Craig and Faust's Clinical Parasitology

by Ernest Carroll Faust, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., Emeritus Professor of Parasitology, Department of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Consultant, U.S. Public Health Service; Member, Expert Panel on Parasitic Diseases, World Health Organization; Member, Committee on Revision, U.S. Pharmacopeia, 1951–1960; Field Coordinator, Tulane-Colombia Program in Medical Education, U.S. Operational Mission, International Cooperation Administration, 1956–1961; and Paul Farr Russell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc. (Hon.), Visiting Lecturer, Tropical Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Consultant to Surgeon General, U.S. Army; Consultant to Agency for International Development; Member, Malaria Panel and formerly Chairman, Expert Committee on Malaria, World Health Organization; Formerly Malaria Consultant to Tennessee Valley Authority, and to the U.S. Public Health Service; Staff Member Emeritus, The Rockefeller Foundation. 1,099 pages, illustrated, 8 colored plates. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia. 1964. $16.50

Harold W. Brown College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University, New York, N. Y.

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How does one write a review of a thousand-page textbook-reference book now in its 7th edition with a total of 17 reprintings written by two of the world's ablest parasitologists? This new edition has been brought up to date and additional illustrations have been added. One of its valuable contributions is the rather comprehensive bibliography at the end of each chapter. Although this volume is entitled “Clinical Parasitology,” in addition to covering the diagnosis, treatment and epidemiology of parasitic infections, it includes the essential details of morphology and taxonomy of parasites. All of us who work in the parasitic disease field will continue to lean heavily on this volume and it should be available for reference for public health students, medical students, and the house staff of our hospitals.

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