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Main description:

This book is a complete guide to medical parasitology for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The new edition has been fully revised to provide the latest updates and advances in the field, highlighting epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of numerous parasitic diseases.

Presented in bullet format, the text is divided into four main sections, each further sub-divided to cover different parasites.

The second edition covers recent advances in laboratory diagnosis, treatment guidelines, vaccine prophylaxis, epidemiology of infectious diseases, and hospital infection control.

Each chapter features questions on the topic to assist revision, as well as clinical images, schematic diagrams, tables and flowcharts.

Key points


  • Complete guide to medical parasitology for students

  • Fully revised, new edition covering latest advances in the field

  • Includes questions on each topic to assist revision

  • Previous edition (9789351523291) published in 2014


Contents:

Section 1 INTRODUCTION


  1. General Introduction: Parasitology


 

Section 2 PROTOZOOLOGY


  1. Introduction to Protozoa

  2. Amoeba

  3. Flagellates—I (Intestinal and Genital)

  4. Flagellates—II (Hemoflagellates)

  5. Apicomplexa—I (Malaria parasite and Babesia)

  6. Apicomplexa—II (Opportunistic Coccidian Parasites)

  7. Miscellaneous Protozoa


 

Section 3 HELMINTHOLOGY


  1. Introduction to Helminths

  2. Cestodes

  3. Trematodes or Flukes

  4. Nematodes—I (Intestinal Nematodes)

  5. Nematodes—II (Nematodes of Lower Animals that Rarely Infect Man)

  6. Nematodes—III (Somatic Nematodes)


 

Section 4 MISCELLANEOUS


  1. Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases

  2. Medical Entomology


 

Appendices

Appendix I Clinical syndromes in parasitology

Appendix II Relative size of morphological forms of parasites

Index



PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9789352704804
Publisher: Jaypee Medical (Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.)
Publication date: October, 2018
Pages: 288
Weight: 615g
Availability: Not yet available
Subcategories: Microbiology, Pathology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Apurba S Sastry MD DNB MNAMS PDCR

Hospital Infection Control Officer, Officer in-charge HICC, Antimicrobial Stewardship Lead, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India



Sandhya Bhat MD DNB MNAMS PDCR

Professor, Department of Microbiology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India


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