Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - Medical - 451 pages
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Now in full color, this comprehensive reference 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. This edition also covers organisms that infect poultry, laboratory animals, and exotic species. And with this book's coverage of minor and rare parasites, you'll be able to diagnose more difficult cases. No other book in this market is so respected and so complete. It's the only parasitology reference that provides everything you'll need!

  • Thorough coverage describes parasites that infect most major domestic species, and also includes organisms that infect poultry, lab animals and exotic species.
  • A convenient appendix includes six drug tables listing parasiticides by species and a table of commercial antiparasitic vaccines, for easy access to the most up-to-date drug information.
  • Greek and Latin roots of terms are arranged alphabetically on the inside front and back covers, providing a quick reference when you're in a hurry.


  • Over 800 full-color photos and line drawings help you identify parasites accurately.
  • A new introductory chapter provides an overview of parsitology.
  • A new Vector-borne Diseases chapter restates viruses, rickettsiae and other bacteria, protozoa, and helminths in terms of vectors.
  

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER 2 ARTHROPODS
5
CHAPTER 3 PROTOZOANS
84
CHAPTER 4 HELMINTHS
115
CHAPTER 5 VectorBorne Diseases
240
CHAPTER 6 Antiparasitic Drugs
254
CHAPTER 7 Diagnostic Parasitology
295
CHAPTER 8 Histopathologic Diagnosis
372
APPENDIX Antiparasite Products by Species
407
Index
415
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Dwight D. Bowman, Ph.D. is Professor of Parasitology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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