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Essentials of Human Parasitology 1st Edition

Judith S. Heelan, PhD, Frances W. Ingersoll, MS, CLS

  • Published
  • 240 Pages

Overview

Essentials of Human Parasitology provides an up-to-date and comprehensive guide for the recognition and identification of common, clinically significant human parasites. Protozoa and helminths are discussed in separate sections that are broken into chapters covering intestinal and blood/body fluid/tissue protozoa and intestinal and blood/body fluid/tissue nematodes, trematodes and cestodes. Morphology, life cycles, transmission and pathogenesis of infection, lab diagnosis and methodology, and treatment and prevention information is arranged into a concise description for each parasite. Also includes chapters detailing proper specimen collection techniques and immunoassays for antigens and antibodies. Designed for use by allied health students studying medical technology, respiratory therapy, nursing, etc. in community and four-year college settings. · Diagrams of various stages of parasite development of each organism presented. · Case study relevant to the material ends each chapter · Full color insert of micrographs of paragraphs in various developmental stages.

Judith S. Heelan, PhD,

Director of Microbiology, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI. Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI.

Frances W. Ingersoll, MS, CLS,

Adjunct Faculty, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI
  • Diagrams of various stages of parasite development of each organism presented.
  • Case study relevant to the material ends each chapter
  • Full color insert of micrographs of paragraphs in various developmental stages.
PART I.
1. Introduction.
2. Specimans for the Recovery of Parasites.
PART II.
3. Amebae.
4. Flagellates and Ciliates.
5. Coccidia and Microsporidia.
6. Naegleria and Acanthamobea.
7. Leishmania.
8. Trypanosomes.
9. Malaria and Babesiosis.
10. Toxoplasma and Pneumocystis.
PART III.
11. Intestinal Nematodes.
12. Blood/Body Fluid/Tissue Nematodes.
13. Trematodes.
14. Cestodes.
PART IV.
15. Immonassays for Human Parasites.

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  • ISBN-10: 0766812847
  • ISBN-13: 9780766812840
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $175.75
  • RETAIL $233.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Essentials of Human Parasitology

ISBN: 9780766812840
Essentials of Human Parasitology provides an up-to-date and comprehensive guide for the recognition and identification of common, clinically significant human parasites. Protozoa and helminths are discussed in separate sections that are broken into chapters covering intestinal and blood/body fluid/tissue protozoa and intestinal and blood/body fluid/tissue nematodes, trematodes and cestodes. Morphology, life cycles, transmission and pathogenesis of infection, lab diagnosis and methodology, and treatment and prevention information is arranged into a concise description for each parasite. Also includes chapters detailing proper specimen collection techniques and immunoassays for antigens and antibodies. Designed for use by allied health students studying medical technology, respiratory therapy, nursing, etc. in community and four-year college settings. · Diagrams of various stages of parasite development of each organism presented. · Case study relevant to the material ends each chapter · Full color insert of micrographs of paragraphs in various developmental stages.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9780766812864
Answers to Review Questions, Chapter Overview, Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Suggested Reading Activities, Additional transparency masters and Case Studies

Workbook

ISBN: 9780766812857
The Workbook to Accompany Essentials of Human Parasitology offers a variety of activities to enhance comprehension and retention of the text material. Review your understanding of key terms through matching exercises hone your critical thinking skills through case studies, and practice for your exams by completing the multiple choice, true or false, and short answer questions.

FOR STUDENTS

Essentials of Human Parasitology

ISBN: 9780766812840
A concise, organized approach to the study of human parasites. Essentials of Human Parasitology is an up-to-date and comprehensive guide for the recognition and identification of common, clinically significant human parasites. Easy to read format contains concise, thorough descriptions for each parasite, relevant case studies, and photographs and diagrams to emphasize material. Proper specimen collection techniques and immunoassays for antigens and antibodies are also covered. (Key Words: parasite, parasitology, immunoassays, medical lab technician, protozoa, helminths)

Workbook

ISBN: 9780766812857
The Workbook to Accompany Essentials of Human Parasitology offers a variety of activities to enhance comprehension and retention of the text material. Review your understanding of key terms through matching exercises hone your critical thinking skills through case studies, and practice for your exams by completing the multiple choice, true or false, and short answer questions.