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Parasitology

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  • The Year of the Mite

    by Jane Ishka

    All it took was a few baby chicks and a carpeted floor, and soon, Jane Ishka, a San Francisco Bay Area homesteader, literally felt her skin crawling. She—and her house, her car, and all of her belongings—had been infested by the red poultry mite, Dermanyssus gallinae. Driven from her home and bed by the biting and itching, Jane used her scientific background to figure out what was wrong, and most ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • MCQs in Travel Medicine

    by Dom Colbert

    series Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts
    Specifically written for those preparing for examinations and practitioners in travel medicine, MCQs in Travel Medicine contains over 600 multiple choice questions with detailed explanations which both teach and challenge the reader. Questions are group by topic which is ideal for revision, enabling you to focus on specific areas including adventure travel, travellers' diarrhoea, malaria, sexually ... Read more

    $87.11 AUD

  • Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine

    by Andrew Brent and 2 more

    series Oxford Medical Handbooks
    The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fourth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at your fingertips. Fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, it includes brand new chapters on humanitarian ... Read more

    $82.93 AUD

  • Ticks

    Biology, Disease and Control

    by Alan S. Bowman and 1 more

    Widespread and increasing resistance to most available acaracides threatens both global livestock industries and public health. This necessitates better understanding of ticks and the diseases they transmit in the development of new control strategies. Ticks: Biology, Disease and Control is written by an international collection of experts and covers in-depth information on aspects of the biology ... Read more

    $148.71 AUD

  • Giardia as a Foodborne Pathogen

    by Lucy J. Robertson

    series SpringerBriefs in Food, Health, and Nutrition
    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 also important for foodborne transmission. These include the low infective dose, the high number of cysts that are excreted, and the robustness of these ... Read more

    $81.06 AUD

  • Host Manipulations by Parasites and Viruses

    by Heinz Mehlhorn

    series Parasitology Research Monographs #7
    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 most easily transmitted to one another. Many of these parasites influence the host’s behavior by various mechanisms, so that the rate of their transmissions ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Advances in Parasitology

    by David Rollinson

    First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape ... Read more

    $245.73 AUD

  • North American Parasitic Zoonoses

    by Dennis J. Richardson and 1 more

    series World Class Parasites #6
    North American Parasitic Zoonoses provides a concise and useful review of essential information about parasitic zoonotic diseases. Key topics include:-Etiology/ Natural History: Account of taxonomy, morphology as necessary for identification, and life cycles;-Epidemiology: Global prevalence and prevalence in North America among various demographic groups in both human and non-human hosts. ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • Pharmacological Potential of Selected Natural Compounds in the Control of Parasitic Diseases

    by Gabriela Hrckova and 1 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Pharmaceutical Science & Drug Development
    The natural world with a large number of terrestrial and marine plants and lower organisms is a great source of bioactive compounds historically used as remedies in various diseases. Within the last decade, such compounds became more attractive targets for pharmacologists and the pharmaceutical industry in drug development projects. This volume presents the pharmacological potential of chemically ... Read more

    $89.09 AUD

  • Cure Unknown

    Inside the Lyme Epidemic

    by Pamela Weintraub

    The groundbreaking, award-winning investigation into Lyme disease—the science, history, medical politics, and patient experience—now with a brand new chapter.When Pamela Weintraub, a science journalist, learned that her oldest son tested positive for Lyme disease, she thought she had found an answer to the symptoms that had been plaguing her family for years—but her nightmare had just begun. ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • Advances in Parasitology

    by S.I. Hay and 1 more

    First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape ... Read more

    $206.90 AUD

  • Human Parasites

    Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

    by Heinz Mehlhorn

    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, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures. Numerous tables, diagrams and over 200 colorful illustrations highlight the main aspects ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Ticks of Europe and North Africa

    A Guide to Species Identification

    by Agustín Estrada-Peña and 2 more

    This book includes descriptive keys for identifying every stage of all the species of ticks reported in Europe and northern Africa. It includes descriptive texts on the ecology and prominent features of each species, together with ink illustrations and distribution maps of more than 60 species of hard and soft ticks. The text for each species was prepared by specialists, the illustrations were ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Parasiten

    Insekten, Würmer, Einzeller – verdrängte Plagegeister?

    by Friedrich Frischknecht

    series essentials
    Friedrich Frischknecht gibt einen interessanten Einblick in die Lebensweisen von Parasiten. Vom kleinen Erreger der Malaria zum Bandwurm, vom Durchfall zur Verhaltensänderung des Wirts stellt er die faszinierende Welt der Parasiten vor. Dabei verdeutlicht er, warum Parasitismus eine so erfolgreiche Lebensweise darstellt und wie wir es trotzdem schaffen könnten, die schlimmsten Parasiten ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Antimicrobial Resistance

    Beyond the Breakpoint.

    by J.T. Weber

    Preventing, controlling and treating drug-resistant infections is one of the major challenges in modern medicine. Antimicrobial Resistance goes beyond simple definitions and microbiological data to fully explore this rapidly changing area, describing evidence for effective interventions, costs, treatment strategies and directions for future research.Each chapter provides essential background and ... Read more

    $295.23 AUD

  • Pearls and Parasites

    by Arthur Everett Shipley

    Most of the following essays have appeared in the pages of the Quarterly Review, and I am greatly indebted to the editor and to the proprietor of that periodical for permission to reprint them. The article on 'The Infinite Torment of Flies' is an address I delivered before the British Association at Pretoria in 1905, and the eighth essay appeared in Science Progress. As far as possible I have ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Regional Network for Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Helminthic Zoonoses

    by X. Zhou and 2 more

    Regional Network for Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Helminthic Zoonoses, Volume 105, the latest release in the Advances in Parasitology series, captures the journey of RNAS+ from its early beginnings, to its current state, marking its accomplishments and impacts in research. Sections in this updated volume include Milestones of networking and global engagements for the RNAS+, Priorities and ... Read more

    $320.42 AUD

  • Digenetic Trematodes

    by Rafael Toledo and 1 more

    series Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology #1154
    Digenetic trematodes constitute a major helminth group that parasitize human and animals and are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The diseases caused by trematodes have been neglected for years, especially as compared with other parasitic diseases. However, the geographical limits and the populations at risk are currently expanding and changing in relation to factors such as growing ... Read more

    $260.14 AUD

  • Schistosomiasis in The People’s Republic of China: from Control to Elimination

    by Xiao-Nong Zhou and 3 more

    Schistosomiasis Control, the latest edition in the Advances in Parasitology series first published in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.The series includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology ... Read more

    $320.42 AUD

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases - Sub-Saharan Africa

    by John Gyapong and 1 more

    series Neglected Tropical Diseases
    This book provides an overview on the major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa, such as Leishmaniasis, Buruli Ulcer and Schistosomiasis. In well-structured chapters epidemiology and biology of these parasitic diseases will be discussed in detail. Further, diagnostics and therapeutic approaches as well as prevention strategies will be reviewed. The book will be of ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Biologie von Parasiten

    by Richard Lucius and 2 more

    Die 3. vollständig überarbeitete Auflage dieses Buches führt in die Biologie parasitärer Einzeller, Würmer und Arthropoden ein. Im einführenden Kapitel stellen die Autoren Konzepte der Parasitologie vor. Ausführlich gehen sie dann auf wichtige Infektionserreger, wie die der Malaria, der Toxoplasmose oder von Wurminfektionen ein, wobei die molekularen Aspekte ihrer Biologie erläutert werden. ... Read more

    $45.09 AUD

  • Molecular Aspects of Iron Metabolism in Pathogenic and Symbiotic Plant-Microbe Associations

    by Dominique Expert and 1 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science
    Iron plays a key role in biology as essential cofactor of numerous proteins. However, since it is only slightly soluble its bioavailability can be readily compromised under aerobic conditions. Moreover, due to its ability to catalyze the generation of free radicals, iron can also be toxic. Thus, it doesn’t surprise that living organisms have developed sophisticated means for acquiring iron whilst ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • Cryptosporidium as a Foodborne Pathogen

    by Lucy J. Robertson

    series SpringerBriefs in Food, Health, and Nutrition
    Although widely recognized as an important waterborne pathogen, Cryptosporidium spp. 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 also important for foodborne transmission. These include the low infective dose, the high number of oocysts that are excreted, and the robustness of these ... Read more

    $81.06 AUD