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Samantha Miller
anotated disscussion
Fri Mar 2, 2012 11:57am
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After great deliberation and a topic battle of epic proportions where topics entered into a battle royal to gain favor to wage battle and conquer this particular project, parasite removal methods has the opportunity to hang its bloodied sword and revel in its success and gory glory. This topic won over all others for its intimate information on the biology of two types of organisms and their often bloody relationship. Parasites often come across their favorite hosts by complicated and by often improbable means. Though how we remove or new and usually unwelcome friends is very dependent upon what type of parasite it is, how the parasite takes its nourishment and makes its home, and the real estate upon which the parasite takes its claim. The options are also influenced by how much we know about that specific species. Some species have vaccines developed to prevent them from attaching in the body. Now, this isnít always a good idea. They had a vaccine against a specific parasite that infected cows and reduced their population in livestock herds. Once the parasite was removed the herds grew exponentially and cleared large expansions of land of grass and that made the land unlivable, even more of the herd than the infected one died and it upset the eco system greatly for a great deal of time. Other methods include drugs which detach the parasite from its insertion site and it will sub sequentially be expelled from the body. Another method is surgery. The most well-known parasite removal surgery would be removal of tape worms, while one majorly overlooked one is the removal of pigmy worms with a stick, one of the origins of the medical staff of which we are all familiar. And the last method of riding oneís self of parasites is prevention, such as cooking oneís food, to remove it nearly completely from a species. I am very interested how new research has influenced the subject even though it is a limiter on this project. The excursion to the library was very enlightening because I learned where I can find materials online as well as being able to narrow the sources down by year of publication. These two factors will greatly assist in the completion of this project.

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    What topic have you chosen for the Annotated Bib? Why have you chosen this topic? What, if anything, did you find useful about the library instruction class? Have a great and safe Spring Break.
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