Clinical Parasitology, 2nd Edition

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By Elizabeth Zeibig, PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA) PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
ISBN
9781416060444
Publication Date
05-11-2012
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  • Individual chapters cover various types of amebas, flagellates, hemoflagellates, malaria, miscellaneous protozoa, nematodes, filariae, cestodes, trematodes, and arthropods, commonly seen in the clinical setting.
  • Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification.
  • Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Characteristics at a glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites.
  • Identification worksheets allow you to make your own drawings of parasites.
  • Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends.

Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures.


Key Features
  • Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification.
  • Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites.
  • Test Your Knowledge! review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content.
  • Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends.
  • Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios.
  • Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781416060444
Author Information By Elizabeth Zeibig, PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA) PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA), Education Coordinator/Instructor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Table of Content

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Specimen Collection and Processing
Chapter 3 The Amebas
Chapter 4 The Flagellates
Chapter 5 The Hemoflagellates
Chapter 6 Select Sporozoa: Plasmodium and Babesia
Chapter 7 Miscellaneous Protozoa
Chapter 8 The Nematodes
Chapter 9 The Filiariae
Chapter 10 The Cestodes
Chapter 11 The Trematodes
Chapter 12 Artifacts and Confusers
Chapter 13 The Arthropods
Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B Answers to Under the Microscope Case Studies
Appendix C Answers to Quick Quiz Questions
Appendix D Answers to Test Your Knowledge Questions
Appendix E Bibliography

Publication Date 05-11-2012
Pages 370
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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