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Historical aspects of parasitology

Edited by Frank Cox

Collection published: 10 March 2008

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  1. Review

    The history of leishmaniasis

    In this review article the history of leishmaniasis is discussed regarding the origin of the genus Leishmania in the Mesozoic era and its subsequent geographical distribution, initial evidence of the disease in a...

    Dietmar Steverding

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:82

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  2. Review

    The history of African trypanosomiasis

    The prehistory of African trypanosomiasis indicates that the disease may have been an important selective factor in the evolution of hominids. Ancient history and medieval history reveal that African trypanoso...

    Dietmar Steverding

    Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:3

    Published on: 12 February 2008