Advances in Parasitology: Volume 85

Advances in Parasitology: Volume 85

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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 2012 impact factor is 3.778.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 170 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 14mm | 419.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0128001828
  • 9780128001820

Table of contents

Diversity and Ancestry of Flatworms Infecting Blood of Non-Tetrapod Craniates ("Fishes")
Raphael Orelis-Ribeiro, Cova R. Arias, Kenneth M. Halanych, Thomas H. Cribb and Stephen A. Bullard
Techniques for the Diagnosis of Fasciola Infections in Animals - Room for Improvement
Cristian A. Alvarez Rojas, Aaron R. Jex, Robin B. Gasser and Jean-Pierre Y. Scheerlinck
Re-Evaluating the Evidence for T. gondii Induced Behavioural Changes in Rodents
Amanda R. Worth, R.C. Andrew Thompson and Alan J. Lymbery
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About David Rollinson

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. Prof. Russell Stothard is Chair in Medical Parasitology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
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