Organ-Specific Parasitic Diseases of Dogs and Cats

Organ-Specific Parasitic Diseases of Dogs and Cats

1st Edition - March 31, 2023

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  • Editor: Tanmoy Rana
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323953528

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Organ-Specific Parasitic Diseases of Dogs and Cats takes an organ-specific approach to the impact of parasitic diseases in dogs and cats. This book provides a detailed description of the key role that parasites play in the pathogenesis of diseases, explores the manifestation of symptoms and diagnosis, and offers prevention and treatment strategies to counteract parasitic infections. An introduction by the editor is followed by chapters from various authors covering parasitic diseases in specific organs and organ systems. The book also provides an overview on the diagnostic evaluation of parasitic diseases. Parasite control, travel management, therapeutic measures, and disease control strategies round out the discussion. With contributions from experts in the field, this book serves as a useful resource to researchers, academics, and postgraduates who wish to expand their knowledge on parasitic diseases, diagnosis, and treatment, and as a reference for scientists looking to develop new antiparasitic drugs.

Key Features

  • Provides a systematic overview of the pathogenesis of parasites in dogs and cats
  • Evaluates parasitic diseases and their pathogenesis in specific organs
  • Identifies pathogens and their role in the severity of disease manifestation
  • Explains therapeutic strategies to combat parasitic diseases in dogs and cats
  • Offers preventive and treatment strategies to counteract the etiopathogenesis caused by various types of parasites


Researchers, academics, and postgraduate students in parasitology and veterinary science, Professionals in field of veterinary medicine

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
    Tanmoy Rana

    Tanmoy Rana

    Tanmoy Rana
    Vikrant Sudan
    Deepak Sumbria

    1. Parasites in the Urogenital tract
    Hakim Manzer Alam

    2. Parasites in the Cardiovascular System
    Anil Kumar Nehra
    Ansu Kumari
    Aman Dev Moudgil
    Sukhdeep Vohra

    3. Parasites in the Integumentary System
    Amita Tiwari
    Shivangi Udainiya
    Amita Dubey
    Vivek Agrawal

    4. Parasites in the Nervous System
    Abrar Ul Haq
    Idrees Mehraj Allaie
    Shahana Riyaz Tramboo

    5. Parasites in the Eye
    M. A. Kshama

    6. Parasites of the Respiratory System
    Aman Dev Moudgil
    Anil Kumar Nehra
    Pallavi Moudgil
    Sukhdeep Vohra

    7. Parasites of the Gastrointestinal System
    Rangasamy Velusamy
    Latchumikanthan A.
    Vijayasarathi M. K.

    8. Parasites of Liver and Pancreas
    Alok Kumar Dixit
    Pooja Dixit
    Manigandan Lejeune
    Sita Prasad Tiwari

    9. Parasites of Musculoskeletal System
    Amit Kumar Jaiswal
    Pradeep Kumar
    Vivek Agrawal
    Amit Singh
    Shanker K. Singh

    10. An overview of diagnostic evaluation of parasitic diseases
    Snehil Gupta
    Aakanksha Harit
    Diksha Sharma
    Surbhi Gupta

    11. Therapeutic measures and control strategies
    Vivek Agrawal
    Amit Kumar Jaiswal
    Amita Tiwari
    Mukesh Shakya

Product details

  • No. of pages: 396
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: March 31, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323953528

About the Editor

Tanmoy Rana

Dr. Tanmoy Rana is currently an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Medicine, Ethics & Jurisprudence at the Department of Veterinary Clinical Complex, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, West Bengal, India. He has published articles in international journals and chapters in books, and has made contributions in biochemical and molecular pharmacology, toxicology, and veterinary medicine. He has been involved in multidisciplinary research and education to promote the scientific basis of veterinary science and molecular medicine. Dr. Rana is a member of the West Bengal Veterinary Council, India, the Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine (ISVM), and the Indian Science Congress Association. He is an Associate Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, India. He is also an Associate Editor and editorial board member of various highly regarded international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor in Veterinary Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Department of Veterinary Clinical Complex, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, West Bengal, India

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  • Dr. H. Fri Oct 14 2022


    our book is helpful for scientists, students and researchers