Chemotherapy of Gastrointestinal Helminths

  • Hugo Vanden Bossche
  • Denis Thienpont
  • Pieter G. Janssens

Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 77)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. A. Davis
    Pages 1-5
  3. H. Vanden Bossche
    Pages 125-181
  4. M. D. Rickard, J. H. Arundel
    Pages 557-611
  5. W. S. Kammerer
    Pages 613-629
  6. P. G. Janssens, A. De Muynck
    Pages 631-654
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 655-722

About this book

Introduction

Parasitic diseases are the most widespread of all the major diseases, currently 9 affecting about 3 x 10 people and innumerable domestic animals. There is no doubt that among these parasitic diseases, the helminthic infections of the gastrointestinal tract are about the most important because of their global distribution, their high prevalence, their effects on the nutritional status of men and animals, their effects on the physical and mental development of children, and their economic effects on the production of animals. Anthelmintics are important elements in the control of these gastrointestinal helminthic infections. In this volume the editors and authors have tried to find a way through the immense amount of information on anthelmintic drugs that is scattered throughout the literature. Different authors have critically examined this information from different angles. However, the aim of all has been to provide the information needed by veterinarians, physicians, and public health workers to select the most suitable drug for a given situation.

Keywords

chemotherapy drug gastrointestinal tract infection nutrition parasite

Editors and affiliations

  • Hugo Vanden Bossche
    • 1
  • Denis Thienpont
    • 2
  • Pieter G. Janssens
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Comparative Biochemistry, Research LaboratoriesJanssen PharmaceuticaBeerseBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Chemotherapy, Research LaboratoriesJanssen PharmaceuticaBeerseBelgium
  3. 3.GravenwezelBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-69527-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-69529-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-69527-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0171-2004
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0325
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