About the Author
Louis M. Weiss, M.D., M.P.H. is an attending physician at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, and at the Bronx Municipal Hospital, where he also serves as a consulting physician in parasitology and tropical medicine. Dr. Weiss is a peer reviewer for numerous journals including the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Parasitology Research, and Clinical Infectious Disease. The author of over 200 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Weiss has contributed chapters and monographs to dozens of books in the field, andis a co-editor of five previous books on parasitology and infectious disease. James J. Becnel, Ph.D, is Lead Scientist and Research Entomologist with the USDA-ARS in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Becnel serves on the editorial boards for Journal of Invertebrate Pathology and Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, and has published dozens of peer-reviewed papers on parasitology and entomology related topics.