Advances in Parasitology: Volume 57

Advances in Parasitology: Volume 57

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 396 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 771.12g
  • Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120317575
  • 9780120317578

Table of contents

Canine LeishmaniasisSexual Biology of SchistosomesReview of the trematode genus Ribeiroia (Psilostomidae): Ecology, life history, and pathogenesis with special emphasis on the amphibian malformation problemThe Trichuris muris system: a paradigm of resistance and susceptibility to intestinal nematode infection.Scabies: New Future for a Neglected Diseaseshow more

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.show more