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Echinococcus and Echinococcosis (Hardcover)
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Echinococcus and Echinococcosispresents a complete synthesis on what is known about the parasitic cestode echinococcusand the disease it causes, echinococcosis (Hydatid Disease), also demonstrating that in addition to its medical, veterinary, and economic significance, it is an intriguing biological phenomenon.
The book builds on the success of a previous volume, Echinococcus and Hydatid Disease,edited by RCA Thompson and AJ Lymbery, and published by CAB International, that details the major advances that have taken place since its release. As such, it remains the only comprehensive account that embraces virtually all aspects of echinococcusand the disease it causes.
The links between laboratory knowledge and field applications are emphasized throughout the book. Consequently, research workers, teachers, students of parasitology, clinicians, and field workers will find this work an indispensable source of information.
- Presents the expertise of contributors who are renowned in the field
- Covers all aspects of cchinococcus and echinococcosis, from basic and applied biology, through diagnosis and control, to clinical aspects