Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual

Author: William J. Foreyt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118682262

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual, Fifth Edition is a practical, thorough, bench top reference for basic diagnostic veterinary parasitology. The manual provides pertinent information on parasite life cyles, importance, location in the host, zoonotic potential, current literature, diagnosis, and treatment. It also includes step-by-step instructions for the most common diagnostic procedures used in routine veterinary practice. Sections are organized by animal host species, including dogs; cats; cattle, sheep and goats; llamas; horses; pigs; birds; ratites (ostriches, emus, and cassowaries); and laboratory animals, as well as wildlife, reptiles, marine mammals, and humans. There is a section in which common artifacts found in fecal samples are presented, and the last section includes conversion tables and a list of abbreviations. Features of the Fifth edition include: * updated and enhanced references * information on new drugs * improved section on parasites of marine mammals * sections on parasites of laboratory animals and humans * over 500 photographs and figures Readers will find this to be an easily accessible and accurate resource for information about parasites in a variety of animals - wild, domestic, common and exotic.

Veterinary Parasitology

Author: James Armour,J. L. Duncan,A. M. Dunn,F. W. Jennings,G. M. Urguhart

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632040513

Category: Medical

Page: 307

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This book is intended for veterinary students studying parasitology, practising veterinary surgeons, and those in animal science who require information on all aspects of parasitic disease in domestic animals. The text is comprehensive, covering both temperate and tropical zones, and deals with all three aspects of parasitology - helminthology, entomology and protozoology - as well as some blood-borne rickettsial infections traditionally taught in the subject. There are also chapters dedicated to reviews of epidemiology, immunity, anthelmintics, ectoparasiticides and laboratory diagnosis. Because the text is intended for those directly involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitic infections of domestic animals, diseases which are common or important are treated in some detail, the less important being discussed more briefly. For the same reason, details of classification and taxonomy have been kept to the minimum necessary to indicate the relationships between the various species and to facilitate their identification.

Veterinary Parasitology

Author: M. A. Taylor,R. L. Coop,R. L. Wall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119073677

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

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The recipient of much praise and acclaim, Veterinary Parasitology is widely considered to be the definitive veterinary parasitology reference for practitioners and students alike. This Fourth Edition has been developed and enhanced into a two-part reference to reflect recent advances in the field, modern teaching practice, and updated parasite taxonomic classification systems. Part One contains expanded individual parasite descriptions using current taxonomic status within three new chapters on Helminthology, Protozoology and Entomology. Further updated chapters are provided on: The laboratory diagnosis of parasitism, Antiparasitics, The epidemiology of parasitic diseases, and Host resistance to parasitic diseases. Host species chapters have been retained and expanded and are found in Part Two of the edition. KEY FEATURES Tailored for those directly involved in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitic diseases of domestic animals Compatible with the diversity of current parasitology teaching modules – both for teaching parasite systematics and diseases on a host-organ basis Offers the most detailed parasite descriptions available today for teachers, research groups, veterinarians in practice and in government service, and others involved in aspects of parasitic disease Thoroughly revised and restructured to reflect the most up-to-date advancements in the field, Veterinary Parasitology, Fourth Edition, enhances its stellar reputation as the gold standard reference text for the global veterinary profession.

Essentials of Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Hany Elsheikha,Naveed Ahmed Khan

Publisher: Horizon Scientific Press

ISBN: 1904455794

Category: Medical

Page: 221

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Essentials of Veterinary Parasitology provides an up-to-date resource for students and practicing veterinarians on how to recognize, diagnose, and treat parasitic diseases in livestock and companion animals. Featuring full-color illustrations and a user-friendly layout, the book begins with a section dedicated to the fundamentals of veterinary parasitology and ends with a section on the prevention of parasitic infections, entailing recent developments in the understanding of the pathogenesis and control of parasitic diseases. In between, there are sections on important parasitic infections in livestock, organized by the parasite agents - helminths, protozoa, and arthropods - plus a section on diagnostic parasitology. This book is an essential reference for veterinary students, practicing veterinarians, and researchers in the field of parasitology.

