Essentials of Veterinary Parasitology

Essentials of Veterinary Parasitology

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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.(Image reproduced by kind permission, John W. McGarry, University of Liverpool. ) ... Control Always remember that maintenance of the cestode life cycle depends on pets gaining access to infected prey. ... Because of its serious zoonotic potential the praziquantel requirement of the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) was instigatedanbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Veterinary Parasitology
Author:Hany Elsheikha, Naveed Ahmed Khan
Publisher:Horizon Scientific Press - 2011


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