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Resources for Parasitic Diseases

General References

  1. Ash LR, Orihel TC. Parasites: A Guide to Laboratory Procedures and Identification. Chicago (IL): American Society of Clinical Pathologists; 1991.
  2. Coatney GR, Collins WE, Warren M, Contacos PG. The Primate Malarias. Bethesda (MD): US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; 1971.
  3. Garcia LS. Diagnostic Medical Parasitology. 4th Edition. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology; 2001.
  4. Garcia LS. Practical Guide to Diagnostic Parasitology. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology; 1999.
  5. The Medical Letter On Drugs and Therapeutics. Drugs For Parasitic Infections. Mark Abramowicz (Editor). New Rochelle (NY): The Medical Letter, Inc.; August 2004.

Procedures

  1. Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook. Parasitology, Section 7. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology; 1999.
  2. Melvin DM, Brooke MM. Laboratory Procedures for the Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites. 3rd Edition. US Dept. of Health and Human Services publication no. (CDC) 82-8282. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 1982.
  3. National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards. Procedures for the Recovery and Identification of Parasites from the Intestinal Tract. Approved Guideline M28-A. Wayne (PA): National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards; 1997.
  4. National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards. Laboratory Diagnosis of Blood-borne Parasitic Diseases. Approved Guideline M15-A. Wayne (PA): National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards; 2000.
  5. Wilcox A. Manual for the Microscopical Diagnosis of Malaria in Man. Bethesda (MD): US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; 1960.

Identification Aids for Parasites

  1. Ash LR, Orihel TC. Atlas of Human Parasitology. 4th Edition. Chicago (IL): American Society of Clinical Pathologists; 1997.
  2. Ash LR, Orihel TC, Bosman A. Bench Aids for the Diagnosis of Malaria Infections. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2000.
  3. Ash LR, Orihel TC, Salvioli L. Bench Aids for the Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1994.
  4. Melvin DM, Brooke MM. Morphology of Diagnostic Stages of Intestinal Parasites of Humans. 2nd Edition. US Dept. of Health and Human Services publication no. (CDC) 89-8116, Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 1989.
  5. Peters W, Gilles HM. Color Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 4th Edition. London: Mosby-Wolfe; 1995.
  6. Spencer FM, Monroe LS. The Color Atlas of Intestinal Parasites. Springfield (IL): Charles C. Thomas Press; 1961.
  7. Wilcox A. Manual for the Microscopical Diagnosis of Malaria in Man. Bethesda (MD): US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; 1960.

Web Sites

Diagnostic Laboratory Resources
  1. The Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology
  2. The National Laboratory Training Network
  3. Parasite genome databases and genome research resources
  4. Atlas of Medical Parasitology. Turin, Italy
  5. The Medical Letter Home Page
Organizations
  1. World Health Organization
  2. World Health Organization's Partners for Parasite Control
  3. Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
  4. The Pan American Health Organization
  5. Malaria Research and Reference Reagent Resource Center (MR4)
  6. Malaria Vaccine Initiative
  7. Centro de Vigilância Epidemiológica (Epidemiologic Surveillance Center)
  8. Fundação Nacional de Saúde (National Foundation of Health)
Societies
  1. The American Society of Parasitologists
  2. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  3. American Society for Microbiology

Publications

  1. The Open Parasitology Journal
  2. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Parasitology sites at Educational Institutions
  1. Parasitology Research at Kansas State University
  2. Microbiology and Immunology On-line, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  3. Stanford University's Parasites and Pestilence course
  4. Parasitology Images: An Auto-tutorial with Additional Instructional Aids, California University of Pennsylvania

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  • Page last updated November 29, 2013
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