Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2008 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Introduction

[Encyclopedia of Parasitology]

Knowledge in the field of parasitology must be kept at a high level and up to date in order to fight a parasitosis as quickly and effectively as possible.

The third edition of the “Encyclopedia of Parasitology” contributes to these goals in several ways: the number of entries has been increased by about 30%, the content has been even more improved by adding more tables and figures. The extensive linking between definitions and essays facilitates information within a minimum of time.

More than 40 international contributors, who are well known specialists in their fields, give a comprehensive review of all parasites and therapeutic strategies in veterinarian and human parasitology.

The third edition is now presented as two volumes in A-Z format and additionally in an electronic online version.

Editors and affiliations

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-48994-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-48996-2
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Number Of Entries 3458
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