Human parasites : diagnosis, treatment, prevention /

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Author / Creator:Mehlhorn, Heinz, author.
Uniform title:Parasiten des Menschen. English
Imprint:Switzerland : Springer, 2016.
Description:1 online resource (xvii, 461 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Subject:Parasitic diseases -- Diagnosis.
Parasitic diseases -- Treatment.
Medical parasitology.
Public health & preventive medicine.
Zoology & animal sciences.
Medical microbiology & virology.
Tropical medicine.
Medical parasitology.
Medical -- Public Health.
Science -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
Medical -- Microbiology.
Medical -- Tropical Medicine.
Medical -- Pathology.
Medical -- Parasitology.
Medical parasitology.
Parasitic diseases -- Diagnosis.
Parasitic diseases -- Treatment.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:"This is an updated translation of the 7th edition of the German book "Die Parasiten des Menschen" (2012) published by Springer Spektrum."
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 30, 2016).
Summary: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 of parasitic infestations and present suitable control measures. 60 questions help to test readers? theoretical knowledge of the field. In short, the book 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.
Other form:3-319-32801-8
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-32802-7