Toxoplasmosis of Animals and Humans
Found worldwide from Alaska to Australasia, Toxoplasma gondii knows no geographic boundaries. The protozoan is the source of one of the most common parasitic infections in humans, livestock, companion animals, and wildlife, and has gained notoriety with its inclusion on the list of potential bioterrorism microbes. In the two decades since the publication of the first edition of Toxoplasmosis of Animals and Humans there has been an explosion of knowledge concerning T. gondii and toxoplasmosis. Still used extensively as a cell model, its genome has recently been published making it a subject of even greater scientific interest. Keeping the organizational style that made the previous edition so popular and usable, this second edition has been completely revised and updated.
New in the Second Edition:
Written by one of the pioneers of the field, the book provides unique information on all known host types for this parasite. It distills the voluminous and potentially confusing scientific literature that has grown geometrically in the 20 years since the publication of the first edition into a comprehensive resource. The single author approach ensures a strong foundation in the biology and a seamless integration of topics.
The new edition of this groundbreaking work is the only volume to cover toxoplasmosis of animals and humans thoroughly in one source. It supplies an entry point to further research by cutting through the morass of literature to identify the most relevant references.
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Chapter 2 Toxoplasmosis in Humans Homo sapiens
Chapter 3 Toxoplasmosis in Domestic Cats and Other Felids
Chapter 4 Toxoplasmosis in Sheep Ovis aries
Chapter 5 Toxoplasmosis in Goats Capra hircus
Chapter 6 Toxoplasmosis in Pigs Sus scrofa
Chapter 7 Toxoplasmosis in Dogs Canis familiaris
Chapter 8 Toxoplasmosis in Cattle Bos taurus
Chapter 13 Toxoplasmosis in NonHuman Primates
Chapter 14 Toxoplasmosis in Australasian Marsupials
Chapter 15 Toxoplasmosis in Marine Mammals
Chapter 16 Toxoplasmosis in Wild Canids
Chapter 17 Toxoplasmosis in Deer and Bears
Chapter 18 Toxoplasmosis in Rodents and Small Mammals
Chapter 19 Toxoplasmosis in Miscellaneous Animals