Handbook of Helminthiasis for Public Health

by D.W.T. Crompton, Lorenzo Savioli

Handbook of Helminthiasis for Public Health Synopsis

Written by internationally respected experts, Handbook of Human Helminthiasis provides information essential in the development of an integrated approach to the prevention, control and treatment of disease caused by endoparasitic helminths. The text is divided into sections dealing with the main groups of helminth infections and the diseases they induce. Each section addresses diagnostic techniques, epidemiology/distribution, pathogenesis, morbidity/pathology, treatment, prevention, and control. Emphasis is placed on methods for reducing morbidity, interrupting and reducing transmission, and techniques to prevent infection. This book is intended to be a practical manual for all involved in reducing the burden of disease and the economic costs of human helminthiasis.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780849333286
Publication date: 18th August 2006
Author: D.W.T. Crompton, Lorenzo Savioli
Publisher: CRC Press Inc an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 362 pages
Categories: Infectious & contagious diseases, Epidemiology & medical statistics, Molecular biology,

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