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Parasites and Parasitic Diseases

Parasitic diseases are considered nowadays as an important public health problem due to the high morbidity and mortality rates registered in the world. These diseases result in more severe consequences for the social order of tropical and subtropical countries because many of them have low economic income that makes it even more difficult to design and implement health control programs. This situation opens the door to the emergence and reemergence of these diseases; therefore, it is convenient, necessary, and essential to study and update the epidemiological behavior of tropical diseases with the objective of offering official health professionals and institutions current information for decision-making in this area to ensure social welfare.

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Parasites and Parasitic DiseasesEdited by Gilberto Antonio Bastidas Pacheco

Published: April 24th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73726

ISBN: 978-1-83880-128-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-127-4

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Parasitology and Parasitism Areas of Knowledge That Must Be Constantly Studied

By Bastidas Gilberto

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2. Organ Pathology and Associated IFN-γ and IL-10 Variations in Mice Infected with Toxoplasma gondii Isolate from Kenya

By John Mokua Mose, David Muchina Kamau, John Maina Kagira, Naomi Maina, Maina Ngotho, Lucy Mutharia and Simon Muturi Karanja

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3. Malaria Pathophysiology as a Syndrome: Focus on Glucose Homeostasis in Severe Malaria and Phytotherapeutics Management of the Disease

By Greanious Alfred Mavondo, Joy Mavondo, Wisdom Peresuh, Mary Dlodlo and Obadiah Moyo

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4. Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasites and Malaria in Pregnant Women at Abobo District in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

By Gaoussou Coulibaly, Kouassi Patrick Yao, Mathurin Koffi, Bernardin Ahouty Ahouty, Laurent Kouassi Louhourignon, Monsan N’Cho and Eliézer Kouakou N’Goran

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5. Current Aspects in Trichinellosis

By José Luis Muñoz-Carrillo, Claudia Maldonado-Tapia, Argelia López- Luna, José Jesús Muñoz-Escobedo, Juan Armando Flores-De La Torre and Alejandra Moreno-García

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