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.
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.