Human Parasites: Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, 2ed


: ، ، Human Parasites: Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, 2ed The new edition of this textbook…
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Book Title: Human Parasites: Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, 2ed


Author: Heinz Mehlhorn
Publisher: Springer; 2nd ed. 2023 edition
Release Year: 2023
Language: English
Format: PDF ( )
Page Count: 443
(ISBN) : 3031417046
Price in Amazon: $32.70
File Size: 23 MB


Human Parasites: Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention The new edition of Human Parasites textbook provides an up-to-date overview of the most important parasites in humans and their potential vectors. Climate change and globalization steadily favor the opportunities for parasites to thrive. These challenges call for the latest information on pathogen transmission routes and timely preventive measures.

For each parasite, this book offers a concise summary in eleven sections:

. Naming
. Geographic distribution and epidemiology
. Morphology, biology and life cycle
. Disease symptoms
. Diagnosis
. Infection pathways
. Prophylaxis
. Incubation period
. Prepatency
. Patency
. Therapeutic options

Numerous tables, diagrams and over 200 colorful illustrations highlight the main aspects of parasitic infestations and present suitable control measures. Moreover, 60 questions help to test readers’ theoretical knowledge of the field. Readers can additionally download the free Springer Nature Flashcards App and benefit from the digital study questions.
In short, this work is highly recommended for anyone looking to delve into the field of human parasitology. It is intended for students of biology and human medicine, medical doctors, pharmacists and laboratory staff alike. Furthermore, persons who plan to visit or live longer in endemic regions will find essential information on necessary preventive and control measurements.

About the Author

Prof. Dr. Heinz Mehlhorn was professor at the universities of Düsseldorf and Bochum (Germany) and has investigated parasites, their transmission pathways and significant control measures for over 40 years.

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