“Giardia and Cryptosporidium: From molecules to disease” is a compilation of 38 chapters by various experts on these protozoa. The book is 502 pages long and contains an index that is useful in quickly finding the subject one is interested in examining. The book has 6 co-editors and 101 contributors. These experts have done a commendable job of reviewing the biology of these important human pathogens and in presenting the current state of research on these parasites. Two of the chapters contain new research findings. Each chapter has an abstract, and they generally end with some concluding statements or description of the need for future research on the topic. The reproduction of photomicrographs and line drawings is very good. There are chapters on Naegleria fowleri and Cyclospora cayetanensis that appear to be outside the focus of the book; they were included because of...
review article| April 01 2010
Giardia and Cryptosporidium: From Molecules to Disease
Giardia and Cryptosporidium: From Molecules to Disease.
502 pISBN-10:1845933915, hardcover.
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David S. Lindsay
David S. Lindsay
Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia–Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1410 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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J Parasitol (2010) 96 (2): 258.
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David S. Lindsay; Giardia and Cryptosporidium: From Molecules to Disease. J Parasitol 1 April 2010; 96 (2): 258. doi: https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2439.1
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