Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual
by Foreyt, William J. PhD


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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.


 
Product Information
Binding: Softcover
Specs: 248 pages | 1.7 Lbs
ISBN: 0813824192
ISBN-13: 9780813824192
New Edition: 0813811376
Edition: 5
Publisher: Blackwell Professional Publishing | Publish Date 10/01 | Copyright 2002
Format: Spiral/Handbook

Table Of Contents:

Preface
Introduction
Sect. 1.    Diagnostic Parasitology
Sect. 2.    General Parasitology
Sect. 3.    Parasites of Dogs
Sect. 4.    Parasites of Cats
Sect. 5.    Parasites of Cattle, Sheep, and Goats
Sect. 6.    Parasites of Llamas
Sect. 7.    Parasites of Horses
Sect. 8.    Parasites of Pigs
Sect. 9.    Parasites of Birds
Sect. 10.    Parasites of Ratites (Ostriches, Emus, and Cassowaries)
Sect. 11.    Parasites of Laboratory Animals
Sect. 12.    Parasites of Wildlife
Sect. 13.    Parasites of Marine Mammals
Sect. 14.    Parasites of Reptiles
Sect. 15.    Parasites of Humans
Sect. 16.    Common Artifacts in Feces
Sect. 17.    Tables
Index
 
 

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