Schistosomiasis III. Abstracts of the Complete Literature, 1963–1974, Volumes I and II

by Kenneth S. Warren and Donald B. Hoffman, Jr. 730 pages. Published by Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, Washington, D.C., distributed solely by The Halsted Press, a division of John Wiley & Sons, New York. 1976. $90.00

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  • Department of Tropical Medicine Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

This meritorious bibliography titled “Schistosomiasis III” by Drs. Kenneth Warren and Donald Hoffman contains citations and abstracts of the complete literature on schistosomiasis which appeared between 1963 and 1974. The publication is a continuation of “Schistosomiasis, A Bibliography of the World's Literature from 1952 to 1962” by Warren and Newill (The Press of Western Reserve University, 1967).

In Schistosomiasis III, the abstracts and citations are arranged alphabetically by senior author. There are two volumes: Volume I contains publications by authors A-J and Volume II those by authors K-Z. The citations and abstracts were taken from those in the Tropical Diseases Bulletin and from those in Helminthological Abstracts; only citations were taken from Index Medicus (MEDLARS). In all, 8,148 citations on schistosomiasis were obtained from the above three sources: 2,290 from the Tropical Diseases Bulletin, 2,632 from Helminthological Abstracts, and 3,226 from MEDLARS. At the end of Volume II there is an Author Index (31 pages) and a Keyword Index (20 pages).