Many texts on parasitology concentrate on tropical parasitic infections, so the reader may think that parasites are not a problem in the north. Parasites of the Colder Climates redresses the balance by focusing on parasites indigenous to cooler climates. A multi-authored text, it provides a comprehensive overview of parasites in these areas and the diseases they cause. Topics include epidemiology, biology and pathogenesis, clinical presentations, laboratory analysis and methods for diagnosis. This text presents diagnostic methods and preventative information for epidemiologists, clinicians and parasitologists and is suitable for researchers, advanced undergraduates and postgraduates.
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Focuses on the problems of parasites indigenous to the cooler climates of the Northern hemisphere. Provides a comprehensive overview of these parasites and the diseases they cause. Discusses their epidemiology, biology, pathogenesis, clinical presentations, laboratory investigations, and methods for laboratory diagnosis.