Textbook of Medical Parasitology

by CK Jayaram Paniker

Parasitic infections continue to account for a large part of human illness. The number of persons afflicted by parasites (malaria, pinworm, whipworm, hookworm, roundworm) run into many millions. Filoriasis, leishmaniasis and schistosomiasis remains serious public health problems. In recent years, there has been resurgence in the study of parasitic infections. Much new knowledge has been gained making possible precise diagnosis and more effective control of parasites and the diseases they cause. This textbook attempts to present the essential information on parasites and parasitic diseases with emphasis on pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and control. Every effort has been made to incorporate recent advances in the subject. Useful to students of medicine, teachers, physicians and all others concerned with public health.

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Author
1. Paniker CK Jayaram
Author's Affiliation
1. Medical College, Calicut
Medical College Calicut; Calicut University, Kerala, India; Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9788180619373
Speciality
Microbiology and Immunology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10920
Edition
6/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
242
Book Type
Textbook

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