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Giardia and Crytosporidium: From Molecules to Disease

Edited By: M G Ortega-Pierres, S Caccio, Ronald Fayer, T Mank, H Smith and R Thompson

502 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Feb 2009 | #176521 | ISBN-13: 9781845933913
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NHBS Price: £99.95 $124/€116 approx

About this book

Giardia and Cryptosporidium are both parasites of considerable global interest due to the gastrointestinal problems the organisms can cause in humans as well as domestic and wild animals. This book presents a comprehensive overview of recent research. The chapters discuss topics from taxonomy, nomenclature and evolution to molecular epidemiology, advances in diagnostics and zoonotic, human and animal health issues.


Contents

Taxonomy, Nomenclature & Evolution; Molecular Epidemiology & Typing; Zoonotic, Human &Animal Health Issues; Clinical & Molecular Epidemiology; Advances in Diagnosis; Treatment of Drinking Water; Control in Water; Other Waterborne Protozoa; Basic Biology; Genomics; Metabolomics & Transcriptome; Proteomics; Biochemistry & Physiology; Cell Biology & Signalling; Pathogenesis & Host-Parasite Relationship; Drug Treatment & Novel Drug Targets.

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