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parasitology text recommendations

Rick Bungiro Richard_Bungiro at brown.edu
Thu Jan 11 18:34:26 EST 1996


In article <Pine.3.88.9601111150.A4744-0100000 at sungcg.usouthal.edu>,
kayes at SUNGCG.USOUTHAL.EDU ("Stephen G. Kayes") wrote:


>         My favorite less expensive book, and the one I recommend to the 
> medical students here is the 2nd edition of Katz, Despommier, and Gwadz's 
> "Parasitic Diseases" from Springer-Verlag.  The life cycle cartoons are 
> superb and they include indications of the major pathologic lesions 
> associated with each infection.  Each organism is discussed in about 5 
> pages or less and as Jack Webb used to say, "Nothing but the facts, Mam, 
> just the facts.

I'll second this recommendation and add that the 3rd edition of this book
is available (authors are now Despommier, Gwadz, and Hotez).

Rick



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