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Parasitology Sources for BSC 117/120
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BOOKS

The following books are useful for the parasite report assignment in BSC 117/120.

Parasite Books on Reserve

The following 2 books are useful for BSC 117 and are on Reserve in Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering. Ask for these titles at the Circulation/Reserve Desk. Second copies of these titles are also located in the Reference Section.

1. Encyclopedic Reference of Parasitology. 2nd ed.
SEL REF QL 757 .E64 2001 2 volumes • 2nd copy on SEL Reserve
Also available on the Web (Scroll down on the left hand side. At the bottom click on Encylopedic Reference).

2. The Parasites of Homo sapiens: An Annotated Checklist of the Protozoa, Helminths, and Arthropods for Which We are Home. 2nd edition.
SEL REF QR 251 .A83 2003 • 2nd copy on SEL Reserve


  REFERENCE BOOKS

The following twenty seven books are useful for BSC 117 and are located in Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering in the Reference Section to the right (south) on the first floor. Three titles are available as electronic books through netLibrary. If the book has an index in the back, use the index of the book to determine whether your parasite is in the book and on what pages.

Books that are not reference books are located on the second floor on the north side. Books that say netLibrary are electronic books purchased by UA Libraries and are available by clicking on the link(s) below. 

Parasite Reference Books

1. Encyclopedic Reference of Parasitology. 3rd ed.
SEL REF QL 757 .E64 2007 2 volumes

2. Encyclopedic Reference of Parasitology. 2nd ed.
SEL REF QL 757 .E64 2001 2 volumes

3. The Parasites of Homo sapiens: An Annotated Checklist of the Protozoa, Helminths, and Arthropods for Which We are Home. 2nd edition.
SEL REF QR 251 .A83 2003 • 2nd copy on SEL Reserve

4. Atlas of Human Parasitology. 4th edition.
SEL REF RC 119 .A8 1997

5. Atlas of Medical Parasitology : A Light and Electron-microscopy Atlas of Protozoa, Helminths and Ectoparasites. 3rd ed.
SEL REF RC 119 .Z35 1992

6. The Behavioural Ecology of Parasites
An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information
University of Alabama Libraries Location: netLibrary

7. Encyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals
SEL REF RA 641.A7 E53 2001

8. Essentials of Human Parasitology
SEL REF RC 119 .H44 2001

9. The Filaria (World Class Parasites, vol. 5)
An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information.
University of Alabama Libraries Location: netLibrary

10. The Geohelminths : Ascaris, Trichuris, and Hookworm (World Class Parasites, vol. 2)
SEL REF RA 644.A82 G46 2002

11. Gerald D. Schmidt & Larry S. Roberts' Foundations of Parasitology
SEL REF QL 757 .R585 2005 • Table of contents

12. Human Parasitic Diseases Sourcebook
SEL REF RC 119 .B446 2006 • Table of contents

13. Human Parasitology. 3rd.ed.
SEL REF QR 251 .B47 2005

14. Markell and Voge's Medical Parasitology
SEL REF RC 119 .M3 2006

15. Northern American Parasitic Zoonoses (World Class Parasites, vol. 6)
SEL REF RC 113.5 .N67 2003 • Table of contents

16. Opportunistic Infections : Toxoplasma, Sarcocystis, and Microsporidia (World Class Parasites, vol. 9)
SEL REF RC 186.T75 O66 2004

17. The Pathogenic Enteric Protozoa : Giardia, Entamoeba, Cryptosporidium, and Cyclospora (World Class Parasites, vol. 8)
SEL REF QR 251 .P286 2004

18. Parasites of Medical Importance
An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information
University of Alabama Libraries Location: netLibrary

19. Parasitology
An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information.
University of Alabama Libraries Location: netLibrary

Biology Reference Books Containing Information on Parasites

20. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
SEL REF QL 7 .G7813 2003 17 vols.
Use index in volume 17 to determine which volumes, pages have information on your parasite.

21. Encyclopedia of Human Biology
SEL REF QP 11 .E53 1997x 9 vols
Use Index in Volume 9 to determine which volumes, pages have information on your parasite (of humans).

22. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
SEL REF QH 302.5 .E53 2002 20 vols.+suppls.
Use index in volume 20 to determine which volumes, pages have information on your parasite.

23. Encyclopedia of Microbiology
SEL REF QR 9 .E53 2000
Table of contents. Contains information on selected parasitic microorganisms.

24. Handbook of Protoctista : the structure, cultivation, habitats, and life histories of the eukaryotic microorganisms and their descendants exclusive of animals, plants, and fungi : a guide to the algae, ciliates, foraminifera, sporozoa, water molds, slime molds, and the other protoctists.
SEL REF QR 74.5 .H36 1990

25. A Clinician's Dictionary of Pathogenic Microorganisms
SEL REF QR 81 .J67 2004

26. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology
SEL REF QR 100 .B58 2002 6 vols.
Use Index in volume 6 to determine which volumes, pages have information on your parasitic microorganism.

27. Encyclopedia of Entomology
SEL REF QL 462.3 .E47 2004 3 Vols.


LOCATING ADDITONAL BOOKS

More electronic books are available. Click here for more electronic books purchased by UA LIbraries with information on parasites.

Additional books may be located on the 2nd floor of Rodgers Library by using the methods below:

1. Subject heading and keyword searches of the online catalog using the parasite name.
Copy down the library location and call number. If the book is in the Science and Engineering Library, it will shelve on the 2nd floor on the north side.


    QL 757_____________Parasites, animal

    RC 119-RC 119.7______Parasitic diseases, internal medicine

    QR 41-QR 351 _______Microbial and molecular aspects of parasitology

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  Web Resources 

DPDx: Laboratory Identification of Parasites of Public Health Concern
(from the Center for Disease Control's Division of Parasitic Diseases)
[ http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/].

Atlas of Medical Parasitology (Carlo Denegri Foundation, Italy-- Pietro Caramello, MD, Editor)
[ http://www.cdfound.to.it/HTML/atlas.htm]

Parasitology, Section 4. of Medical Microbiology. 4th ed. Samuel Baron, UTMB Galveston
[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=mmed.part.5439]

Parasitic Infections - Merck Manual/Home Edition [http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec17/ch196/ch196a.html]

Diseases and Disorders - Links pertaining to Parasitic Diseases (Karolinska Institutet)
[http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/C03.html]

Medline Plus A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia (National Institutes of Health)
[http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html]

The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Parasitology

  Finding Current News

DPDx: Laboratory Identification of Parasites of Public Health Concern
(from the Center for Disease Control's Division of Parasitic Diseases)
[ http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/].
http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/Para_Health.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/

For information on disease outbreaks see the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report publications (MMWR).

Science Daily: Pest and Parasite News

World Heath Organization (WHO)
Tropical Disease Research home page

  Finding Current Research

Try the following databases to find journal articles about current research on parasites.

ASM Journals Online (American Society for Microbiology)
Full text from 1916 to the present. Access: UA, Remote

Database: BioOne

Includes full text of over 50 bioscience research journals, most of which are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. 2000-present. Access: UA, Remote

Database: ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
Full text of most journals from 1995-present, from Elsevier and related publishers. UA's subscription includes full text of selected journals for older years. Database includes abstracts only for most additional years of journals. Some titles and abstracts are available as far back as 1822. Access: UA, Remote

  Additional Resources

For additional information, see also the following Rodgers Library guide:
Biology Reference Guide