This lecture note
is devoted to providing general aspects of parasitology in addition to
covering human parasites in two major groups -the protozoa and helminths
including their distribution, habitat, morphology, life cycle, pathogenicity,
prevention and control, laboratory diagnosis and their relevance to
Ethiopia. It has also appendices, which discuss the collection of laboratory
specimens, preservatives of stool sample, frequently used parasitological
diagnostic methods and reagent preparation.
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.
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