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Parasites in brief

In this chapter you will find brief information on parasitic diseases (“Diseases A to Z”) and microscopic reference pictures of the most important protozoa and helminth ova and larvae. The texts are very short and give only summarised key facts. If you would like more details, then please consult a text book or an atlas.
Our suggestions for further reading are given under Home – Resources – Diagnostic textbooks and atlases.


5.1 Diseases A to Z (Essentials and other illustrated subchapters)
5.2 Protozoa
5.3 Nematodes
5.4 Cestodes
5.5 Trematodes
5.6 Quiz