Parasites and Infectious Disease

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Parasites and Infectious Disease

Parasites And Infectious Disease Pdf

By Gerald Esch

Parasites and Infectious Disease PDF provides a unique insight into some of the key discoveries that have shaped the field of parasitology. Based on interviews with 18 of the world’s leading parasitologists and epidemiologists, the stories of their contributions to discovery in contemporary parasitology and infectious disease biology are told. Taken together, the essays provide a historical account of the development of the field, serving

 

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Table of Contents
Introduction
1. African trypanosomes and their VSGs
2. Malaria: the real killer
3. The HIV-AIDS vaccine and the disadvantage of natural selection: the yellow fever vaccine and the advantage of artificial selection
4. Lyme disease: a classic emerging disease
5. The discovery of ivermectin: a ‘crap shoot’, or not?
6. ‘You came a long way to see a tree’
7. Infectious disease and modern epidemiology
8. The ‘Unholy Trinity’ and the geohelminths: an intractable problem?
9. Hookworm disease: insidious, stealthily treacherous
10. The spadefoot toad and Pseudodiplorchis americanus: an amazing story of two very aquatic species in a very dry land
11. The schistosomes: split-bodied flukes
12. Dicrocoelium dendriticum and Halipegus occidualis: Their life cycles and a genius at work
13. Trichinosis and Trichinella spp. (all eight of them, or is it nine?)
14. Phylogenetics: a contentious discipline
15. Toxoplasma gondii, Sarcocystis neurona, and Neospora caninum: the worst of the coccidians?
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