Section 1 INTRODUCTION
General Introduction: Parasitology
Section 2 PROTOZOOLOGY
Introduction to Protozoa
Flagellates-I (Intestinal and Genital)
Apicomplexa-I (Malaria parasite and Babesia)
Apicomplexa-II (Opportunistic Coccidian Parasites)
Section 3 HELMINTHOLOGY
Introduction to Helminths
Trematodes or Flukes
Nematodes-I (Intestinal Nematodes)
Nematodes-II (Nematodes of Lower Animals that Rarely Infect Man)
Nematodes-III (Somatic Nematodes)
Section 4 MISCELLANEOUS
Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases
Appendix I Clinical syndromes in parasitology
Appendix II Relative size of morphological forms of parasites
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.
- 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
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