Are you a student at Keele University? Are you aware that one of the UK's
most eminent parasitologists is a faculty member at Keele University? If
you have not had the opportunity to do so, I suggest that you look up Dr.
Chris Arme, and maybe he can point you in the right direction. (Or course,
if Dr. Arme gave you this assignment, this message is moot.)
smilerm at my-dejanews.com wrote in message
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> While I appreciate the advice, my search hasn't been restricted to the
>I have tried Keele university's(England) extensive, but rather old,
>A nearby medical library and the web. Including catalogues of periodicals
>like EDINA and BIDS. I just asked as a last resort and I'm still stuck.
>>>In article <7c8ajf$d1d$1 at charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>,
> "Dr. Peter W. Pappas" <pappas.3 at osu.edu> wrote:
>> You mention that there are "hundreds of SITES discussing the effect on
>> hosts...", suggesting that your search for information has been confined
>> the web. I suggest you try a library. There is a respectable body of
>> literature (original research articles, reviews, and books) on the "cost"
>> parasitism to hosts and parasites, but it's not necessarily easy to find,
>> and one has to search it out. Learning to use the original literature is
>> very important part (perhaps the most important part) of any research or
>> writing project, and this is something that all biology students should
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