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Coccidiosis of Man and Domestic Animals

1st Edition

By Peter L. Long

CRC Press

364 pages

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The present book deals with the biology of a wide range of coccidia of numerous genera including Emeria, Isospora, Sarcocystis, Toxoplasma, Caryospora, and Cryptosporidium. The book will be valuable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, research workers, and teachers in biology, especially useful for parasitologists teaching the subject and essential for coccidiologists doing research on coccidia. The book has also an appeal for physicians, veterinarians, and zoologists needing an update of information in the general field of coccidiosis

Table of Contents

1. Taxonomy and Life Cycles 2. Structure and Ultrastructure 3. Host Specificity of the Coccidia 4. Eimeria: Infections of the Intestine 5. Isospora: Infections of the Intestine 6. Sarcocystis: Infections and Disease of Humans, Livestock and Their Hosts 7. Toxoplasma: Biology, Pathology, Immunology, and Treatment 8. Cryptosporidium: Infections in Man and Domestic Animals 9. Caryospora 10. Genetics of Coccidia and Genetic Manipulation 11. In Vitro Culture of Coccidia/Biochemistry 12. Pathology of Coccidial Infections 13. Pathophysiology of Coccidial Infections 14. Immunity to Coccidiosis 15. Control of Coccidiosis in Chickens: Chemotherapy 16. Control of Coccidiosis: Immunization with Live Vaccines 17. Control of Coccidiosis: Prospects for Subunit Vaccines

About the Author

Peter L. Long

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General