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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology
Seventh edition
by Anne M. Zajac

For veterinarians and veterinary technicians involved in the diagnosis of parasitism in animals, Veterinary Clinical Parasitology is essential reading. It focuses on morphologic identification of parasites of domestic animals. The various techniques described provide an accurate and cost-effective means of diagnosing parasitic infections in animals.

The 7th edition has been expanded significantly to include additional globally important parasites. Extra text material has been added for each parasite to indicate its distribution, life cycle, and importance, and the illustrations are now in color to aid diagnosis.

Key features:

  • User-friendly layout for quick reference
  • Includes over 400 color photographs
  • Expanded parasite coverage
  • Includes contributions from many AAVP members

Contents

Chapter 1: Fecal Examination In The Diagnosis Of Parasitism

  • Collection of Fecal Samples
  • Storage and Shipment of Fecal Samples
  • Fecal Exam Procedures
  • Quality Control for Fecal Exam Procedures
  • Use of the Microscope
  • Pseudoparasites and Spurious Parasites
  • Techniques for Evaluation of Strongylid Nematodes in Grazing Animals
  • Identification of Adult Worms
  • Parasites of Domestic Animals

Chapter 2: Detection of Protozoan and Helminth Parasites in the Urinary, Reproductive, and Integumentary Systems and in the Eye

  • Techniques for Parasite Recovery
  • Urinary System Parasites
  • Reproductive System Parasites
  • Parasites of Other Systems (Excluding Arthropods)

Chapter 3: Detection of Parasites in the Blood

  • Immunologic Detection of Blood Parasites
  • Microscopic Examination of Blood for Protozoan Parasites
  • Microscopic Examination of Blood for Nematode Parasites
  • Blood Parasites of Dogs and Cats
  • Blood Parasites of Livestock and Horses
  • Blood Parasites of Birds

Chapter 4: Diagnosis of Arthropod Parasites

  • Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
  • Class Insecta

Chapter 5: Parasites of Fish

Index

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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology
Seventh edition
by Anne M. Zajac

2006 305 pages Spiralbound $58.95 + shipping
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