By Celia V Holland, Huw V Smith

This ebook comprises 19 chapters targeting Toxocara and the disorder it motives often called toxocariasis. The chapters are divided into the next elements: molecular biology (3 chapters); Toxocara as a version procedure (2); animal types for toxocariasis (1); human sickness (4); immunology of toxocariasis (2); epidemiology of toxocariasis (3); Toxocara within the veterinary context (3); fiscal effect of the disorder (1). it's going to curiosity quite a lot of normal, veterinary and scientific parasitologists in addition to clinicians and people interested in public wellbeing and fitness. to be had In Print

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A. (1958) Observations on the development of Toxocara canis (Werner, 1782) in the dog. Parasitology 48, 184–209. A. (1959) The life history and development of Toxascaris leonina (von Linstow, 1902) in the dog and cat. Parasitology 49, 330–371. A. (1983) Observations on the systematics of ascaridid nematodes. M. F. (eds) Concepts in Nematode Systematics. Systematics Association Special Volume No. 22. Academic Press, London, pp. 303–319. A. (1992) Parasites lost? International Journal for Parasitology 22, 139–151.

G. I. (1997) Eosinophilia, parasite burden and lung damage in Toxocara canis infection in C57Bl/6 mice genetically deficient in IL-5. Immunology 90, 511–517. , Nariuchi, H. and Sugane, K. (1998) Eosinophilia, IgE production, and cytokine production by lung T cells in surface CD4-deficient mutant mice infected with Toxocara canis. Immunology 95, 97–104. , Mulvihill, E. and Holland, C. (1988) The expanded spectrum of toxocaral disease. Lancet i, 692–695. , Tripp, C. M. (1999) Identification of abundantly-expressed novel and conserved genes from infective stage larvae of Toxocara canis by an expressed sequence tag strategy.

A. (1958) Observations on the development of Toxocara canis (Werner, 1782) in the dog. Parasitology 48, 184–209. A. (1959) The life history and development of Toxascaris leonina (von Linstow, 1902) in the dog and cat. Parasitology 49, 330–371. A. (1983) Observations on the systematics of ascaridid nematodes. M. F. (eds) Concepts in Nematode Systematics. Systematics Association Special Volume No. 22. Academic Press, London, pp. 303–319. A. (1992) Parasites lost? International Journal for Parasitology 22, 139–151.

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