The fourth edition of Medical Parasitology has been thoroughly revised. Each chapter has been carefully updated and expanded to include new medically relevant data. New MCQs have been added. Diagrams are coloured, uncomplicated and clear, as also the pictures of gross and histopathological sections. Diagrams of life cycles are computer-drawn with simple line sketches. New parasitic figures have been added. Diagrammatic representation of relative sizes and morphology of protozoa and helminthic eggs at the end of the book has good visual impact and will help in understanding the importance of micrometry in diagnostic parasitology Indian data have been given in most of the chapters. The language is lucid and easy to understand. This book shall be highly useful to undergraduate and post graduate students, clinicians and medical laboratory technology students.
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D.R AroraM.D., Ph.D., M.N.A.M.S., Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak (Haryana), India; and Maharaja Agarsen Medical College, Agroha (Haryana), India; ExProfessor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Medical Superintendent, and Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon (Haryana), India; Lead Assessor and Member, Accreditation Committee, National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), Gurgaon (Haryana), India; Principal Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), New Delhi (India); Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), New Delhi (India), has more than 43 years of teaching experience in microbiology to medical and dental undergraduate and postgraduate students. Besides conducting and supervising research in microbiology, he has published nine textbooks on microbiology, parasitology and mycology, and 150 research articles in several indexed national and international journals of repute. The results of his research on malaria parasites and Klebsiella pneumoniae have been cited in World Health Organization WHO/MAL/83.10003 and Topley & Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections, Bacteriology Vol. 2, 10th ed., 2005, respectively. He has supervised a number of PG students of Ph.D., M.D. and M.S. In appreciation of outstanding research carried out by him in India on bacteriocins of Klebsiella pneumoniae, he was awarded Smt. Kunti Mehrotra Award of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists in 1983. In recognition of significant contribution to the advancement of medical sciences, he was elected Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) in 1985. He has been a Visiting Professor at University of Mauritius in 1989. He was awarded WHO fellowship on Laboratory Aspects of HIV/AIDS and STD at Community Health Surveillance and Laboratories Administration, Baltimore, Maryland (USA) in 1992. He was honoured by Indian Medical Association, Kaithal (Haryana) on the eve of Doctors' Day on 01.07.1999. He has been examiner for B.D.S., M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B. and Ph.D. microbiology of a number of universities. His biography including academic activities and research work has been published in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2011–12 (8th Edition), N.J. 07922, USA distinguishing him as one of the leading healthcare professionals from around the world.