Essential Malariology, Fourth Edition is a concise and practical handbook that covers all aspects of malaria from a clinical perspective - its control, prevention and treatment. This edition has been thoroughly updated and contains brand new chapters on malaria in children, malaria in pregnancy, and vaccines. Incorporated throughout are the latest research into, and understanding of, molecular biology, and the latest diagnostic techniques. In addition, new colour plates and figures are included to complement the text.

chapter 1|7 pages

Historical outline

ByHerbert M Gilles

chapter 2|27 pages

The malaria parasites

ByRobert E Sinden, Herbert M Gilles

chapter 3|24 pages

Diagnostic methods in malaria

ByMarcel Hommel

chapter 4|26 pages

The Anopheles vector

ByMike W Service, Harold Townson

chapter 5|22 pages

The epidemiology of malaria

ByRobert W Snow, Herbert M Gilles

chapter 6|84 pages

Rationale and technique of malaria control

chapter 7|15 pages

Clinical features of malaria

ByDavid A Warrell

chapter 8|13 pages

Clinical features of malaria in children

ByTerrie E Taylor, Malcolm E Molyneux

chapter 9|17 pages

Clinical features of malaria in pregnancy

ByCaroline Shulman, Edgar Dorman

chapter 10|16 pages

Pathology and pathophysiology of human malaria

ByDavid A Warrell, Gareth Dh Turner, Nick Francis

chapter 11|16 pages

Immunology of malaria

ByKevin Marsh

chapter 12|45 pages

Treatment and prevention of malaria

ByDavid A Warrell, William M Watkins, Peter A Winstanley

chapter 13|13 pages

Malaria vaccines

ByStephen L Hoffman, Judith E Epstein