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Gerald D. Schmidt & Larry S. Roberts' Foundations of parasitology

Author: Larry S Roberts; John Janovy, Jr.; Gerald D Schmidt
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th ed., Int'l student edView all editions and formats
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This book is a parasitology text for biology and zoology students at the undergraduate level. It emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry S Roberts; John Janovy, Jr.; Gerald D Schmidt
ISBN: 0071284583 9780071284585 0073028274 9780073028279 9780071311038 0071311033
OCLC Number: 302317522
Description: xvii, 701 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to parasitology --
2. Basic principles and concepts I : parasite systematics, ecology, and evolution --
3. Basic principles and concepts II : immunology and pathology --
4. Parasitic protozoa : form, function, and classification --
5. Kinetoplasta : Trypanosomes and their kin --
6. Other flagellated protozoa --
7. The amebas --
8. Phylum Apicomplexa : Gregarines, Coccidia, and related organisms --
9. Phylum Apicomplexa : malaria organisms and piroplasms --
10. Phylum Ciliophora : ciliated protistan parasites --
11. Microsporidia and Myxozoa : parasites with polar filaments --
12. The Mesozoa : pioneers or degenerates? --
13. Introduction to the phylum Platyhelminthes --
14. Trematoda : Aspidobothrea --
15. Trematoda : form, function, and classification of digeneans --
16. Digeneans : Strigeiformes --
17. Digeneans : Echinostomatiformes --
18. Digeneans : Plagiorchiformes and Opisthorchiformes --
19. Monogenoidea --
20. Cestoidea : form, function, and classification of tapeworms --
21. Tapeworms --
22. Phylum Nematoda : form, function, and classification --
23. Nematodes : Trichinellida and Dioctophymatida, enoplean parasites --
24. Nematodes : Tylenchina, pioneering parasites --
25. Nematodes : Strongyloidea, bursate rhabditidans --
26. Nematodes : Ascaridomorpha, intestinal large roundworms --
27. Nematodes : Oxyuridomorpha, pinworms --
28. Nematodes : Gnathostomatomorpha and Spiruromorpha, a potpourri --
29. Nematodes : Filaroidea, filarial worms --
30. Nematodes : Dracunculoidea, Guinea worms, and others --
31. Phylum Nematomorpha, hairworms --
32. Phylum Acanthocephala : thorny-headed worms --
33. Phylum Arthropoda : form, function, and classification --
34. Parasitic crustaceans --
35. Pentastomida : tongue worms --
36. Parasitic insects : Phthiraptera, chewing and sucking lice --
37. Parasitic insects : Hemiptera, bugs --
38. Parasitic insects : fleas, order Siphonaptera --
39. Parasitic insects : Diptera, flies --
40. Parasitic insects : Strepsiptera, Hymenoptera, and others --
41. Parasitic arachnids : subclass Acari, ticks and mites.
Other Titles: Gerald D. Schmidt and Larry S. Roberts' Foundations of parasitology
Foundations of parasitology
Responsibility: Larry S. Roberts, John Janovy, Jr.

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This book is a parasitology text for biology and zoology students at the undergraduate level. It emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals.

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