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Canine Parasites and Parasitic Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128141120, 9780128141137

Canine Parasites and Parasitic Diseases

1st Edition

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Authors: Seppo Saari Anu Näreaho Sven Nikander
Paperback ISBN: 9780128141120
eBook ISBN: 9780128141137
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th November 2018
Page Count: 287
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Canine Parasites and Parasitic Diseases offers a concise summary, including the distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures on the most important parasites affecting dogs. The book includes their classification, structure, lifecycles, occurrence, and the diagnosis and treatment of infestations. Chapters are presented in a consistent and logical format with extensive use of tables, photographs and line drawings that help veterinarians and students quickly find answers to questions. The book informs on 100 different species of parasite related to the canine world and is is aimed not only at veterinary practitioners but also in dog enthusiasts, pharmacies and laboratories.

Key Features

  • Fully illustrated with high-quality figures and illustrations
  • Provides insights on the risk factors and prevention of parasite infections in dogs and gives guidelines for anthelmintic treatment
  • Serves professionals, students, parasitologists and veterinary scientists
  • Present an easy-to-use handbook on the identification of canine parasites and the diseases associated with parasitic infection


Researchers in parasitology, veterinary science

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Protozoa
3. Trematoda
4. Cestoda
5. Nematoda
6. Acanthocephala
7. Annelida
8. Insecta
9. Arachnida
10. Crustacea
11. Diagnostics
12. Therapy and Control
13. Immunology


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About the Authors

Seppo Saari

Dr. Saari is a veterinarian specializing in contagious animal diseases. He is an expert in veterinary medicine in the pharmaceutical industry, and also has great experience as a dog breeder, histopathologist, parasitology researcher, teacher, and lecturer.

Affiliations and Expertise

MSD Animal Health, Espoo, Finland

Anu Näreaho

Dr. Näreaho is a veterinarian, Ph.D., and an Adjunct Professor of veterinary parasitology. Dr. Näreaho has 20 years’ experience in parasite research and over 10 years of teaching veterinary parasitology. She currently works in a veterinary diagnostic company.

Affiliations and Expertise

IDEXX Laboratories, Helsinki, Finland

Sven Nikander

Dr. Nikander is a retired veterinarian and Adjunct Professor of parasitic diseases. He has had a long career as a lecturer and has authored many publications as a researcher in parasitology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly, Veterinarian and Associate Professor of Parasitic Diseases, Helsinki, Finland

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