Veterinary Clinical Parasitology

Author: Anne M. Zajac,Gary A. Conboy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813820537

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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"Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Eighth Edition," prepared under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP), emphasizes the morphologic identification of both internal and external parasites of domestic animals. Focusing on the tests and information most relevant to daily practice, the book describes accurate, cost-effective techniques for diagnosing parasitic infections in animals. Including clear, easy-to-find information on the distribution, life cycle, and importance of each parasite, "Veterinary Clinical Parasitology" offers more than 450 images to aid with diagnosis. The Eighth Edition includes a new chapter on immunologic and molecular diagnosis, increased coverage of ticks and new sections on identification of microfilariae and larvae in diagnostic samples. The new edition also features expanded information on quantitative egg counts, detection of anthelmintic resistance and identification of ruminant strongylid larvae. Additional improvements include many new images throughout the book, revised taxonomic information, and a new layout featuring tabs by section to improve user-friendliness. "Veterinary Clinical Parasitology" is a highly practical benchside reference invaluable to clinicians, technicians, and students. Key features Acts as a picture-matching guide to aid in identifying parasites of domestic animals Provides a practical, useful resource for learning the techniques used in diagnosing parasites Offers a new chapter on immunologic and molecular diagnosis, as well as new images and new sections throughout Redesigned for easier access to information, with a colorful page design and tabs identifying individual sections Prepared under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) Includes a companion website offering the images from the book electronically, available at www.wiley.com/go/zajac

Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians - E-Book

Author: Dwight D. Bowman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145573988X

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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Georgis’ Parasitology for Veterinarians, 10th Edition provides current information on all parasites commonly encountered in veterinary medicine. Its primary focus is on parasites that infect major domestic species, such as dogs, cats, horses, pigs, and ruminants, but it also includes coverage of organisms that infect poultry, laboratory animals, and exotic species. This edition features chapters that cover arthropods, protozoans, and helminths, including their taxonomy and life cycles, as well as the clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment of each parasite’s infection or infestation. Other chapters include vector-borne diseases, antiparasitic drugs, diagnostic parasitology, histopathologic diagnosis, and a new chapter on vaccinations. No other book on this topic is so well-respected and so thorough. It’s the only parasitology reference that provides all the information you’ll need! The most comprehensive parasitology book on the market, written specifically for veterinarians, provides complete information on all parasites commonly encountered in veterinary medicine, as well as information about minor or rare parasites. High-quality color photographs and illustrations make the process of identifying and treating parasites more accurate and efficient. Updated drug tables offer the most current information on drugs, vaccinations, and parasticides. Greek and Latin roots printed alphabetically on the inside front and back covers provide you with quick access to scientific names and terms. NEW! New chapter covering the use and development of vaccines against parasites keeps you up to date with what’s currently happening in this area. NEW! Expanded chapter on vector-borne diseases provides more in-depth detail on this topic and places more focus on bacterial parasites. NEW! New diagrams illustrating the mode of action of the different classes of antiparasitics make the antiparasitic drug chapter more understandable. NEW! Updated protozoa chapter includes newer taxonomy to ensure you have the latest information on this subject. NEW! A new table in the arthropod chapter covering diseases transmitted by different ticks provides up-to-date information about these parasites.

