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Parasitic Diseases

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Second edition. By Katz Michael, Despommier Dickson D., Gwadz Robert W.. . 301 pages. Springer-Verlag; , New York; , 1989.. $49.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(2):191. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-111-2-191_1
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A detailed introduction with chapters grouped to represent the nematodes, the cestodes, the trematodes, the protozoa, and the arthropods. The emphasis is on the relevant biology and life cycles as related to propagation and infection; clinical considerations are a minor part of the text. This edition brings a new chapter on Cryptosporidium species and notable revision of the chapters on malaria and leishmaniasis. (EJH)


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