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.
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.
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.
Human parasitology, an important
part of parasitology, study the medical parasites including their morphology,
life cycle, the relationship with host and environment. The objectives of this
book is to study the way or the measurement of parasitic diseases
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.