ISBN 9788120342927,Human Parasitology

Human Parasitology



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788120342927

ISBN-10 8120342925


Number of Pages 280 Pages
Language (English)


This well-organized book discusses the morphology and life cycle of human parasites, as well as the mode of transmission, incidence, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of parasitic diseases. It also explains the concept of zoonotic diseases, adaptive features and disease management in light of recent studies. The book emphasizes the evolutionary and eco-physical aspects of human parasites and shows how parasitic infection spreads today. The book is intended as a text for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Zoology and Life Sciences. In addition, it would also be highly valuable for public health workers and health professionals. KEY FEATURES : Explains the life cycle of each parasite with the help of diagrams. Deals with newly discovered parasites such as Cryptosporidium parvum and Cyclospora cayetanensis. Discusses the emerging food-borne, water-borne and vector-borne diseases. Contains a glossary of important terms related to human parasitology.