Essentials of Human Parasitology

Essentials of Human Parasitology

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A concise, organized approach to the study of human parasites. Essentials of Human Parasitology is an up-to-date and comprehensive guide for the recognition and identification of common, clinically significant human parasites. Easy to read format contains concise, thorough descriptions for each parasite, relevant case studies, and photographs and diagrams to emphasize material. Proper specimen collection techniques and immunoassays for antigens and antibodies are also covered.

(Key Words: parasite, parasitology, immunoassays, medical lab technician, protozoa, helminths)
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766812847
  • 9780766812840
  • 801,104

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PART I. 1. Introduction. 2. Specimans for the Recovery of Parasites. PART II. 3. Amebae. 4. Flagellates and Ciliates. 5. Coccidia and Microsporidia. 6. Naegleria and Acanthamobea. 7. Leishmania. 8. Trypanosomes. 9. Malaria and Babesiosis. 10. Toxoplasma and Pneumocystis. PART III. 11. Intestinal Nematodes. 12. Blood/Body Fluid/Tissue Nematodes. 13. Trematodes. 14. Cestodes. PART IV. 15. Immonassays for Human Parasites.
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About Judith Heelan

Director of Microbiology, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI. Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI. Adjunct Faculty, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI
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Table of contents

Part I. 1. Introduction. 2. Specimans for the Recovery of Parasites. Part II. 3. Amebae. 4. Flagellates and Ciliates. 5. Coccidia and Microsporidia. 6. Naegleria and Acanthamobea. 7. Leishmania. 8. Trypanosomes. 9. Malaria and Babesiosis. 10. Toxoplasma and Pneumocystis. Part III. 11. Intestinal Nematodes. 12. Blood/Body Fluid/Tissue Nematodes. 13. Trematodes. 14. Cestodes. Part IV. 15. Immonassays for Human Parasites.
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