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Trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis with special reference to Chagas' disease [electronic resource] : held jointly with the Venezuelan Academy of Sciences and 'La Trinidad' Medical Center, Canada.

Author/Creator:
Symposium on Trypanosomiasis and Leishmaniasis, with Special Reference to Chagas' Disease Corporate Author
Publication:
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1974.
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (367 p.)
Conference Name:
Symposium on Trypanosomiasis and Leishmaniasis (1973 : Caracas, Venezuela)
Symposium on Trypanosomiasis and Leishmaniasis, with Special Reference to Chagas' Disease
Series:
Ciba Foundation symposium ; new ser. 20.
Ciba Foundation symposium ; 20 (new ser.)
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Subjects:
Trypanosomiasis -- Congresses.
Leishmaniasis -- Congresses.
Chagas' disease -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Trypanosomiasis and Leishmaniasis with special reference to Chagas' disease; Contents; Introduction; Leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis : the causative organisms compared and contrasted; Discussion; Epidemiology of African sleeping sickness; Discussion; Epidemiology, modes of transmission and reservoir hosts of Chagas' disease; Discussion; Epidemiology of leishmaniasis: some reflections on causation; Discussion; The African scene: mechanisms of pathogenesis in trypanosomiasis; Discussion; Pathogenic mechanisms in Chagas' cardiomyo- pathy; Pathogenesis of Chagas' disease; Discussion
Cutaneous leishmaniasis: the clinical and im-munopathological spectrum in South AmericaDiscussion; The ultrastructure of pathogenic flagellates; Discussion; Immunity and antigenic variation : clinical observations suggestive of immune phenomena in trypanosomiasis; Discussion; Nutrition and biosynthetic capabilities of flagellates: problems of in vitro cultivation and differentiation; Discussion; Intermediary metabolism of pathogenic flagellates; Discussion; The chemotherapy of trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis: to- wards a more rational approach; Discussion
Drug resistance in trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasisDiscussion; General discussion; Index of Contributors; Subject index
Notes:
"Held jointly with the Venezuelan Academy of Sciences and La Trinidad Medical Center, Caracas."
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:
1-280-78330-3
9786613693693
0-470-72003-4
0-470-71770-X
OCLC:
797918293