Encyclopedia of Parasitology, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3540489967
  • ISBN-13: 9783540489962
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1573 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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  • About 30% more entries, comprising in depth essays and definitions
  • More tables and high quality figures
  • Covering all areas of veterinarian and human parasitology in alphabetical order
  • Clearly structured essays with extensive cross-references between definitions and related articles
  • Easy to use information can easily be retrieved

    Knowledge in the field of parasitology must be kept at a high level and up to date in order to fight a parasitosis as quickly and effectively as possible. The third edition of this, one of Springer’s renowned and authoritative Major Reference Works, contributes to these goals in several ways. First, the number of entries has been increased by about 30%. Secondly the content has been improved even more by adding additional tables and figures. Thirdly, the extensive linking between definitions and essays facilitates information within a minimum of time. More than 40 international contributors, who are well known specialists in their fields, give a comprehensive review of all parasites and therapeutic strategies in veterinarian and human parasitology. The third edition is now presented as two volumes in A-Z format and additionally in an electronic online version.

  • Table of Contents

    Front Cover.
    Half Title Page.
    Title Page.
    Copyright Page.
    Preface to the First Edition.
    Preface to the Third Edition.
    Acknowledgements.
    Main Topics and Contributors.
    List of Contributors.
    Introduction.
    1: Abamectin.
    2: Abbreviata.
    3: Abdominal Pain.
    4: Abortion.
    5: Abscess.
    6: Abundance.
    7: Acalculous Cholecystitis.
    8: Acanthamoeba Castellanii.
    9: Acanthamoeba-Keratitis.
    10: Acanthamoebiasis.
    11: Acanthella.
    12: Acanthocephala.
    13: Acanthocephalacidal Drugs.
    14: Acanthocephalan Infections.
    15: Acanthocephalus.
    16: Acanthocheilonema.
    17: Acanthor.
    18: Acanthosis.
    19: Acarapis Woodi.
    20: Acari.
    21: Acarina.
    22: Acariosis, Animals.
    23: Acarodermatitis.
    24: Acceptable Daily Intake.
    25: Acephal.
    26: Acetabulum.
    27: Acetylcholine-Neurotransmission-Affecting Drugs.
    28: Achroia Grisella.
    29: Achteres.
    30: Achtheinus.
    31: Acidocalcisomes.
    32: Acini.
    33: Acquired Immunity.
    34: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
    35: Acridinorange.
    36: Acrodermatitis.
    37: Acrosom.
    38: Actin.
    39: Actinomycin.
    40: Actinopilin.
    41: Acuaria.
    42: ADCC.
    43: ADCL.
    44: Adeleidea.
    45: Adenophorea.
    46: Adhesion Proteins.
    47: ADI.
    48: Adjuvant.
    49: Aedeagus.
    50: Aedes Albopictus.
    51: Aegyptianella Pullorum.
    52: Aelurostrongylus Abstrusus.
    53: Aeropyls.
    54: AFC.
    55: African Horse Sickness.
    56: African Swine Fever.
    57: African Trypanosomiasis.
    58: Agamermis Decaudata.
    59: Agamodistomum Suis.
    60: Agamogony.
    61: Age Related Prevalence.
    62: Agents of Disease.
    63: Aggregata Eberthi.
    64: Aggregation-Attachment Pheromones.
    65: AHSV.
    66: AIDS.
    67: Airport Malaria.
    68: ALA.
    69: Alae.
    70: Alaria Allata.
    71: Alaria Canis.
    72: Albendazole.
    73: Aleppo Button.
    74: Algid Malaria.
    75: Alimentary System Diseases, Animals.
    76: Alimentary System Diseases, Carnivores.
    77: Alimentary System Diseases, Horses.
    78: Alimentary System Diseases, Ruminants.
    79: Alimentary System Diseases, Swine.
    80: Allantosoma.
    81: Allergen.
    82: Allergy.
    83: Allethrin.
    84: Allochthony.
    85: Alloiozona.
    86: Allopatric Speciation.
    87: Allopurinol.
    88: Alloscutum.
    89: Alopecia.
    90: Alphamethrin (Alpha-Cypermethrin, A-Cypermethrin).
    91: Aluminium Hydroxide.
    92: Alveococcosis.
    93: Alveolar Cyst.
    94: Alveolata.
    95: AMA.
    96: Amandibulata.
    97: Amastigotes.
    98: Ambiphrya.
    99: Amblyomma.
    100: Amblyospora.
    101: American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease).
    102: Amidines.
    103: Amidostomum.
    104: Amino Acids.
    105: Aminosidine.
    106: Amitraz.
    107: Amocarzine.
    108: Amoebae.
    109: Amoebapora A.
    110: Amoebapore.
    111: Amoebiasis.
    112: Amoebic Colitis.
    113: Amoebic Infections.
    114: Amoebocides.
    115: Amoeboflagellates.
    116: Amoeboma.
    117: Amoebotaenia.
    118: Amoebotaenia Cuneata.
    119: Amoebozoa.
    120: Amphilina foliacea.
    121: Amphistoma.
    122: Amphistostomida.
    123: Amphotericin.
    124: Amprolium.
    125: Amyloodinium.
    126: Amylopectin.
    127: Anaemia.
    128: Anal Pruritus.
    129: Analgidae.
    130: Anamnesis.
    131: Anaphylactic Shock.
    132: Anaphylaxis.
    133: Anaplasma Marginale.
    134: Anaplasmosis.
    135: Anapolytic.
    136: Anaticola.
    137: Anatoecus.
    138: Anautogeny.
    139: Ancylostoma Caninum.
    140: Ancylostoma Duodenale.
    141: Ancylostoma Species.
    142: Ancylostomiasis.
    143: Ancyrin.
    144: Ancyrocephalus Paradoxus.
    145: Androgyny.
    146: Anergic Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (ADCL).
    147: Angiostrongylosis.
    148: Angiostrongylus Cantonensis.
    149: Angiostrongylus Costaricensis.
    150: Angiostrongylus Species.
    151: Angiostrongylus Vasorum.
    152: Anguillicola Crassus.
    153: Animal Reservoirs.
    154: Anisakiasis.
    155: Anisakis.
    156: Anisogametes.
    157: Anisus.
    158: Annelida.
    159: Annual Transmission Potential (ATP).
    160: Anocentor.
    161: Anoplocephala Magna, A. Perfoliata.
    162: Anoplocephaloides Mamillana.
    163: Anoplura.
    164: Anopluridosis.
    165: Anorexia.
    166: Antarctophthirus Ogmorhini.
    167: Anthelmintic, Anthelminthic.
    168: Anthroponoses.
    169: Anthroponosis.
    170: Anthropophagic.
    171: Anthropozoonoses.
    172: Antibiotica.
    173: Antibody.
    174: Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity (ADCC).
    175: Antibody-Dependent Cellular Inhibition (ADCI).
    176: Antidiarrhoeal and Antitrichomoniasis Drugs.
    177: Antifolates.
    178: Antigens.
    179: Antimony Compounds.
    180: Antiparasitics.
    181: Antricola.
    182: Aonchotheca.
    183: Apanteles.
    184: Apatemon Gracilis.
    185: APC.
    186: Aphaniptera.
    187: Aphanipteridosis.
    188: Apical Complex.
    189: Apicomplexa.
    190: Apicoplast.