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Parasitic diseases in African and the western hemisphere.

R. Hoeppli

Parasitic diseases in African and the western hemisphere.

by R. Hoeppli

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Published by Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft in Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communicable diseases -- History,
  • Medical parasitology,
  • Tropics -- Diseases and hygiene

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesActa tropica -- 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC112 H642
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18928428M

    A vector-borne parasitic disease, this disease is transmitted through the bite of an infected tsetse fly. At first they multiply in subcutaneous tissues, blood and lymph. In time, the parasites cross the blood-brain barrier to infect the central nervous system. Tsetse flies are found in Sub-Saharan Africa. Only certain species transmit the disease. This chapter discusses the histomorphologic features of protozoan and metazoan parasitic infections of nonhuman primates. It also discusses several diseases caused by protozoan parasites such as flagellates, sarcodines, Apicomplexa, microsporidia, ciliates, and l diseases caused by metazoan parasites such as nematodes, trematodes, cestodes, acanthocephalans, annelids.

    Canine Parasites and Parasitic Diseases offers a concise summary, including the distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures on the most important parasites affecting dogs. The book includes their classification, structure, lifecycles, occurrence, and the diagnosis and treatment of infestations. A parasitic disease, also known as parasitosis, is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasites do not cause diseases as it may eventually lead to death of both organism and host. Parasites infecting human beings are called human tic diseases can affect practically all living organisms, including plants and lty: Infectious disease.

    To this end, we use the large comparative sample compiled for the Global History of Health in the Western Hemisphere Project (WHP) database, which is composed of prehistoric skeletons from Parasites, infections, and diseases of fish in Africa. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Paperna.


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Parasitic diseases in African and the western hemisphere by R. Hoeppli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Parasitic diseases in Africa and the Western Hemisphere. Early documentation and transmission by the slave trade. Author(s): Hoeppli, R. Author Affiliation: Basel: Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft AG Cited by: 1. Acta Trop Suppl.

; Parasitic diseases in Africa and the Western Hemisphere. Early documentation and transmission by the slave by: The early documentation of parasitic diseases in Africa and the Western hemisphere and their transmission by the slave trade -- A.

Diseases caused by protozoa -- B. Borrelia infections -- C. Human treponematosis -- D. Helminth infections -- E. Leeches -- F. Arthropod infections -- G. Maculo -- Bicho do cu -- Part Three. Parasitic diseases in Africa and the Western Hemisphere: early documentation and transmission by the slave trade.

Basel: Verlag fur Recht und Gesellschaft. MLA Citation. Hoeppli, R. Parasitic diseases in Africa and the Western Hemisphere: early documentation and transmission by the slave trade Verlag fur Recht und Gesellschaft Basel   Parasitic diseases in Africa and the Western Hemisphere R.

Hoeppli Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde vol pages – () Cite this articleCited by: Worldwide, the numbers of people suffering and dying from parasitic diseases are overwhelming, with more than million cases and 1 million deaths each year from malaria alone. Despite the magnitude of the problem and the importance of the parasites that cause opportunistic infections among persons with HIV/AIDS, medical schools in the United 5/5(1).

out of 5 stars Parasitic Diseases book. Reviewed in the United States on I received the book Parasitic Diseases, 5th Edition in a very timely manner, and the condition of the book was just as stated online.

Very nice, like new, and I got a great deal on the book. Read more.5/5(7). These diseases bear different common names such as nagana, dourine and surra. All these diseases have an economic impact on the development of agriculture in Africa.

Those affecting cattle are undoubtedly the most important economically since they are a major cause for reduced meat and milk production and draught power for agricultural production. Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species.

Broken into four sections covering protozoa, helminths, leeches, and arthropod parasites, this volume provides reviews of the history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts caused by parasitic disease. Two subspecies of Trypanosoma brucei cause human disease: T.

brucei gambiense (West African or Gambian) and T. brucei rhodesiense (East African or Rhodesian, also known as sleeping sickness). The tsetse fly is the vector for both Trypanosoma spp. and is unique to Africa. Incidence of disease is proportional to contact between humans and the tsetse fly.

Thus, expanding human Cited by: This is a list of parasitic diseases, organized by the type of organism that causes the disease.

(See also parasitism and. Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease found in parts of the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe. Leishmaniasis has several different forms.

This section focuses on visceral leishmaniasis (VL), which affects some of the internal organs of the body (such as the spleen, liver, and bone marrow). International travelers can be at risk for a variety of infectious and non-infectious diseases.

Travelers may acquire parasitic illnesses: through ingestion of contaminated food or water, by vector-borne transmission, or; through person-to-person contact.

Contaminated food and drink are common sources for the introduction of infection into the body. Now in its third edition, the foremost book on parasitology contains comprehensive information on the biology of parasites and their pathological consequences for the host. Over illustrations present vivid, practical information to the clinical researcher or the progressing student/5(15).

About this book The first edition was highly successful and a respected reference book for many years. This extensive revision, by 30 contributing authors, details the latest advances in the recognition and detection of parasitic diseases in free-ranging and captive mammals, and addresses wildlife management and public health considerations.

Parasitic diseases in Africa and the western hemisphere: early documentation and transmission by the slave trade. Acta Tropica Supplement Hoogstraal, H. ().Cited by: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease found in parts of the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe.

Leishmaniasis has several different forms. This section focuses on cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), the most common form, both in general and in travelers.

Parasites, infections and diseases of fishes in Africa - An update CIFA Technical Paper. No Rome, FAO. ABSTRACT: This document complies and consolidates existing information on diseases and infections occurring in African fish.

Fasciola hepatica in Europe, Africa, Australia, the Americas and Oceania; Fasciola gigantica only in Africa and Asia, million people infected by both species freshwater snails Fasciolopsiasis – intestinal fluke: Fasciolopsis buski: intestines stool or vomitus (microscope) East Asia – 10 million people.

If you have problems viewing PDF files, download the latest version of Adobe Reader. For language access assistance, contact the NCATS Public Information Officer. Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) - PO BoxGaithersburg, MD - Toll-free:.

D) African population to the Western Hemisphere; Western Hemisphere food to Europe and Africa; African and European diseases to the Western Hemisphere D In the periodwhich of the following, produced on large plantations by slave labor, were .In the book by the Jews Zangwill and Roth titled Now and Forever, a conversation reveals what the Jewish world parasite sees as its final goal, world domination [the book referred to is Now and Forever: a Conversation with Mr.

Israel Zangwill on the Jew and the Future (New York: R. M. McBride, )]. With all the passion in the Jewish breast. Onchocerciasis (river blindness) is a blinding parasitic disease that threatens the health of approximately million people worldwide. While 99% of the population at-risk for infection from onchocerciasis live in Africa, somepeople in the Americas are also threatened by infection.

A relatively recent arrival to the western hemisphere, onchocerciasis was brought to the New World.