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Title Cryptosporidium and cryptosporidiosis / edited by Ronald Fayer, Lihua Xiao
Edition 2nd ed
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press ; [London] : IWA Pub., ©2008


Description 1 online resource (560 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents General biology / Ronald Fayer -- Genomics / Jessica C. Kissinger -- Biochemistry / Guan Zhu -- Epidemiology / Gordon Nichols -- Molecular epidemiology / Lihua Xiao and Una M. Ryan -- Diagnostics / Huw Smith -- Immune responses / Vincent McDonald -- Clinical disease and pathology / Cirle Alcantara Warren and Richard L. Guerrant -- Prophylaxis and chemotherapy / Heather D. Stockdale, Jennifer A. Spencer, and Byron L. Blagburn -- Foodborne transmission / Ynes R. Ortega and Vitaliano A. Cama -- Waterborne: drinking water / Jennifer L. Clancy and Thomas M. Hargy -- Waterborne: recreational water / Michael J. Beach -- Waste management / Dwight D. Bowman -- Fish, amphibians, and reptiles / Thaddeus K. Graczyk -- Birds / Una M. Ryan and Lihua Xiao -- Zoo and wild mammals / Olga Matos -- Companion animals / Mónica Santín and James M. Trout -- Livestock / Mónica Santín and James M. Trout -- Animal models / Saul Tzipori and Giovanni Widmer -- In vitro cultivation / Michael J. Arrowood
Summary "Cryptosporidium and Cryptosporidiosis, Second Edition" continues to be the only text specifically to address this parasitic disease. Fully updated with the latest advances, it covers diagnosis, epidemiology, waterborne events, cultivation, morphology, life cycles, host species, and control methods, as well as prevention and treatment. Like its highly acclaimed predecessor, this edition offers a comprehensive review of current literature in a single source. Offering scientific data and practical applications, it addresses the latest industry trends in disinfectants, medications, and water purification methods, along with academic research trends in immune response, biochemistry, and molecular biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cryptosporidiosis.
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Form Electronic book
Author Fayer, R.
Xiao, Lihua, 1962-
ISBN 9781420052275