This compact, up-to-date guide book is now entering its third edition as the foremost text on parasitology. With over 350 illustrations, Parasitic Diseases, Third Edition provides clear, comprehensive information of interest to both practicing clinicians as well as medical and graduate students. The biology of parasites and their pathological consequences are dealt with chapter by chapter, divided according to the type of parasite, e.g. nematodes, cestoidea, protozoa. Each chapter identifies the individual parasites, recommends treatment and suggests approaches to patient management. Parasitic Diseases will broaden the reader's understanding of medical parasitology by stressing disease, host response, and both diagnostic and therapeutic aspects.