Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians - E-Book

Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians - E-Book

by Dwight D. Bowman

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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 parasitology.
  • A new Vector-borne Diseases chapter restates viruses, rickettsiae and other bacteria, protozoa, and helminths in terms of vectors.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416069188
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/16/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 56 MB
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About the Author

Dr. Bowman is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, NY, and has been associated with the department since 1987 (previously an assistant professor,1987-1993). He received the MS degree in Parasitology from Tulane University in 1976. He then received his PhD from Tulane University in 1983 studying Parasitology. He has held successive positions at Cornell University since 1987. He has obtained continuous funding (corporate and federal) throughout his career to study animal parasitology.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    Dwight D. Bowman
  2. Arthropods
    Dwight D. Bowman
  3. Protozoans
    Dwight D. Bowman
  4. Helminths
    Dwight D. Bowman
  5. Vector-borne Diseases
    Susan E. Little
  6. Antiparasitic Drugs
    Randy Carl Lynn
  7. Diagnostic Parasitology
    Dwight D. Bowman
  8. Histopathological Diagnosis
    Mark L. Eberhard


Table A-1 Ovine Parasiticides

Table A-2 Porcine Parasiticides

Table A-3 Bovine Parasiticides

Table A-4 Feline Parasiticides

Table A-5 Canine Parasiticides

Table A-6 Equine Parasiticides

Table A-7 Commercial Antiparasitic Vaccines

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