Human Parasitology
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   Human Parasitology is a fascinant medicine field. There is a high mobidity and mortality from parasitic diseases in human because human parasites are higly adaptable to human body and our life style.

  • Ignorance;
  • Increased volume of travel (touristic, bussiness);
  • Immune system evading mecanisms;

   Parasitic diseases are specific for specific areals. There is a specific tropical pathology. Population in temperate climate are affected by specific temperate parasites.

   Taxonomically, parasites are divided into three major groups (1,2): Protozoa, Helmints (worms) and Insects.

Bibliography:

(1) Compendium of Human Parasitology - Lazar Lidia, Bucharest 2006, Publisher: Carol Davila UMP

(2) Tree of Life Web Project

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