Clinical Parasitology: A Practical Approach

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 1.8.2012 - 384 sivua

Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures.

  • Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification.
  • Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites.
  • Test Your Knowledge! review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content.
  • Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends.
  • Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios.
  • Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites.


  • NEW! Full-color design throughout the book provides a more accessible look and feel.
  • NEW! Quick Quizzes, or periodic self-assessments, are included in each chapter to assess your knowledge.
  • NEW! Student resources on the Evolve companion website feature additional case studies, interactive quizzes, and a veterinary parasitology reference guide.
  • NEW! Focusing In boxes and Looking Back boxes, offer helpful chapter introductions and chapter summaries respectively.

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1 Introduction
1
2 Specimen Collection and Processing
14
3 The Amebas
41
4 The Flagellates
77
5 The Hemoflagellates
104
7 Miscellaneous Protozoa
159
8 The Nematodes
188
9 The Filariae
222
12 Artifacts and Confusers
286
13 The Arthropods
297
Appendix A Glossary
323
Under the Microscope
333
Appendix C Answers to Quick Quiz Questions
339
Appendix D Answers to Test Your Knowledge Review Questions
343
Appendix E Bibliography
352
Index
355

10 The Cestodes
239
11 The Trematodes
265

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