solutions are both... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 169.99
Parasites threaten the health of animals and humans alike. Especially in times of increasing globalization and global warming, parasites can enlarge their 'kingdom' by spreading. At the same time many of the existing medical products have become ineffective. As these products have been used for many decades, parasites have developed resistances,... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 36.00
The school-based control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections is of proven cost-effectiveness. This book describes an approach in which epidemiological data are used to select the control strategy to be applied to the school-age population and shows how periodic data collection from sentinel sites can be used to monitor... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 149.99
This book, written by a group of acknowledged experts, is the first comprehensive overview on the very unusual yeasts of the genus Malassezia. All relevant aspects of the genus and its 13 species are covered in detail within 11 chapters. The first chapter reviews the long and controversial history of the genus, while the second describes all mycological... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 149.99
The stages of Blastocystis have been known for 101 years. However, many facts are still disputed, e.g. even the question whether it is a true pathogen or a commensal present in sometimes life-threatening diarrheas. The present book evaluates in chapters contributed by renowned researchers the latest findings on:Landmarks in the discovery of BlastocystisEpidemiology,... more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 48.00
Over a billion people in sub-Saharan Africa Asia andthe Americas are infected with one or more helminthspecies causing morbidity that helps maintain the viciouscycle of poverty decreased productivity and inadequatesocioeconomic development. This report presents an evaluation of current research andchallenges in controlling the helminthiases of public... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00
The World Malaria Report 2011 summarizes information received from 106 malaria-endemic countries and territories and from malaria control partners. It highlights continued progress made in malaria prevention and control. International funding for malaria control rose to US$ 2 billion in 2011 but still remains significantly below the amount (over US$... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.95
This book tackles a number of different perspectives concerning the parasitic helminth Ascaris, both in animals and in humans and the disease known as ascariasis. It seeks to identify interesting, exciting and novel aspects, which will interest readers from a broad range of disciplines. Over a quarter of the world's population are infected with... more...