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The Increase of Exotic Zoonotic Helminth Infections: The Impact of Urbanization, Climate Change and Globalization

Gordon, Catherine; McManus, Donald P; Jones, Malcolm K.; Gray, Darren; Gobert, Geoffrey N


Zoonotic parasitic diseases are increasingly impacting human populations due to the effects of globalization, urbanization and climate change. Here we review the recent literature on the most important helminth zoonoses, including reports of incidence and prevalence. We discuss those helminth diseases which are increasing in endemic areas and consider their geographical spread into new regions within the framework of globalization, urbanization and climate change to determine the effect these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Advances in Parasitology
DOI: 10.1016/bs.apar.2015.12.002


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