Volume 27, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


This third volume of a four-volume series on parasitic protozoa will be of interest to workers in tropical medicine and clinical parasitology, mainly because it includes and the plasmodia of man and other animals. The chapter on , written by J. P. Dubey, includes also (misspelled in the table of contents), , and , a new genus for the species familiarly known as and . Terminology recently introduced for structures and stages in the life-cycles of these parasites is defined and used in the descriptions. The taxonomy of the group is summarized at the generic level only.

Five of the book's ten chapters and half of its pages deal with the species found in reptiles (by Stephen Ayala), birds (by Thomas Seed and Reginald Manwell), rodents (by Richard Carter and Carter Diggs), non-human primates (by W. E. Collins and M. Aikawa), and man (by Karl Rieckmann and Paul Silverman.


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