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Trichinella

Parasitology

Helminths

  1. Dickson D. Despommier Professor of Public Health and Microbiology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0202

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Despommier, D. D. 2010. Trichinella. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Columbia University, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    The Parasite
  • 2
    Morphology and Structure
  • 3
    General Biology
  • 4
    Life Cycle
  • 5
    Transmission and Epidemiology
  • 6
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Infection

Keywords:

  • Trichinella spiralis;
  • progressive infection;
  • muscle biopsy;
  • immunological tests;
  • herbivores;
  • hypermotility;
  • protective Th2 type immune responses;
  • control (therapy, prophylaxis, transmission)