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Title Amebiasis / edited by Jonathan I. Ravdin.
Imprint London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2000.

Series Tropical medicine ; v. 2
Tropical medicine ; v. 2.
Subject Amebiasis.
Protozoan diseases.
Liver abscess, Amebic.
Entamoeba -- pathogenicity.
Alt Name Ravdin, Jonathan I.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 186 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Ch. 1. Entamoeba histolytica: an overview of the biology of the organism / C.G. Clark, M. Espinosa Cantellano and A. Bhattacharya -- ch. 2. Epidemiology / Terry FHG Jackson -- ch. 3. Mechanisms of host resistance / D. Campbell and K. Chadee -- ch.4. Pathogenesis and molecular biology / G. Ramakrishnan and W.A. Petri, Jr. -- ch. 5. Clinical manifestations and diagnosis / S.L. Reed -- ch. 6. Treatment / D.R. Pillai, J.S. Keystone and K.C. Kain -- ch. 7. Prevention and potential of new interventions / S.L. Stanley, Jr. -- ch. 8. Current controversies / Jonathan I Ravdin -- ch. 9. Unresolved and open questions in research / David Mirelman.
Summary Amebiasis presents the most up-to-date overview of the field, encompassing all aspects of epidemiology, clinical management, and research. The most authoritative physicians and scientists worldwide have contributed to this effort. Future research directions are well defined by those at the cutting edge of the field. Students, postgraduate trainees, clinicians and researchers will find great value in these concise reviews.
ISBN 9781848160583 (electronic bk.)
1848160585 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 825768165
Additional Format Print version: Amebiasis. London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2000 9781860941337 (DLC) 2004351159 (OCoLC)44059190

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