Parasites

Offers information about foodborne and waterborne pathogens such as Trichinella and Cyclospora. Disease transmission, prevalence, control methods, guidelines, and current research areas are discussed.

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Defines parasites and provides a description of common parasites and their health effects. The transmittance, symptoms, risks, and prevention associated with each parasite is discussed.

USDA. ARS. Food Safety Research Information Office.

Research publications on parasites from peer-reviewed journals. Some publications may be early view or ahead of print. Citations and abstracts are available to all users while full-text availability depends on institutional access levels.

DHHS. Center For Disease Control and Prevention.

Alphabetized list of links to credible health information in relation to various parasitic diseases.

Department of Health and Human Services.

General description of parasites and links for topics related to parasitic diseases, foodborne illnesses, parasitic agents and basic facts regarding parasites and other disease causing agents.

American Medical Association.

Table of diseases and conditions caused by parasites. Information on the etiology, incubation period, signs and symptoms, duration of illness, associated foods, laboratory testing and treatment of parasitic foodborne illnesses.

American Society of Parasitologists.

Information on publications, journals, membership, careers, news and related web links are included. Primarily dedicated to professionals and students interested in studying and teaching Parasitology.

World Federation of Parasitologists.

Connects parasitologists and highlights information regarding parasitological research and other related scientific data for research scientists, various agencies, health control specialists abd students.