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Immunological investigation of tropical parasitic diseases

Immunological investigation of tropical parasitic diseases

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parasitic diseases -- Immunological aspects.,
  • Tropical medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statement[edited by] Václav Houba.
    SeriesPractical methods in clinical immunology series
    ContributionsHouba, Václav.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC119 .I48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4115870M
    ISBN 100443019002
    LC Control Number80040820

    Control of parasitic infections of humans has progressed rapidly over the last three decades. Such advances have resulted from focal disease control efforts based on historically effective interventions to new approaches to control following intensive research and pilot programs. Control of Human Parasitic Diseases focuses on the present state of control of the significant human parasitic. Host immune response differences may affect individual response to treatment with praziquantel. Although a single course of treatment is usually curative, in lightly infected patients, the immune response may be less robust, and repeat treatment may be needed after 2–4 weeks to increase effectiveness. PREVENTION.

    AMEBIASIS. Amebic liver abscess (ALA) is one of the best examples of a parasitic disease with a bias toward males. Amebiasis occurs in tropical and subtropical areas and arises from an infection with the intestinal protozoan parasite Entamoeba parasite colonizes the gut for several months or years without inducing clinical symptoms. Purchase Control of Human Parasitic Diseases, Volume 61 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

    Dear Colleagues, Global poultry and livestock productions are multibillion-dollar industries. Although there are a number of effective disease-prevention strategies are in place on poultry and livestock operations, infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites are continue to be major constraints for the sustainability of the poultry and livestock production globally.   Indeed, the diseases caused by infection with helminths are considered neglected tropical diseases, and the study of these diseases receives less than 1% of global research dollars. Despite this, as we discuss here, recent advances by molecular and immunological helminthologists have indicated that helminths are a rich source of interesting.


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Book: Immunological investigation of tropical parasitic diseases. + pp. Abstract: This book is the second volume in the series Practical Methods in Clinical Immunology immunology Subject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and IndustriesCited by: COVID Resources.

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Richard Locksley, Immunology Today 'This book will, I am confident, remain at the very top of the 'hit parade' of immunoparasitology textbooks and it is a must on the bookshelf of all those interested in parasitology, immunology or infectious diseases.' M. Hommel, Annals of Tropical Cited by: Immunological Investigation of Tropical Parasitic Diseases (Practical methods in clinical immunology series) Houba Published by Churchill Livingstone ().

Arranged by organism, the book aims to survey and evaluate new and existing knowledge in the field of parasitic immunology and molecular biology. This new edition has been revised and expanded, and new material on the relevance of molecular biology in diagnosis and.

The text covers parasitic diseases on which the World Health Organization has aggressively promoted research through its Program on Research and Training In Tropical Diseases.

Chapters cover parasitic diseases such as malaria, American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease), African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and onchocerciasis.

The text covers parasitic diseases on which the World Health Organization has aggressively promoted research through its Program on Research and Training In Tropical Diseases. Chapters cover parasitic diseases such as Immunological investigation of tropical parasitic diseases book, American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease), African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis.

Abstract. The publication in of The Immunology of Parasitic Infections by Dr. William H. Taliaferro provided, for the first time, we believe, awareness that study of parasitic infections might contribute to our understanding of immunological events.

For instance, 2 years before this book was published, Blacklock and Gordon () reported on a study of the larvae of Cordylobia anthropophaga.

Often endemic in developing countries many parasitic diseases are neglected in terms of research funding and much remains to be understood about parasites and the interactions they have with the immune system. This book examines current knowledge about immune responses to parasitic infections affecting humans, including interactions that occur during co-infections, and how immune responses may be manipulated to develop therapeutic interventions against parasitic infection.

Overview. Aims and Scope. Parasite Immunology is an international journal devoted to research on all aspects of parasite immunology in human and animal hosts. Emphasis has been placed on how hosts control parasites, and the immunopathological reactions which take place in the course of parasitic.

This book provides concise and useful information regarding chemotherapy of parasitic diseases and the pharmacology of relevant drugs. The authors have adopted and compiled noteworthy descriptions.

Tropical diseases, especially those of infectious etiology, are particularly prevalent in areas defined geographically as tropical and subtropical (loosely defined as. This programme combines theoretical knowledge and practical training in the immunology of infectious diseases through comprehensive teaching and research methods.

Students will gain specialised skills in applying scientific concepts, evaluating scientific data and carrying out modern immunological. Welcome to Tropical Parasitology: Protozoans, Worms, Vectors, and Human Diseases. In this course, students will develop an understanding of important human parasitic diseases, including their life cycles, vectors of transmission, distribution and epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention and control.

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Light-microscopic examination of a stained bone marrow specimen from a patient with visceral leishmaniasis—showing a macrophage (a special type of white blood cell) containing multiple Leishmania amastigotes (the tissue stage of the parasite).

Note that each amastigote has a nucleus (red arrow) and a rod-shaped kinetoplast (black arrow). Visualization of the kinetoplast is important for. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations.

communicable diseases establish a standardized method of follow-up. Interview record for investigation/referral of partners of pregnant women with syphilis – R parasitic and viral causes of gastrointestinal illness.

Amebic liver abscess should be differentiated from. Parasitic organisms are the causative agents of some of the world’s most devastating and prevalent infections. This group of pathogens includes members such as the protozoans Trypanosoma (Chagas disease and African sleeping sickness), Leishmania (leishmaniasis), Plasmodium (malaria), and the helminths such as Schistosoma (schistosomiasis), Wuchereria (filariasis), and Echinococcus.

Neglected tropical diseases (NTD) comprise a group of infectious viral, bacterial, and parasitic diseases with high endemicity in tropical and subtropical regions, disproportionately affecting the developing countries [].The WHO currently classifies 20 diseases and conditions as NTDs.

Immunology of parasitic infections. Davidson RA. Most parasites, by the nature of their continuous contact with the immune system,generate a prolific immune response. Unfortunately, much of this response is not protective, and some is harmful.

Protective immunity in some infections is due toa combination of humoral and cellular immunity; in this circumstance parasitesare coated with antibody .Parasitic diseases continue to be the major public health problems in tropical developing countries. These are responsible for a high degree of morbidity, mortality and socio-economic under-development in these regions.

According to WHO estimates the annual death toll due to parasitic diseases is nearly million throughout the world [1,2].The Immunology of Parasitic Infections. Prof. William H. Taliaferro. (The Century Biological Series.) Pp.

xv + (New York and London: The Century Co., ) 6.