Veterinary Parasitology

Veterinary Parasitology

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by M. A. Taylor, R. L. Coop, R. L. Wall
     
 

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The recipient of much praise and acclaim, Veterinary Parasitology is widely considered to be the definitive veterinary parasitology reference for practitioners and students alike. This Fourth Edition has been developed and enhanced into a two-part reference to reflect recent advances in the field, modern teaching practice, and updated parasite taxonomic

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The recipient of much praise and acclaim, Veterinary Parasitology is widely considered to be the definitive veterinary parasitology reference for practitioners and students alike. This Fourth Edition has been developed and enhanced into a two-part reference to reflect recent advances in the field, modern teaching practice, and updated parasite taxonomic classification systems.

Part One contains expanded individual parasite descriptions using current taxonomic status within three new chapters on Helminthology, Protozoology and Entomology. Further updated chapters are provided on: The laboratory diagnosis of parasitism, Antiparasitics, The epidemiology of parasitic diseases, and Host resistance to parasitic diseases. Host species chapters have been retained and expanded and are found in Part Two of the edition.

KEY FEATURES

  • Tailored for those directly involved in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitic diseases of domestic animals
  • Compatible with the diversity of current parasitology teaching modules – both for teaching parasite systematics and diseases on a host-organ basis
  • Offers the most detailed parasite descriptions available today for teachers, research groups, veterinarians in practice and in government service, and others involved in aspects of parasitic disease

Thoroughly revised and restructured to reflect the most up-to-date advancements in the field, Veterinary Parasitology, Fourth Edition, enhances its stellar reputation as the gold standard reference text for the global veterinary profession.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118687116
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
600
File size:
25 MB
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Meet the Author

Mike Taylor, an independent veterinary consultant, is an honorary Professor in Veterinary Parasitology at the Royal Veterinary College, London, former head of Parasitology at the Central Veterinary Laboratory (VLA), Weybridge and Wildlife Disease Surveillance at Central Science Laboratory York, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Veterinary Parasitology. He has written more than 250 scientific papers and 20 book chapters in the field.

Bob Coop is Honorary Fellow of the Moredun Foundation, and former Head of the Division of Parasitology at the Moredun Research Institute, Scotland. He is a former President of the British Association for Veterinary Parasitology and Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh.

Richard Wall is Professor of Zoology at the University of Bristol, UK. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, and Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society.

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