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Medical Helminthology

  • By: Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales & Carlos Franco-Paredes
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Helminthology is the science whose objective is the study of worms or helminths. In the case of medical helminthology, it refers specifically to those helminths that affect or potentially affect human beings. This complex science comprises the biomedical study of helminths ...

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