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Published: 15 July 2021

576 Pages | 190 colour line figures and illustrations; 71 tables


ISBN: 9780198832157

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Evolutionary Parasitology

The Integrated Study of Infections, Immunology, Ecology, and Genetics

Second Edition

Paul Schmid-Hempel

  • The first book to unify the fields of parasitology and immunology with concepts from ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Develops a conceptual framework and future research agenda for the resulting interdisciplinary areas of ecological immunology and evolutionary epidemiology

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly revised to provide a state-of-the-art overview, from the molecular bases to adaptive strategies and their ecological and evolutionary consequences
  • Includes new sections on microbiota, evolutionary genomics, evolutionary epidemiology, within-host evolution, parasite ecology, and emergent diseases
  • Provides an exciting new evolutionary ecological view of host-pathogen relationships and infectious diseases

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