World Class Parasites: Volume 11. Fish-borne Parasitic Zoonoses, edited by K. Darwin Murrell and Bernard Fried. (Series Editors: Samuel J. Black and J. Richard Seed.) Springer, 233 Spring Street, New York, New York 10013, USA. 429 p. ISBN 13: 978-0-387-71357-1.

There are 11 chapters in the book, written by 25 authors representing 12 countries. The book is broken into 3 parts, with the first including 8 chapters, the second with 1 chapter, and the third with 2 chapters. The first section includes chapters that focus on liver flukes, intestinal trematodes, paragonimiasis, diphyllobothriasis, anisakiasis, capillariasis, gnathostomiasis, and angiostrongyliasis. The next chapter examines fascioloiasis (not a fish-borne parasite, but definitely water- and plant-borne), and the last section considers immunology and molecular epidemiology of food-borne parasitic zoonoses. In each of the first 8 chapters, the authors focus on literature dealing with facets of the parasite biology and parasitic...

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