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.
WormBook is a comprehensive online review of C. elegans
biology, containing over 100 original, peer-reviewed chapters on a wide
range of topics related to the biology of C. elegans and related nematodes;
as well as WormMethods, a collection of laboratory methods and protocols
useful for nematode researchers.
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.
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
This book describes the following topics: Intestinal Parasites:
Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Taeniarhynchus saginatus,
Diphyllobothrium latum and Ascaris lumbricoides, Blood Parasites: Trypanosoma
brucei subspecies, Trypanosoma cruzi, Plasmodium species and Schistosoma
species, Tissue and Other Parasites: Leishmania species, Toxoplasma gondii,
Fasciola hepatica, Onchocerca volvulus and Trichinella spiralis.
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.