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Helminths of Wildlife: A Global Perspective

Edited By: N Chowdhury and AA Aguire

514 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106770 | ISBN: 1578080924
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NHBS Price: £94.00 $119/€111 approx

About this book

Offers a global coverage of helminths fauna of wildlife, with the exception of North America. It gives a proper analysis of the distribution of helminths, host specificity and pathogenesis on their hosts. The theme also includes, the management and conservation of helminthic diseases worldwide.


Contents

General aspects: host and helminth parasites - an evolutionary perspective; helminthiases of wildlife - medical aspects; chemotherapy. Wildlife management and conservation: wildlife management (an introduction to an evolving science); helminth diseases and wildlife conservation. Wildlife helminths - geographical perspectives: North America; Mexico, Central and South America; Europe; Russia; China; Japan; Indian Subcontinent; Africa; Australia; New Zealand; summary; list of mammalian hosts helminths.

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