This note covers the following topics:
Type of parasites, Nomenclature of parasites, Life cycle of parasites, Effects
of Parasites on human body, Body reaction against parasites, Body syndromes
against parasites and Treatment of parasitic disease.
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.
are still an important threat to our global health and economy, and
represent an important branch of infectious diseases. This note is designed
to provide students of microbiology and biology with a basic understanding
of classical and modern parasitology.
Parasitism is a kind of symbiosis,
a close and persistent long-term biological interaction between the parasite
and its host. Topics covered includes: Etymology, Evolutionary strategies,
Parasitic castrators, Parasitoids, Transmission strategies, Hyperparasitism,
Social parasitism, Brood parasitism, Kleptoparasitism, Sexual parasitism,
Adelphoparasitism, Taxonomic range, Host defences, Evolutionary ecology.
an established discipline that covers a wide area of subjects, ranging from
the basics to the advanced and applied aspects. The entire book is based on
the findings of various studies performed by different authors, comprising
reviews and original scientific papers. Topics covered includes: Tools for
Trans-Splicing Drug Interference Evaluation in Kinetoplastid, Innovation of
the Parasitic Cycle of Coccidioides spp, Biological Control of Parasites,
Electrocardiography as a Diagnostic Method for Chagas Disease in Patients
and Experimental Models, Soft Ticks as Pathogen Vectors: Distribution,
Surveillance and Control,Parasitic Nematodes of some Insects from Manipur,
This note describes the following topics:
Coccidia of the World, Basic biology of Cryptosporidium, Animal and human
parasite images, Commercial reagents for cryptosporidial research and Potential
therapies for Cryptosporidium parvum.