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Classification and Introduction to the Parasitic Protozoa

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. F.E.G. Cox PhD, DSc Senior Visiting Research Fellow

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0173

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Cox, F. 2010. Classification and Introduction to the Parasitic Protozoa. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Nature of the Parasitic Protozoa
  • 2
    Parasitic Protozoa and Parasitic Infections
  • 3
    Kingdoms in Dispute
  • 4
    Instability in the Phyla and Classes
  • 5
    Genera and Species: Oases of Stability
  • 6
    Classification below the Species Level
  • 7
    Molecular and Biochemical Approaches to the Classification of the Parasitic Protozoa
  • 8
    Classification of the Parasitic Protozoa of Humans

Keywords:

  • classification and introduction to parasitic protozoa;
  • parasitic protozoa and parasitic infections;
  • instability in phyla and classes;
  • nature of parasitic protozoa;
  • African trypanosomes, in blood transmitted from host to host by tsetse flies;
  • microsporidians;
  • molecular and biochemical approaches to classification of parasitic protozoa;
  • 2000s classification