Summary:This book contains 19 chapters focusing on Toxocara and the disease it causes known as toxocariasis. The chapters are divided into the following parts: molecular biology (3 chapters); Toxocara as a model system (2); animal models for toxocariasis (1); human disease (4); immunology of toxocariasis (2); epidemiology of toxocariasis (3); Toxocara in the veterinary context (3); economic impact of the disease (1). It will interest a wide range of general, veterinary and medical parasitologists as well as clinicians and those concerned with public health.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 301 pages) : illustrations, charts
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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