Advances in Parasitology: Volume 58

Advances in Parasitology: Volume 58

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The Advances in Parasitology series contains in-depth reviews on current topics of interest in contemporary parasitology. It includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as trypanosomiasis and scabies, and more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 426 pages
  • 147.3 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 816.48g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120317583
  • 9780120317585

Table of contents

Leishmania spp.: on the interactions they establish with antigen-presenting cells of their mammalian hosts
Variation in Giardia: Implications for Taxonomy and Epidemiology
Recent Advances in the Biology of Echinostoma species in the `revolutum' Group
Human Hookworm Infection in the 21st Century
The Curious Lifestyle of the Parasitic Stages of Gnathiid Isopods
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About John R. Baker

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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