Amebiasis: Infection and Disease by Entamoeba Histolytica, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


Infection and Disease by Entamoeba Histolytica, 1st Edition

By Roberto R. Kretschmer

CRC Press

264 pages

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Hardback: 9780367244521
pub: 2019-08-27
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First Published in 1990, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to the process of amebiasis. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. The History of Amebiasis. 2. Cultivation of Entamoeba histoltica: A Historical Perspective. 3. Molecular Organizations of Entamoeba histolytica. 4. Cell Biology of the Cytopathic Effect of Entamoeba histolytica. 5. Immunology of Amebiasis. Introduction. 5A. Antigens. 5B. Cellular Immune Responses. 5C. Humoral Immune Responses. 5D. Effector Mechanisms and Immunity to Amebas. 6. Pathobiology of Amebiasis. 7. Interaction of Amebas with Cells. 8. Epidemiology of Amebiasis. 9A. Clinical Spectrum of Amebiasis in Adults. 9B. Clinical Spectrum of Amebiasis in Children. 10. Treatment and Prevention of Amebiasis. 11. Concluding Remarks. Index.

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