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Foundations of Parasitology, 8th Edition Hardcover – October 13, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0073028279 ISBN-10: 0073028274 Edition: 8th

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 701 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 8th edition (October 13, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0073028274
  • ISBN-13: 978-0073028279
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 1.3 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #558,070 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Larry Roberts is currently teaching parasitology and marine biology at the University of Miami. He received his Ph.D. in Parasitology from Johns Hopkins University and is a coauthor of Foundations of Parasitology, 5/e. Past teaching affiliations include University of Massachusetts, Texas Tech University, and Florida International University. Dr. Roberts has authored numerous research articles and a title of related interest: Underwater World of Sport Diving.

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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Clarke Beaudry on September 29, 2006
Format: Hardcover
This book, now the 7th edition, is known among parasitologists as the best available overview of parasitology. It covers all parasites, not just human infections, therefore it provides knowledge about parasite diversity and relationships. I am a biologist and found it valuable when moving into parasitolgy work. Highly recommended.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Zoologic on January 5, 2011
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I work with parasites and this book is excellent to reference to. It is easy to get lost in the books great use of parasite descriptions and infections. Great illustrations for modes of transmission as well.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By momomo on January 28, 2011
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This is actually a required text for my parasitology class. I just wanna say that I like the arrangement of the book and the pics in the book really help for my lab work too!!!
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Great read, lots of information. I needed the 9th edition for a course but the 8th is still very relevant and follows closely to my course. Great buy and interested. Exactly what I wanted
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By doodlebug on February 16, 2013
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This item arrived on time and it was just as described! Highly recommended and great to do business with! Thanks.
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By Annie on September 27, 2014
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Came on time and was exactly what I needed.
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