Canine Parasites and Parasitic Diseases

  • ID: 4540028
  • Book
  • 286 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Canine Parasites and Parasitic Diseases offers a concise summary, including the distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures on the most important parasites affecting dogs. The book includes their classification, structure, lifecycles, occurrence, and the diagnosis and treatment of infestations. Chapters are presented in a consistent and logical format with extensive use of tables, photographs and line drawings that help veterinarians and students quickly find answers to questions. The book informs on 100 different species of parasite related to the canine world and is is aimed not only at veterinary practitioners but also in dog enthusiasts, pharmacies and laboratories.

  • Fully illustrated with high-quality figures and illustrations
  • Provides insights on the risk factors and prevention of parasite infections in dogs and gives guidelines for anthelmintic treatment
  • Serves professionals, students, parasitologists and veterinary scientists
  • Present an easy-to-use handbook on the identification of canine parasites and the diseases associated with parasitic infection
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1. Introduction

2. Protozoa

3. Trematoda

4. Cestoda

5. Nematoda

6. Acanthocephala

7. Annelida

8. Insecta

9. Arachnida

10. Crustacea

11. Diagnostics

12. Therapy and Control

13. Immunology
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Saari, Seppo
Dr. Seppo Saari is a veterinarian specialized in contagious animal diseases. He is an expert in veterinary medicine in the pharmaceutical industry, but also has great experience as a dog breeder, parasitology researcher, teacher and lecturer.
Näreaho, Anu
Dr. Anu Näreaho is a veterinarian, PhD and an Associate Professor of veterinary parasitology. Dr. Näreaho has 20 years' experience in parasite research and over ten years of teaching Veterinary parasitology. Currently she works in a veterinary diagnostic company.
Nikander, Sven
Dr. Sven Nikander is a retired veterinarian and Associate Professor of parasitic diseases. He has a long career as a lecturer and many publications as a researcher in parasitology.
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