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Parasitology

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  • Control and Surveillance of Human African Trypanosomiasisby WHO

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 36.00

    This report provides information about new diagnostic approaches new therapeutic regimens and better understanding of the distribution of the disease with high-quality mapping. The roles of human and animal reservoirs and the tsetse fly vectors that transmit the parasites are emphasized. The new information has formed the basis for an integrated strategy... more...

  • Malaria Control in Humanitarian Emergencies. Second editionby WHO

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 36.00

    This second edition represents a thorough updating and revision of the first edition. The structure remains similar but includes an additional chapter on humanitarian coordination. All chapters have been revised to reflect changes in best practices improvements in technologies availability of new tools and changes in WHO recommendations. ... more...

  • Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasisby Abhay Satoskar; Ravi Durvasula

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 106.14

    This book details the latest research into leishmaniasis. It also addresses how advances in understanding can be applied to prevention, control and treatment of what the WHO has classified a neglected tropical disease. more...

  • Trypanosomiase humaine africaine : lutte et surveillanceby WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00

    Le précédent rapport du Comité OMS d'experts relatif à cette maladiefaisait suite à une réunion organisée en 1995. Au cours des 18 années qui sesont écoulées depuis les efforts coordonnés et intensifs déployés contre laTrypanosomiase humaine africaine (THA) ont ramené son incidence à un niveau qui permet de considérer que sonélimination est réalisable.... more...

  • How Helminths Alter Immunity to Infectionby William Horsnell

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 92.34

    Helminth infections are common, cause considerable pathology, and alter a host?s immune profile. This can have important consequences not only on the host?s ability to control a helminth infection, but also on their ability to control unrelated infections. In endemic areas, understanding how helminth infection influences the outcome of common infectious... more...

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases - Latin America and the Caribbeanby Carlos Franco-Paredes; José Ignacio Santos-Preciado

    Springer Vienna 2015; US$ 127.37

    Neglected tropical diseases represent some of the most common infections of the poor in Latin American and the Caribbean.  Each chapter of this book covers a major disease, focusing on disease burden, major manifestations and approaches to control. more...

  • Fossil Parasitesby Tim Littlewood; Kenneth De Baets

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 231.00

    Fossil Parasites, the latest edition in the Advances in Parasitology series established in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology, including medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more... more...

  • Pathogen-Host Interactions: Antigenic Variation v. Somatic Adaptationsby Ellen Hsu; Louis Du Pasquier

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 106.14

    This volume provides in-depth reviews of model systems that exemplify the arms race in host-pathogen interactions. Somatic adaptations are responsible for the individualization of biological responses to the environment, and the continual struggle between host immune systems and invading pathogens has given rise to corresponding processes that produce... more...

  • Host Manipulations by Parasites and Virusesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 127.37

    This edited volume focuses on parasite-host relationships and the behavioral changes parasites may trigger in their hosts. Parasites have developed strategies which enhance their chances to find a host to survive inside its body and to become most easily transmitted to one another. Many of these parasites influence the host?s behavior by various mechanisms,... more...

  • Advances in Parasitologyby David Rollinson; Russell Stothard

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 231.00

    First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. The series includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes . The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology,... more...