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Title Progress in parasitology / Heinz Mehlhorn, editor
Published Berlkin ; New York : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 336 pages) : illustrations
Series Parasitology research monographs ; v. 2
Parasitology research monographs ; v. 2.
Contents 50 years German Society of Parasitology (DGP) (1961-2010) / Johannes Eckert -- Parasitology of the German Democratic Republic (1961-1990) : memories of a time witness / Theodor Hiepe -- Parasites and their world records in their fight for survival / Heinz Mehlhorn -- Cryptosporidium parvum : the veterinary perspective / Arwid Daugschies -- Neonatal porcine coccidiosis / Hanna Lucia Worliczek and Anja Joachim -- Post-translational modifications in apicomplexan parasites / Esther Jortzik, Sebastian Kehr, and Katja Becker -- Development of the RTS, S/AS vaccine candidate from concept to phase III / Joe Cohen [and others] -- Small ruminant theileriosis / Jabbar Ahmed [and others] -- Interactions of Trypanosoma cruzi and triatomines / Günter A. Schaub, Christian K. Meiser, and Carsten Balczun -- Sex in schistosomes -- signaling mechanisms in the female gonads / Svenja Beckmann [and others] -- Anisakid nematode (Ascaridoidea) life cycles and distribution : increasing zoonotic potential in the time of climate change? / Sven Klimpel and Harry W. Palm -- Fish parasites as biological indicators in a changing world : can we monitor environmental impact and climate change? / Harry W. Palm -- Infectious diseases under the influence of changing environmental factors / Franz J. Conraths and Thomas C. Mettenleiter -- Arthropod vectors and their growing importance in Europe / Helge Kampen and Doreen Werner -- A look at the world of ticks / Trevor N. Petney [and others] -- What else besides TBE and borreliosis? : tick-transmitted pathogens in Germany and beyond / Silvia Pluta [and others] -- Tick-borne encephalitis : from microfocus to human disease / G. Dobler [and others]
Summary Parasites threaten the health of animals and humans alike. Especially in times of increasing globalization and global warming, parasites can enlarge their 'kingdom' by spreading. At the same time many of the existing medical products have become ineffective. As these products have been used for many decades, parasites have developed resistances, so that they have progressed in their fight for survival. Therefore it is obvious that humans must develop new methods to face these dangers. Thus parasitological knowledge increases daily and must be formulated to be accessible for as many parasitolog
Analysis Zoology
Eukaryotic Microbiology
Life Sciences
Veterinary Science (General)
Diergeneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Parasitology -- Research.
Parasites -- parasitology
Parasitic Diseases -- parasitology
Arthropod Vectors -- parasitology
Helminths -- parasitology
Parasitology -- Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Mehlhorn, Heinz.
ISBN 9783642213960