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Author Garcia, Lynne Shore, author.

Title Diagnostic medical parasitology / Lynne Shore Garcia.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : ASM Press, [2016]


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 6th edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 1388 pages) : illlustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Clinically important human parasites -- Philosophy and approach to diagnostic parasitology -- Intestinal protozoa: amebae -- Intestinal protozoa: flagellates and ciliates -- Intestinal protozoa: coccidia and microsporidia -- Protozoa from other body sites -- Tissue protozoa -- Malaria and Babesia spp. -- Leishmaniasis -- Trypanosomiasis -- Intestinal nematodes -- Tissue nematodes -- Filarial nematodes -- Intestinal cestodes -- Tissue cestodes: larval forms -- Intestinal trematodes -- Liver and lung trematodes -- Blood trematodes: schistosomes -- Unusual parasitic infections -- Parasitic infections in the compromised host -- Nosocomial and laboratory-acquired parasitic infections -- Serodiagnosis of parasitic diseases -- Histologic identification of parasites -- Medically important arthropods -- Treatment of parasitic infections -- Diagnostic procedures -- Collection, preservation, and shipment of fecal specimens -- Macroscopic and microscopic examination of fecal specimens -- Additional techniques for stool examination.; (cont) Examination of other specimens from the intestinal tract and the urogenital system -- Sputum, aspirates, and biopsy material -- Procedures for detecting blood parasites -- Parasite recovery: culture methods, animal inoculation, and xenodiagnosis -- Fixation and special preparation of fecal parasite specimens and arthropods -- Artifacts that can be confused with parasitic organisms -- Equipment, supplies, safety, and quality assurance recommendations for a diagnostic parasitology laboratory.
Summary The essential reference for selecting, using, and interpreting methods and results related to human parasitic infections. This major work by Lynne Garcia, a recognized authority on diagnostic parasitology, has been completely updated to include the dramatic changes that have occurred in the field of diagnostic medical parasitology over the past decade. Diagnostic Medical Parasitology, Sixth Edition, features newly recognized human parasites, improved diagnostic techniques defined by new regulatory requirements, implementation of testing based on molecular techniques, expanded tables and color photographs, and the latest information on parasitic infections.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 12, 2017).
Subject Diagnostic parasitology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Diagnostic parasitology. (OCoLC)fst00892382
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Garcia, Lynne Shore. Diagnostic medical parasitology. 6th edition. Washington, DC : ASM Press, [2016] 9781555818999 (DLC) 2015041826 (OCoLC)892895806
ISBN 9781555819002 (electronic book)
1555819001 (electronic book)
Standard No. AU@ 000056306858
ZWZ 196736056
AU@ 000062422249

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