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.
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
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.