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Historical aspects of parasitology

Edited by Frank Cox

Collection published: 10 March 2008

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  1. Content type: Review

    American trypanosomiasis, or Chagas disease, is a growing public health problem in Panama, and further forest degradation due to human population growth is expected to worsen the situation. Most people infecte...

    Authors: Indra G. Rodriguez and Jose R. Loaiza

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:459

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  2. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Dietmar Steverding

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:82

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  3. Content type: Review

    When Plasmodium vivax tertian malaria was prevalent in The Netherlands, the use of therapeutic malaria for the treatment of neurosyphilis patients presented an opportunity for biological studies of the parasite’s...

    Authors: Jan Peter Verhave

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:19

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  4. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Dietmar Steverding

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:3

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