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Introduction to Animal Parasitology


By: JD Smyth

549 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 1994 | Edition: 3 | #32309 | ISBN: 0521428114
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Hardback | Nov 1994 | Edition: 3 | #32310 | ISBN: 0521417708
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Essential reference, providing a broad multi-disciplined approach to the morphology, ultra structure, speciation, life cycles, biochemistry, in vitro culture and immunoloty of parasites. This completely rewritten edition incorporates many of the spectacular advances made in recent years.


Preface to the third edition; Acknowledgements; 1. Parasitism: what is a parasite?; 2. Niches, habitats and environments; 3. Protozoa: the amoebae; 4. Flagellates: intestinal and related forms; 5. Haemoflagellates; 6. Sporozoea: gregarines and coccidia; 7. Sporozoea: haemosporina: malaria; basic biology; 8. Sporozoea: malaria in man and the animal kingdom; 9. Sporozoea: haemosporina other than plasmodia; piroplasmia; 10. Opalinata and ciliophora; 11. Helminth parasites: platyhelminthes: monogenea; 12. Trematoda: aspidogastrea; 13. Trematoda: digenea; 14. Digenea: bucephalidae, fasciolidae, opisthorchiidae, dicrocoeliidae; 15. Digenea: plagiorchiidae, echinostomatidae, heterophyidae, trogylotrematidae; 16. Digenea: schistosomatidae; 17. Digenea: strigeidae, diplostomatidae, paramphistomatidae; 18. Physiology of trematodes; 19. Cestoda: cestodaria; 20. Eucestoda: general account; 21. Eucestoda: minor orders; 22. Eucestoda: pseudophyllidea; 23. Eucestoda: cyclophyllidea; 24. Physiology of cestodes; 25. Nematoda: general account; 26. Aphasmid nematoda; 27. Phasmid nematoda: rhabditida, ascaridida and oxyurida; 28. Phasmid nematoda: strongylida; 29. Phasmid nematoda: spirurida; 30. Physiology of nematodes; 31. Acanthocephala; 32. Immunoparasitology; 33. In vitro cultivation of endoparasites: general principles; protozoa; 34. In vitro cultivation of endoparasites: helminths; References; Author index; Subject index.

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