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.
This book covers the following topics: The Ameba, The
Ciliates, Coccidia, and Microsporidia, The Flagellates, The Cestodes
(Tapeworms), The Nematodes (Roundworms), The Trematodes (Flukes), Unusual
Tissue Dwelling Nematodes, Larval Cestodes and Nematodes which Infect Man,
Malaria, The Blood Nematodes, Babesia, Trypanosomes, and Leishmania,
Arthropod Vectors, Artifacts and Confounders.
Author(s): Michael J. Cuomo, Lawrence B. Noel and
Daryl B. White
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.
note covers the following topics: Veterinary Parasitology, Parasitism, The
Spectrum of Parasitism, Ancylostomatoidea, Diptera (flies), Parasitic Diseases
of Horses, Metastrongyloidea, Siphonaptera, Parasitic Diseases of Cattle,
Rhabditoidea, Phthiraptera, Parasitic Diseases of Sheep and Goats, Ascaridoidea,
Acarina - Mites, Parasitic Diseases of Dogs and Cats, Oxyuroidea, Acarina -
Ticks , Parasiticides - the Anthelmintics, Trichuroidea, Introduction to
Protozoa, Heartworm, , Spiruroidea, Amoebae, Immune Responses to Parasites and