Essential Malariology, Fourth Edition is a concise and practical handbook that covers all aspects of malaria from a clinical perspective - its control, prevention and treatment. This edition has been thoroughly updated and contains brand new chapters on malaria in children, malaria in pregnancy, and vaccines. Incorporated throughout are the latest research into, and understanding of, molecular biology, and the latest diagnostic techniques. In addition, new colour plates and figures are included to complement the text.
Table of Contents
The malaria parasites
Diagnostic methods in malaria
The Anopheles vector
The epidemiology of malaria
Rationale and technique of malaria control
Clinical features of malaria
Clinical features of malaria in children
Clinical features of falciparum malaria in pregnancy
Pathology and pathophysiology of human malaria
Immunology of malaria
Treatment and prevention of malaria
David A Warrell - Director, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.
Herbert M Gilles - Emeritus Professor of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK.