Control of Diseases caused by Parasitic Protozoa

  • W. E. Gutteridge
  • G. H. Coombs
Chapter

Abstract

Prevention (prophylaxis) and treatment of diseases caused by microorganisms has been attempted in four ways:
  1. (1)

    improvements in housing, sanitation and hygiene

     
  2. (2)

    control of vectors

     
  3. (3)

    development of vaccines

     
  4. (4)

    development of drugs

     

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Further Reading

  1. Cohen, S. and Sadun, E. (eds) (1976). Immunology of Parasitic Infections. Blackwell Scientific Publications, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  2. Gutteridge, W. E. (1976). Chemotherapy of Chagas’ disease: the present position. Trop. Dis. Bull., 73, 699–705Google Scholar
  3. Peters, W. (1974). Recent advances in antimalarial chemotherapy and drug resistance. Adv. Parasit., 12, 69–114CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Peters, W. (1976). The search for antileishmanial agents. In Biochemistry of Parasites and Host—Parasite Relationships (ed. H. Van den Bossche ), Elsevier-North Holland Biomedical Press, Amsterdam, pp. 523–535Google Scholar
  5. Roitt, I. (1974). Essential Immunology, second edition. Blackwell Scientific Publications, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  6. Ryley, J. F. and Betts, M. J. (1973). Chemotherapy of chicken coccidiosis. Adv. Phar-mac. Chemother., 11, 221–293CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Steck, E. A. (1971). The Chemotherapy of Protozoan Diseases. Division of Medical Chemistry, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington D. C.Google Scholar
  8. Williamson, J. (1976). Chemotherapy of African Trypanosomiasis. Trop. Dis. Bull., 73, 531–542Google Scholar

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© W. E. Gutteridge and G. H. Coombs 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Gutteridge
    • 1
  • G. H. Coombs
    • 2
  1. 1.University of KentUK
  2. 2.University of GlasgowUK

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