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Title The geohelminths : ascaris, trichuris, and hookworm / edited by Celia V. Holland and Malcolm W. Kennedy.
Imprint Boston : Kluwer Academic, 2001.

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Series World class parasites ; v. 2
World class parasites ; v. 2.
Subject Ascariasis.
Trichuriasis.
Hookworm disease.
Ascariasis -- physiopathology.
Ascariasis -- veterinary.
Hookworm Infections -- physiopathology.
Hookworm Infections -- veterinary.
Trichuriasis -- physiopathology.
Trichuriasis -- veterinary.
Alt Name Holland, Celia.
Kennedy, M. W. (Malcolm W.)
Description 1 online resource (352 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preliminaries; TABLE OF CONTENTS; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Distributions and predisposition; 2. Control strategies; 3. Pathophysiology of intestinal nematodes; 4. Intestinal nematodes and cognitive development; 5. The economics of worm control; 6. Immune responses in humans -- Ascaris; 7. Immunity and immune responses to Ascaris suum in pigs; 8. Immune responses in humans -- Trichuris; 9. The immunobiology of hookworm infection; 10. Human host susceptibility to intestinal worm infections; 11. Population genetics of intestinal nematodes.
Summary The geohelminths together present an enormous infection burden on humanity. Designed to supplement more formal texts on taxonomy, life cycles, morphology, vector distribution, symptoms and treatment, this text embraces diversity and integrates vector, pathogen and host biology.
ISBN 0306473836
9780306473838
0792375572
9780792375579
OCLC # 70721843
Additional Format Print version: Geohelminths. Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002 0792375572 (DLC) 2001050285 (OCoLC)48057013


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