General Parasitology - Reading List
1) General Parasitology - Textbooks
F. E. G. Cox2) More General Tropical Medicine as well as Parasitology
(Blackwell Scientific Publications)
An invaluable general guide to parasitology
A. M. Dunn
(William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd) BR> A good general guide to parasitic helminths of veterinary importance, covering both taxonomy and parasitic interaction with their hosts.
J. D. Smyth
"Introduction to Animal Parasitology"
(Hodder and Stoughton)
A very good general parasitology book
E. J. L. Soulsby
"Helminths, Arthropods and Protozoa of Domesticated Animals"
Another good general guide to all parasitic infections of veterinary importance
A. C. Chandler and C. P. Read
"Introduction to Parasitology"
(John Wiley And Sons. Inc)
Rather old, but still generally useful
Heinz Mehlhorn (ed)
"Parasitology in Focus - Facts and Trends"
A very good (probably the best in my opinion) comprehensive guide to all aspects of parasitology, but rather expensive.
G. D. Schmidt and L. S. Roberts
"Foundations of Parasitology"
(Times Mirror / Mosby College Publishing)
Another good (and cheaper) general parasitology guide.
Gordon Cook3) General Reading
Manson's Tropical Diseases
(W. B. Suanders and Co.)
An excellent guide to parasitic and other diseases found in the tropics. Now in its 20th edition and covering all aspects of tropical medicine.
W. Peters and H. M. Giles
"A Colour Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology"
(Wolfe Medical Publications Ltd)
A very informative colour atlas of tropical diseases, with lots of good photos and illustrations of tropical diseases.
W. H. McNeill4) Schistosomiasis - Textbooks
"Plagues and Peoples"
A very interesting and readable account of the interactions and co-evolution between parasites, viruses and bacteria and their hosts, and the implications of these infections throughout human history.
P. Jordan, G. Webbe and R. F. Sturrock (eds)5) Journals The are many of these. Two very useful journals specialising in review articles are;
D. Rollinson and A. J. G. Simpson
The Biology of Schistosomes - From Genes to Latrines
Bilharzia - A History of Imperial Tropical Medicine (Cambridge History of Medicine)
A very interesting account of the social and political history of the study of Bilharzia
Advances in Parasitology
(Academic Press, New York)
An Annual Publication
Other Journals of interest include;
"Parasitology" - © Cambridge University Press
"Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology" - Elsevier
"Transactions of the Royal Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene"
"The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene"