Advances in Parasitology: Volume 79
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Advances in Parasitology: Volume 79

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First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.

Eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on various topics, including control of human parasitic diseases and global mapping of infectious diseases. The 2010 impact factor is1.683
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Product details

  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 884.5g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0123984572
  • 9780123984579
  • 2,132,100

Table of contents

Northern Host - Parasite Assemblages: History and Biogeography on the Borderlands of Episodic Climate and Environmental Transition
Eric. P. Hoberg, Kurt E. Galbreath, Joseph A. Cook, Susan J. Kutz and Lydden Polley

Parasites in Ungulates of Arctic North America and Greenland: A View of Contemporary Diversity, Ecology, and Impact in a World Under Change
Susan J. Kutz, Julie Ducrocq, Guilherme G. Verocai, Bryanne M. Hoar, Doug D. Colwell, Kimberlee B. Beckmen, Lydden Polley, Brett T. Elkin and Eric P. Hoberg

Neorickettsial Endosymbionts of the Digenea: Diversity, Transmission and Distribution
Jefferson A. Vaughan, Vasyl V. Tkach and Stephen E. Greiman

Priorities for the Elimination of Sleeping Sickness
S.C. Welburn and I. Maudlin

Scabies: Important Clinical Consequences Explained by New Molecular Studies
Katja Fischer, Deborah Holt, Bart Currie and David Kemp

Chagas Disease Control in the Surveillance Phase

Ken Hashimoto and Kota Yoshioka
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Review Text

"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing." --Parasitology

"The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers." --Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
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Review quote

"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing." --Parasitology

"The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."--Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
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About S. I. Hay

Professor David Rollinson is a Merit Research Scientist at the Natural History Museum in London, where he leads a research team in the Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories and directs the WHO Collaborating Centre for schistosomiasis. He has had a long fascination with parasites and the diseases that they cause, this has involved him in many overseas projects especially in Africa. He is on the WHO Expert Advisory Panel of parasitic diseases, the editor of Advances in Parasitology and a former President of the World Federation of Parasitologists. His research group uses a multidisciplinary approach, which combines detailed molecular studies in the laboratory with ongoing collaborative studies in endemic areas of disease, to explore the intriguing world of parasites in order to help control and eliminate parasitic diseases.
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