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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00
This book sheds new light on the use of nanoparticles in the fields of parasitology and public and animal health.? Nanotechnology has been used in many fields of research and in practical applications. A special subgroup is represented by the so-called nanobiotechnology, which is a multidisciplinary integration of biotechnology, nanotechnology, chemical... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00
This book provides an overview on the major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa, such as Leishmaniasis, Buruli Ulcer and Schistosomiasis. In well-structured chapters epidemiology and biology of these parasitic diseases will be discussed in detail. Further, diagnostics and therapeutic approaches as well as prevention... more...
- Springer New York 2015; US$ 189.00
The type 2 immune response that develops during infectious disease has undergone major paradigm shifts in the last several years as new cell types and pathways have been identified. It is now clear that the type 2 immune response, characterized by elevations in specific cytokines, including IL-4, IL-5 and IL-13, is associated with helminth infections... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00
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...
- World Health Organization 2015; US$ 18.00
The World Health Organization?s Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030 has been developed with the aim to help countries to reduce the humansuffering caused by the world?s deadliest mosquito-borne disease. Adopted by the World Health Assembly in May 2015 it provides comprehensivetechnical guidance to countries and development partners... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00
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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95
The Biology and Identification of the Coccidia (Apicomplexa) of Marsupials of the World contains the most up-to-date information on the former order marsupial that is now partitioned by mammalogists into seven separate orders that contain 20 families, 86 genera, and 318 species that live on land or in trees in Oceania and the Americas. Marsupials,... more...
- World Health Organization 2015; US$ 48.00
The World malaria report 2014 summarizes information received from 97 malaria endemic countries and other sources and updates the analyses presented in 2013. It assesses global and regional malaria trends highlights progress made towards global targets and describes opportunities and challenges in controlling and eliminating the disease.... more...
- Springer Vienna 2015; US$ 189.00
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...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book provides an up-to-date review of the biology of myxozoans, which represent a divergent clade of endoparasitic cnidarians. Myxozoans are of fundamental interest in understanding how early diverging metazoans have adopted parasitic lifestyles, and are also of considerable economic and ecological concern as endoparasites of fish. Synthesizing... more...