Volume 31, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


This atlas is described as being an outstanding source of information for clinicians, parasitologists, researchers, laboratory technicians and public health specialists. It is comprised of the following 14 sections: 1. Respiratory symptoms, 2. Hepatosplenomegaly, 3. Abdominal pain and gastrointestinal symptoms, 4. Central nervous symptoms, 5. Optic symptoms, 6. Cardiac disorder, 7. Dermal and muscular symptoms, 8. Lymph node enlargement, 9. Urogenital symptoms, 10. Trophozoites and cysts of the common intestinal protozoa of man, 11. Ova and larvae of the common helminths of man, 12. Medically important molluscs, 13. Important human parasitic diseases by route of infection and 14. Diagnostic methods. The first nine sections are subdivided into kinds of parasitic infections, i.e., protozoal, helminthic, arthropod or others. Coverage includes important parasitic diseases of Japan and also those of tropical areas.

Each organism is covered in one or more sections, depending upon the tissues or organs involved. , for example, is covered in sections on respiratory symptoms, hepatosplenomegaly, central nervous symptoms, optic symptoms, cardiac disorder, dermal and muscular symptoms, and lymph node enlargement.


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