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Description

Parasitology is the study of parasites, their hosts, and the relationship between them. As a biological discipline, the scope of parasitology is not determined by the organism or environment in question but by their way of life. This means it forms a synthesis of other disciplines, and draws on techniques from fields such as cell biology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, evolution and ecology.

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Organizations relating to Parasitology

Asian Centre of International Parasite Control / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 2000
European Veterinary Parasitology College / Thessaloniki, Greece / Est. 2003
World Federation of Parasitologists / Churchill, Australia / Est. 1960
World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology / Bristol, UK / Est. 1963
African Conference on the Integrated Family Planning, Nutrition and Parasite Control Project
European Federation of Parasitologists / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 1966
International Commission on Trichinellosis / Bilthoven, Netherlands / Est. 1958
Latin American Federation of Parasitologists / Guayaquil, Ecuador / Est. 1963
International Parasitic Plant Society / Sheffield, UK / Est. 2001
Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine / Hamburg, Germany / Est. 1900
Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2002
American Society of Parasitologists / Placitas NM, USA / Est. 1924
Parasitological Society of Southern Africa / Onderstepoort, South Africa / Est. 1972
Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology
Technical Cooperation Network among Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratories in Latin America and the Caribbean / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1983
SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Microbiology, Parasitology and Entomology / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1967
West African Centre for International Parasite Control / Legon, Ghana
SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Public Health, Hospital Administration, Environmental and Occupational Health / Manila, Philippines
Southeastern and Eastern European Parasitologists
East African Society for Parasitology
European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites / Malvern, UK
ASEAN Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology / Hanoi, Vietnam
Asian-Pacific Congress for Parasitic Zoonoses

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World Problems relating to Parasitology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Parasitic diseases in animals
Parasites
Parasites of the human body
Mites as pests
Tapeworm as a parasite
Helminthiasis
Infectious diseases

Action Strategies relating to Parasitology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing incidence of infectious and parasitic diseases
Studying infectious and parasitic diseases
Treating infestations of gastrointestinal parasites of animals
Treating infestations of parasites
Studying plant parasites
Researching parasites
Exposing social parasites
Being a social parasite
Researching parasitic disease
Fighting parasitic disease
Studying parasitic diseases in animals
Treating infectious and parasitic diseases

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