Diagnostic Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Charles Mackey Hendrix

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 321

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This outstanding new edition has been thoroughly revised with hundreds of new illustrations to augment text. Designed for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and allied office personnel, this reference provides a concise, clear discussion of parasites and how to diagnose them. Sampling techniques are included, with step-by-step guidelines for analysis. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-392-5

Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Lora Rickard Ballweber

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780750672610

Category: Medical

Page: 319

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* Concise review that focuses on the most common parasites * Written in outline format for quick reference * Ideal for student use during clinical rotations * Quintessential resource for veterinarians with new practice

Principles of Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Dennis Jacobs,Mark Fox,Lynda Gibbons,Carlos Hermosilla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470670428

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Principles of Veterinary Parasitology is a student-friendly introduction to veterinary parasitology. Written primarily to meet the immediate needs of veterinary students, this textbook outlines the essential parasitological knowledge needed to underpin clinical practice. Conceptual relationships between parasitic organisms, their biology and the diseases they cause are clearly illustrated. Help boxes and practical tips are included throughout alongside a wealth of colour photographs, drawings and life-cycle diagrams. Organised taxonomically with additional host-orientated chapters and focussing on parasites that commonly cause animal or zoonotic disease, welfare problems or economic losses, students worldwide will benefit from this straightforward and easy to comprehend introduction to veterinary parasitology. Key features include: An easy to navigate textbook, providing information essential for clinical studies Full colour throughout, with photographs, diagrams, life-cycles and help boxes for visual learners A companion website including a pronunciation guide, self-assessment questions and further reading lists

Veterinary Parasitology

Self-Assessment Color Review

Author: Hany Elsheikha,Jon S Patterson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840761881

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This clinically oriented new volume in the Self-Assessment Colour Review series brings together a wide variety of cases and clinical situations which relate to diseases caused by parasitic agents primarily in small animals and domestic livestock. It also includes some cases involving some wild and exotic animals. The cases are presented randomly, and illustrated in full color. Each case scenario includes key questions regarding diagnosis, treatment and control of the infection. Detailed explanatory answers are given on the following page. The book offers an excellent resource for continuing professional development. It is of value to veterinary practitioners, animal health advisors, industry technical representatives, livestock producers and veterinary students.

Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Gregory V. LaMann

Publisher: Nova Biomedical Books

ISBN: 9781607416319

Category: Medical

Page: 323

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Veterinary parasitology is the study of animal parasites, especially relationships between parasites and animal hosts, and their interactions. Parasites of domestic animals (livestock and pet animals) as well as wildlife animals are considered. Veterinary parasitology studies genesis and development of parasitoses in animal host. Veterinary parasitology also studies taxonomy and systematics of parasites, morphology, life cycles, and living needs of parasites in environment and in animal host. Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of animal parasitoses are designed using procured observations. Data obtained from parasitological research in animals helps in veterinary practice and improve animal breeding. Major goal of veterinary parasitology is to protect animals and improve their health status. Moreover, a number of animal parasites are transmitted to humans. Therefore, veterinary parasitology is also important for public health.

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Charles M. Hendrix,Ed Robinson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323389813

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Recognize and treat the parasites seen in veterinary practice! Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. Chapters are organized by parasite group — including nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, protozoans, arthropods, and leeches — and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and important parasites. Then in each chapter, material is conveniently organized by host species: dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, swine, birds, lab animals, fish, and reptiles. Written by noted educators Charles Hendrix and Ed Robinson, this full-color, spiral-bound book provides the knowledge that veterinary technicians need to collect samples, perform lab procedures, and communicate with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Clear, concise coverage simplifies information on the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites, preparing you for credentialing exams and the veterinary clinic. More than 470 full-color photos show exactly what ova, adult parasites, and parasitic diseases look like, so you can identify them more easily when viewing lab samples. Step-by-step guidelines in the Laboratory Procedures chapter describe how to gather samples and how to perform the laboratory techniques used in identifying parasites. Emphasis on the zoonotic potential of parasites helps you alert clients and other health care workers to the significance of zoonotic parasites and shows ways in which you can prevent transmission of a zoonotic parasite, condition, or syndrome from animals to humans. Logical chapter organization follows the sequence of parasitology classes, beginning with a basic overview of external parasites, internal parasites, and nematodes, followed by chapters that go into detail of the parasites by host species. An appendix lists the parasites of each species and shows their location in the text, making information easy to find. Heartworm section helps you recognize and treat heartworms with an in-depth discussion of the performance and interpretation of diagnostic tests for this major parasite. Summary tables show how to categorize parasites, and include such categories as body systems affected, taxonomic grouping, host species, and location in host. Table of parasites at the front of the book is arranged by host species and includes page numbers for cross-reference throughout the book. Vet Tech Threads design makes learning easier with chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and Technician Notes in every chapter. Chapter on terminology familiarizes you with the basic language and classification scheme of parasitology for more effective communication with clients and colleagues. Flash cards on the Evolve companion website help you learn and memorize key facts about the major parasites, including audio pronunciations. Workbook/textbook format provides immediate review tools through matching exercises and questions for thought and discussion at the end of each chapter. NEW case studies provide more opportunities to apply what you have learned, and bring to life a subject that can be dry and difficult. UPDATED information throughout provides the most up-to-date coverage of the parasites most often seen in veterinary practice. NEW! End-of-chapter matching exercises and online activities make study and review easier.

