IN a more convenient and compact form than has hitherto appeared in Germany, this work essays the description of the parasitic fauna of man. Morphological characters are summarized clearly and briefly, but with sufficient detail for identification of all the common parasites. But the rarer forms are also represented (more briefly and hi small type) as may be judged by the inclusion of the python parasite Armillifer moniliformis, with five cases recorded from man, and of several insects the connexion of which with human disease is slight; hi all, 192 parasites are described. A special feature is the illustration of the text by original schematic figures, which are often accompanied by corresponding photographs.
Die tierischen Parasiten des Menschen
Von Prof. Walter Stempell. Pp. viii + 226. (Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1938.) 12 gold marks.
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Die tierischen Parasiten des Menschen. Nature 143, 266 (1939). https://doi.org/10.1038/143266b0