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Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians

Covering dogs and cats, ruminants, horses, swine, birds, rabbits, laboratory animals, and fish, Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. In full-color, with a convenient spiral binding, this resource offers step-by-step guidelines for collecting samples and performing lab procedures. Comprehensive terminology coverage familiarizes you with the language of parasitology for effective communication with other members of the veterinary team, and the enhanced life cycle coverage helps you educate clients about prevention and control strategies.


Published: August 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09578-5



    1. The Language of Veterinary Parasitology

    2. Parasites That Infect and Infest Domestic Animals

    3. Introduction to the Nematodes

    4. Nematodes That Infect Domestic Animals

    5. The Phylum Platyhelminthes, Class Cestoda

    6. Tapeworms That Parasitize Domestic Animals and Humans

    7. The Phylum Platyhelminthes, Class Trematoda

    8. Trematodes (Flukes) of Animals and Humans

    9. The Phylum Acanthocephala

    10. The Protozoans

    11. Common Protozoans that Infect Domestic Animals

    12. Introduction to the Arthropods

    13. Arthropods That Infect and Infest Domestic Animals

    14. Introduction to the Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Pentastomida

    15. The Phylum Annelida

    16. Parasites of Public Health Importance in Veterinary Parasitology

    17. Common Laboratory Procedures for Diagnosing Parasitism

    18. Reference to Common Parasite Ova and Forms Seen in Veterinary Medicine

    Appendix: Parasite Reference List by Species and Parasite Type



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