Parasitology in Veterinary Medicine

Author: Peter Deplazes,Johannes Eckert,Alexander Mathis,Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna,Horst Zahner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789086862740

Category:

Page: 650

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The textbook 'Parasitology in Veterinary Medicine' is based on 'Lehrbuch der Parasitologie für die Tiermedizin' (3rd ed.), published in 2013 by Enke, Germany. Wageningen Academic Publishers presents a revised edition in English, suited both for basic and advanced studies and as reference book for the veterinary practice. Although focused on the European situation, the book also deals with important parasitic diseases occurring in other regions.The main part is organized by parasite groups (protozoa, helminths, arthropoda, etc.). It provides information on the parasites' biology, epidemiology, immunology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, therapy and control. Summaries allow for a quick overview.Another part is arranged according to animal species (cattle, sheep and goats, pigs, horses, dogs and cats, rabbits, poultry, bees). It contains tables listing the parasites of the organ systems and showing antiparasitic drugs. Furthermore, practical instructions on the control of parasitic diseases are given.Further chapters deal with general parasitology, zoonoses, parasites in food, diagnostic procedures, and essentials of therapy and control of parasitoses. A detailed glossary with etymological notes is intended for a better understanding of parasitological terms. The book contains numerous tables and is illustrated with 421 figures, including many instructive drawings of parasite life cycles.

Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Richard J. Martin,Henk D. F. H. Schallig,L. H. Chappell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521794381

Category: Medical

Page: 142

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This symposium volume considers some of the recent developments in veterinary parasitology. The book includes various papers that discuss such topics as the significance of epidemiology; the current position of vaccine application and development; the immunological responses of sheep to infection with Haemonchus contortus and cattle to infections with gastrointestinal nematodes; drug resistance in veterinary parasites; the possibility of controlling nematode infections by using predacious micro fungi; the impact of nutrition in pathogenesis of bovine trypanosomiasis; and the status of the cattle nematode Onchocerca ochengi as a model for studies on human onchocerciasis.

Parasites and Pets

A Veterinary Nursing Guide

Author: Hany Elsheikha,Ian Wright,John McGarry

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1786394049

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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This book, primarily focussing on parasitic diseases of cats and dogs, is designed specifically for veterinary nurses and students and adopts an enquiry based approach essential for consolidating knowledge and a deep practical understanding of this important subject. The book goes beyond the conventional discourse of parasitology books, with each chapter addressing questions commonly posed by clients. It is illustrated throughout with colour figures and readers can assess their knowledge and areas for development by completing the end of chapter self-assessment questions. In this way, the veterinary nurse will be fully equipped to professionally support veterinary surgeons in achieving optimal strategies for management of parasitic diseases of companion animals. Provides a unique enquiry-based approach to assist veterinary nurses and technicians in gaining essential knowledge and practical understanding of parasites. Contains self-assessment MCQ sections designed to encourage the reader to question their practice, rationales, and the evidence base of parasitology care delivery they provide to patients. Focuses on the dog and cat, the most commonly seen pets.