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Editors: D. Kaimbo Wa Kaimbo (University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)
Book Description:
Tunga penetrans is a sand flea in the order siphonaptera and is parasitizing various mammalian hosts including humans in resource-poor communities. Life cycle is characterized by egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Female sand flea penetrates hostís skin, and its abdomen is enlarged by the developing eggs thus causing tungiasis. Regular treatment of animals lowers the parasite burden. This new book includes recent research from around the globe in this field.

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Authors / Editors: D. Kaimbo Wa Kaimbo
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      Insects and Other Terrestrial Arthropods: Biology, Chemistry and Behavior
   Binding: Online Book
   Pub. Date: 2010 3rd Quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-842-5
   Status: AV
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