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Foundations of Parasitology, 8th Edition

 
 
 
 
Foundations of Parasitology, 8th Edition
Author: Larry Roberts - John Janovy Jr.
ISBN 13: 9780073028279
ISBN 10: 73028274
Edition: 8th
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 2008-10-13
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 701
List Price: N/A
 
 

A parasitology text for biology and/or zoology students at the undergraduate level. Emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. This is not a diagnostic manual for medical students.

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Designed for upper division courses in general parasitology. The fifth edition with new coauthor Roberts (U. of Nebraska-Lincoln) continues to elucidate principles, illustrated with primary sections on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of human and domestic animal parasites. Revised and rewritten chapters reflect recent findings in Cytokine function, opportunistic parasite infections in immunocompromised persons, malaria and its treatment, and pathogenesis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)