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Drug Resistance in Leishmania Parasites

Consequences, Molecular Mechanisms and Possible Treatments

by Alicia Ponte-Sucre & Maritza Padrón-Nieves

<p>Drug resistance is a fundamental factor in treatment failure in diseases like leishmaniasis, although additional factors also play a role in this phenomenon. This volume is the second edition of a well-received book that provides a ...

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Echinococcus and Echinococcosis, Part A

by Andrew Thompson, Alan J. Lymbery & Peter Deplazes

<p>*Echinococcus and Echinococcosis Part A and B *present a complete synthesis on what is known about the parasitic cestode <em>echinococcus</em> and the disease it causes, echinococcosis (Hydatid Disease), also demonstrating that in addition to

ISBN: 9780128114728

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Echinococcus and Echinococcosis, Part B

by Thompson, Andrew

<p><i>Echinococcus and Echinococcosis, Part B, Volume 96 </i>presents a complete synthesis on what is known about the parasitic cestode echinococcus and the disease it causes, echinococcosis (Hydatid Disease), demonstrating that, in addition to ...

ISBN: 9780128124000

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Ecology and Physiology of Parasites

A Symposium

by A. Murray Fallis

<p>Increasing wisdom and ingenuity are required if we are to master our environment and cope with the myriad of organisms that affect our existence. Not the least of these organisms are the parasites and pathogens which can be found in all ...

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Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases of Livestock

by Jagadeesh Bayry

<p>This book provides comprehensive knowledge on diseases in livestock that are caused by viruses, parasites and bacteria. Emerging and re-emerging pathogens are presented in detail for various animal groups and in-depth insights into ...

ISBN: 9783319474267

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Evolution of Infectious Disease

by Paul W. Ewald

<p>Findings from the field of evolutionary biology are yielding dramatic insights for health scientists, especially those involved in the fight against infectious diseases. This book is the first in-depth presentation of these insights. In ...

ISBN: 9780199879014

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Fossil Parasites

by Tim Littlewood & Kenneth De Baets

<p><em>Fossil Parasites,</em> the latest edition in the <em>Advances in Parasitology</em> series established in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology, including medical studies ...

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General Parasitology

by Cheng, Thomas C.

From the Preface:<br>Over a dozen years have passed since the first edition of this textbook was published. As is to be expected, tremendous progress has been made in the study of zooparasites and the nature of parasitism. This is especially ...

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Genetic Control of Malaria and Dengue

by Zach N. Adelman

<p><em>Genetic Control of Malaria and Dengue</em> focuses on the knowledge, technology, regulation and ethics of using genetically modified mosquitoes to interrupt the transmission of important vector-borne diseases including Malaria. It ...

ISBN: 9780128004050

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Giardia as a Foodborne Pathogen

by Lucy J. Robertson

<p>Although widely recognized as an important waterborne pathogen, Giardia duodenalis can also be transmitted by contamination of food. The same properties of this protozoan parasite that mean that water is an excellent transmission vehicle are ...

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Global Diversity and Ecological Function of Parasites of Euphausiids

by Jaime Gómez-Gutiérrez, So Kawaguchi & José Raúl Morales-Ávila

<p>This volume critically reviews all previously published work of parasites that interact with krill (order Euphausiacea) updating misconceptions and summarizing the diversity of epibionts, ectoparasites, mesoparasites and endoparasites that ...

ISBN: 9783319410555

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Haemonchus Contortus and Haemonchosis – Past, Present and Future Trends

by Georg v. Samson-Himmelstjerna & Robin Gasser, Dr Med Vet PhD DVSc

<p><em>Haemonchus Contortus and Haemonchosis – Past, Present and Future Trends</em>, the latest in the <em>Advances in Parasitology</em> series first published in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in ...

ISBN: 9780128103968

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Handbook on Parasitology

by K. Renuka

The book shall help the students of different branches of life sciences, medical sciences. It will provide the basic information and an understanding of parasites, their morphology and life cycle. The adaptations of parasites for successful ...

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Heat Shock Proteins of Malaria

by Addmore Shonhai & Gregory L. Blatch

<p>This book describes the role of heat shock proteins in the life cycle of malaria parasites. The work includes a general introduction on the structural and functional features of heat shock proteins. The main focus is on the role of heat shock

ISBN: 9789400774384

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Herbal Insecticides, Repellents and Biomedicines: Effectiveness and Commercialization

by Vijay Veer & Reji Gopalakrishnan

<p>This book looks closely at herbal product development and commercialisation. In spite of an ever-growing demand, there is a dearth of safe and effective herbal products that meet consumers’ expectations. Therefore, this book takes it upon ...

ISBN: 9788132227045

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Host Manipulations by Parasites and Viruses

by Heinz Mehlhorn

<p>This edited volume focuses on parasite-host relationships and the behavioral changes parasites may trigger in their hosts. Parasites have developed strategies which enhance their chances to find a host to survive inside its body and to become

ISBN: 9783319229362

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How Helminths Alter Immunity to Infection

by William Horsnell

<p>Helminth infections are common, cause considerable pathology, and alter a host’s immune profile. This can have important consequences not only on the host’s ability to control a helminth infection, but also on their ability to control ...

ISBN: 9781493914890

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Human and Mosquito Lysozymes

Old Molecules for New Approaches Against Malaria

by Mauro Prato

<p>Malaria remains an alarming emergency in developing countries. It is thus urgent to identify any parasite or host molecules that can serve as new affordable markers for early diagnosis of disease complications or as new targets for vector ...

ISBN: 9783319094328

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Human Parasites

Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

by Heinz Mehlhorn

<p>This textbook provides an up-to-date overview of the most important parasites in humans and their potential vectors. For each parasite, the book offers a concise summary including its distribution, epidemiology, life cycle, morphology, ...

ISBN: 9783319328027

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Infectious Agents Associated Cancers: Epidemiology and Molecular Biology

by Ke Lan, Zhenghong Yuan & Qiliang Cai

<p>This book offers a state-of-the-art report on recent discoveries concerning viral, bacterial, and parasite infectious cancers. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death and diseases in human populations, and 15%-25% of human cancers in

ISBN: 9789811057656

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