Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn


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.Institute of Zoomorphology and ParasitologyHeinrich Heine University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-27769-6
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Number Of Entries 2331