Volume s1-16, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


As the title of this little volume indicates, only human helminth infections are considered which are indigenous to Central Europe. After a brief consideration in part one of the phenomena of parasitism as it applies to worms, the effect of the helminths on the host, the parasitology laboratory, the laboratory and clinical diagnosis of the patient and anthelmintic medication, special attention is devoted in part two to the helminth parasites of man in Central Europe, although this is prefaced by a comprehensive tabular outline of all the described helminths of man and their geographical distribution, arranged according to the classifications of Braun (1925) and Faust (1930). Of the 124 human helminths listed only 24 are reported for Central Europe. Of these the important ones are (and , which is differentiated from ) and , if the reviewer may judge on the basis of space devoted to these species.


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