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Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual, Fifth Edition is a practical, thorough, bench top reference for basic diagnostic veterinary parasitology. The manual provides pertinent information on parasite life cyles, importance, location in the host, zoonotic potential, current literature, diagnosis, and treatment. It also includes step-by-step instructions for the most common diagnostic procedures used in routine veterinary practice. Sections are organized by animal host species, including dogs; cats; cattle, sheep and goats; llamas; horses; pigs; birds; ratites (ostriches, emus, and cassowaries); and laboratory animals, as well as wildlife, reptiles, marine mammals, and humans. There is a section in which common artifacts found in fecal samples are presented, and the last section includes conversion tables and a list of abbreviations. Features of the Fifth edition include:
• updated and enhanced references
• information on new drugs
• improved section on parasites of marine mammals
• sections on parasites of laboratory animals and humans
• over 500 photographs and figures Readers will find this to be an easily accessible and accurate resource for information about parasites in a variety of animals - wild, domestic, common and exotic.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Douglas E. Hutchens, DVM, MS (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)
Description: The manual covering all of the parasites infecting and infesting common domestic and wildlife species is divided into sections by the host species. A summary of information for each parasite includes its importance, life cycle, method of diagnosis, and treatment as well as each parasite and its diagnostic stages' size and dimension accompanied by a helpful photograph. Since the last edition in 1997, Dr. Foreyt has added sections on laboratory animal and human parasites.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide access to pragmatic reference information in veterinary parasitology. This objective is worthy and the author has again provided an excellent yet concise laboratory manual for everyday, routine parasitology. This manual, although quite similar to previous editions, has been improved by the inclusion of laboratory animal and human parasites.
Audience: The manual is targeted to practitioners, technicians, and veterinary students. The author has provided the perfect format to enable busy practitioners to glean information quickly and easily.
Features: Concise, pertinent information is provided for each parasite. Also, extremely helpful parasite photographs of diagnostic stages and approximate sizes are prominent throughout. In addition, tables covering zoonotic diseases and antiparasitic drugs can be found in each section. Finally, an extensive bibliography is included if the reader needs more in-depth information.
Assessment: This quality publication is needed by practitioners, veterinary technicians, and students. It is essential for anyone performing diagnostic parasitology. Although this edition is similar to previous editions, the author has added useful information and taken great care to include updated references when appropriate. I recommend this manual to anyone in veterinary medicine who does not already own a previous edition. Also, I highly recommend this edition to diagnostic laboratories for the valuable information on diagnosis of laboratory animal and human parasites.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813824192
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 213,070
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

William J. Foreyt is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman. Dr. Foreyt specializes in veterinary and wildlife parasitology, epizootiology, and parasitic and disease interactions among domestic livestock, wildlife and humans

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Table of Contents



Section 1. Diagnostic Parasitology.

Section 2. General Parasitology.

Section 3. Parasites of Dogs.

Section 4. Parasites of Cats.

Section 5. Parasites of Cattle, Sheep, and Goats.

Section 6. Parasites of Llamas.

Section 7. Parasites of Horses.

Section 8. Parasites of Pigs.

Section 9. Parasites of Birds.

Section 10. Parasites of Ratites (Ostriches, Emus, andCassowaries).

Section 11. Parasites of Laboratory Animals.

Section 12. Parasites of Wildlife.

Section 13. Parasites of Wildlife.

Section 13. Parasites of Marine Mammals.

Section 14. Parasites of Reptiles.

Section 15. Parasites of Humans.

Section 16. Common Artifacts in Feces.

Section 17. Tables.


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