ISBN: 9781416060444
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $68.95

Clinical Parasitology, 2nd Edition

by Elizabeth Zeibig, PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)<br>PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
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ISBN: 9781416060444
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Saunders
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Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures.

    • Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification.
    • Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites.
    • Test Your Knowledge! review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content.
    • Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format.
    • Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends.
    • Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios.
    • Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites.
    • NEW! Full-color design throughout the book provides a more accessible look and feel.
    • NEW! Quick Quizzes, or periodic self-assessments, are included in each chapter to assess your knowledge.
    • NEW! Student resources on the Evolve companion website feature additional case studies, interactive quizzes, and a veterinary parasitology reference guide.
    • NEW! Focusing In boxes and Looking Back boxes, offer helpful chapter introductions and chapter summaries respectively.
  • Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Specimen Collection and Processing Chapter 3 The Amebas Chapter 4 The Flagellates Chapter 5 The Hemoflagellates Chapter 6 Select Sporozoa: Plasmodium and Babesia Chapter 7 Miscellaneous Protozoa Chapter 8 The Nematodes Chapter 9 The Filiariae Chapter 10 The Cestodes Chapter 11 The Trematodes Chapter 12 Artifacts and Confusers Chapter 13 The Arthropods Appendix A Glossary Appendix B Answers to Under the Microscope Case Studies Appendix C Answers to Quick Quiz Questions Appendix D Answers to Test Your Knowledge Questions Appendix E Bibliography

  • Elizabeth Zeibig, PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
    PhD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA), Education Coordinator/Instructor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
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