Web Atlas of Medical Parasitology aims to provide educational
materials for medical students primarily, but professional workers in
medical or paramedical fields may also refer to this site covering the
significant parasites in the world.
This lecture note
is devoted to providing general aspects of parasitology in addition to
covering human parasites in two major groups -the protozoa and helminths
including their distribution, habitat, morphology, life cycle, pathogenicity,
prevention and control, laboratory diagnosis and their relevance to
Ethiopia. It has also appendices, which discuss the collection of laboratory
specimens, preservatives of stool sample, frequently used parasitological
diagnostic methods and reagent preparation.
This note deals with the subjects of clinical parasitology and medical
mycology. It explains the following topics: Introduction to Parasitology, Nematodes, Cestodes, Trematodes,
Intestinal Protozoa, Blood and Tissue Protozoa, Malaria, Arthropods and