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The Filaria

The Filaria (Hardback)

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Filarial nematodes constitute and important group of human pathogens in tropical regions of the world. Diseases associated with these worms are generally separated into two categories: filariasis, caused by infections of lymphatic dwelling parasites and onchocerciasis, or river blindness, caused by infections of Onchocerca volvulus. Other filariae specifically infect humans and it is likely that zoonotic filarial infections may alter the outcome of infections with human parasites. The chapters in this book will cover concepts that, in most instances, overlap all of these parasites as well as focus on new and emerging ideas. The Filaria, volume five of World Class Parasites, is written for researchers, students and scholars who enjoy reading research that has a major impact on human health, or agricultural productivity, and against which we have no satisfactory defense. It is intended to supplement more formal texts that cover taxonomy, life cycles, morphology, vector distribution, symptoms and treatment. It integrates vector, pathogen and host biology and celebrates the diversity of approach that comprises modern parasitological research.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePathologyMedical parasitologyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesMicrobiology non-medicalParasitology non-medicalScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesZoology & animal sciences Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. Publication Date: 31/05/2002 ISBN-13: 9781402070389  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Thomas R. Klei is a Boyd Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Advanced Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA. T.V. Rajan is a Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA

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