Understanding Reptile Parasites [NOOK Book]

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Parasites are the third leading cause of death in reptiles - use this timely guide to understand the symptoms of external parasites (like ticks and mites) and internal ones. Full of helpful lists and charts for the responsible herp keeper.
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Understanding Reptile Parasites

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Overview

Parasites are the third leading cause of death in reptiles - use this timely guide to understand the symptoms of external parasites (like ticks and mites) and internal ones. Full of helpful lists and charts for the responsible herp keeper.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620080405
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/11/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 22 MB
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Table of Contents


Preface     4
Introduction     5
Parasitism in Reptiles     8
Basic Parasite Terminology     14
Parasites: Why Bother Treating Them?     20
The Effects of Parasitism     24
Diagnostic Procedures     33
Parasites: To Treat or Not to Treat?     44
Drugs Used to Treat Reptile Parasites     48
Tips for Administering Drugs     75
Quarantine, Dietary, and Environmental Aspects of Parasitism     83
External Parasites and Their Treatment     88
Internal Parasites and Their Treatment     115
Hygiene and the Herpetoculturist     169
Conclusion     172
The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV)     173
The Author's Unpublished Research     175
Diagnoses of Clinical Cases     177
Microscope Sources     181
Contacting the Author     183
Resources     184
Bibliography     192
Index     193
About the Author     200
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