Parasites

Elitza S. Theel, Bobbi S. Pritt

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Abstract

Parasites are an important cause of human disease worldwide. The clinical severity and outcome of parasitic disease is often dependent on the immune status of the host. Specific parasitic diseases discussed in this chapter are amebiasis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, cyclosporiasis, cystoisosporiasis, microsporidosis, granulomatous amebic encephalitis, toxoplasmosis, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, malaria, babesiosis, strongyloidiasis, and scabies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberDMIH2-0013-2015
JournalMicrobiology spectrum
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

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Parasitic Diseases
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Chagas disease
leishmaniasis
Strongyloidiasis
encephalitis
Babesiosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Giardiasis
Scabies
Amebiasis
Leishmaniasis
Chagas Disease
Toxoplasmosis
malaria
Encephalitis
Malaria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Ecology
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Theel, E. S., & Pritt, B. S. (2016). Parasites. Microbiology spectrum, 4(4), [DMIH2-0013-2015]. https://doi.org/10.1128/microbiolspec.DMIH2-0013-2015

Parasites. / Theel, Elitza S.; Pritt, Bobbi S.

In: Microbiology spectrum, Vol. 4, No. 4, DMIH2-0013-2015, 2016.

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Theel, ES & Pritt, BS 2016, 'Parasites', Microbiology spectrum, vol. 4, no. 4, DMIH2-0013-2015. https://doi.org/10.1128/microbiolspec.DMIH2-0013-2015
Theel, Elitza S. ; Pritt, Bobbi S. / Parasites. In: Microbiology spectrum. 2016 ; Vol. 4, No. 4.
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