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This book contains an excellent comprehensive survey of the entire field of human parasitology, including the arthropod vectors of disease as well as the parasitic protozoa and helminths. It is more comprehensive than the title "Text Book" might suggest. Although attention is given primarily to the commoner parasites of greatest practical importance, a large number of rare or occasional parasites receive brief but adequate consideration.
The author has followed a uniform procedure in discussing each parasite: history, geographical distribution, biological characteristics, life cycle, pathogenesis, symptomatology, immunity, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention. This is an advantage from the standpoint of clarity
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Text Book of Clinical Parasitology.. Ann Intern Med. 1942;17:1033. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-1033_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):1033.
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