Human Parasitology, Second Edition

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9780121108700: Human Parasitology, Second Edition

This undergraduate, upper-division text focuses on the biology of human parasites, and bridges the gap between classic clinical parasitology texts and more traditional encyclopedic treatises. Human Parasitology, Second Edition introduces various parasites and how they interact with their hosts and respond to new treatments. It presents symptomatic treatments of important parasitic organisms. The book also includes appendices dealing with various drugs and their efficacy with respect to treatment.
This thoroughly updated edition contains a new chapter on opportunistic parasites that effect AIDS patients, and provides new research into emerging parasites such as Crytosporidium and Cyclopspora. The Second Edition includes more electronmicrographs, better life cycle figures, and thoroughly revised citations.
* Thoroughly revised, updated, and illustrated
* New chapter on opportunistic parasites that afflict immuno-compromised (AIDS) patients
* Additional coverage on Crytosporidium and Cyclopspora
* Updated and revised chemotherapeutic regimens

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This revised and updated edition provides succinct coverage of the organisms that parasitize humans.

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Human Parasitology, Second Edition, provides succinct coverage of the ways that human parasites illustrate myriad aspects of the biology of parasitism. Intended for a one-semester course, this thoroughly revised text includes updated references to primary research, new chapters on parasites that afflict AIDS patients, new illustrations, and coverage of emerging and increasingly important parasites such as Cryptosporidium and Cyclospora. Intended to appeal to a wide variety of students in the health professions, as well as to biology students in related disciplines, this comprehensive yet compact book will be useful as a reference both in and out of class.

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