Volume 8 2004

The Pathogenic Enteric Protozoa: Giardia, Entamoeba, Cryptosporidium and Cyclospora

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-7794-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-7878-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Epidemiology

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      Pages 1-12

      Epidemiology and Zoonotic Potential of Giardia Infections

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      Pages 15-26

      Entamoeba Histolytica and Entamoeba Dispar, the Non-Identical Twins

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      Pages 27-42

      Epidemiology and Strain Variation of Cryptosporidium

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      Pages 43-57

      Cyclospora Cayetanensis: An Emergent and Still Perplexing Coccidian Parasite

  2. Host parasite interactions

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      Pages 59-73

      Antigenic Variation of the VSP Genes of Giardia Lamblia

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      Pages 75-89

      Pathogenisis and Immunity to Entamoeba Histolytica

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      Pages 91-101

      Innate and T Cell-Mediated Immune Responses in Cryptosporidiosis

  3. Treatment and Control

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      Pages 103-115

      Rationale Approaches to Treating Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, Giardia and Entamoeba

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      Pages 117-127

      Inactivation and Removal of Enteric Protozoa in Water

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      Pages 129-139

      Monitoring of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Water in the UK and US

  4. Genomics

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      Pages 141-152

      Entamoeba Histolytica Genome

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      Pages 153-163

      Cryptosproridium Parvum Genomics: Impact on Research and Control