References

 

 

Bogitsh, B.J. and Cheng, T.C.  Human Parasitology.  Second Edition.  Academic Press, 1998, pp. 50-51, 56-57, 77-80.

 

“DPDx – Balantidiasis.”  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Departemtn of Parasitic Diseases.  <http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/Balantidiasis.asp?body=Frames/A-F/Balantidiasis/body_Balantidiasis_page1.htm>  Accessed 10 May 2003.

 

Esteban, J-G., Aguirre, C., Angles, R., Ash, L.R., and Mas-Coma, S.  Balantidiasis in Aymara Children from the Northern Bolivian Altiplano.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  59(6), 1998, pp.922-927.

 

Frey, R.J.  “Balantidiasis.”  <http://www.ahealthyme.com/article/gale/100084909>  Accessed 20 May 2003.

 

Juckett, G.  Intestinal protozoa.  American Family Physician.  53(8), 1996, pp. 2507-2516.

Markell, EK, John, DT, and WA Krotoski.  Markell and Voge’s Medical Parasitology.  Eighth edition.  W.B. Saunders: Philadelphia, 1999.

Marquardt, W.C., et al.  Parasitology and Vector Biology.  Second Edition.  Academic Press, 2000, pp. 122, 127-129.

 

Melhorn, H.  Encyclopedia Reference of Parasitology.  Second Edition.  Spring, 2001.  Volume I (pp. 47, 78), Volume II (pp. 71)

 

 

Introduction

 

The Parasite

Morphology

Life Cycle

Transmission

Animal Reservoirs

Clinical Presentation

 

Diagnosis

Treatment

Epidemiology

Public Health Interventions

 

Glossary of terms

References and links