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  • Neuropeptide Systems as Targets for Parasite and Pest Controlby Timothy G. Geary; Aaron Maule

    Springer US 2011; US$ 289.00

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of recent research on neuropeptides in arthropods and helminths. Readers will find an overview of the biology of neuropeptidergic function, and an understanding of the molecular biology of the genes that encode precursors and receptors in these organisms. more...

  • Current Concepts in Parasitologyby Ronald C. Ko

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 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...

  • Prevention and Control of Schistosomiasis and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasisby World Health Organization; UNAIDS

    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...

  • Helminth Control in School-age Childrenby A. Montresor; World Health Organization

    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...

  • Medical Entomology for Studentsby Mike Service

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 56.00

    An updated edition of this popular textbook, covering recognition, biology, ecology and medical importance of the arthropods that affect human health. more...

  • Schistosomes and Schistosomiasis in South Asiaby Mahesh Chandra Agrawal

    Springer India 2012; US$ 219.00

    With no counterpart existing in the literature, this volume offers an exhaustive critical review of all the work carried out on schistosomes and schistosomiasis in South Asia and provides a welcome addition to the published work from other continents. more...

  • Research Priorities for Helminth Infectionsby World Health Organization

    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 Malaria Report 2011by World Health Organization

    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...

  • A Functional Biology of Parasitismby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 99.00

    Series Editor: Peter Calow, Department of Zoology, University of Sheffield, England The main aim of this series will be to illustrate and to explain the way organisms 'make a living' in nature. At the heart of this - their functional biology - is the way organisms acquire and then make use of resources in metabolism, movement, growth, reproduction,... more...

  • Parasitic Diseases of the Lungsby Roberto Barrios; Abida K. Haque

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    This practical guide for pathologists covers all relevant parasitic diseases. It provides guidance on handling lung biopsies, includes advice on differentiation of parasites and artifacts, and discusses aspects specific to the immunocompromised patient. more...