Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual

Author: William J. Foreyt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118682262

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 6333

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.

Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians - E-Book

Author: Dwight D. Bowman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145573988X

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 6174

Georgis’ Parasitology for Veterinarians, 10th Edition 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, but it also includes coverage of organisms that infect poultry, laboratory animals, and exotic species. This edition features chapters that cover arthropods, protozoans, and helminths, including their taxonomy and life cycles, as well as the clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment of each parasite’s infection or infestation. Other chapters include vector-borne diseases, antiparasitic drugs, diagnostic parasitology, histopathologic diagnosis, and a new chapter on vaccinations. No other book on this topic is so well-respected and so thorough. It’s the only parasitology reference that provides all the information you’ll need! The most comprehensive parasitology book on the market, written specifically for veterinarians, provides complete information on all parasites commonly encountered in veterinary medicine, as well as information about minor or rare parasites. High-quality color photographs and illustrations make the process of identifying and treating parasites more accurate and efficient. Updated drug tables offer the most current information on drugs, vaccinations, and parasticides. Greek and Latin roots printed alphabetically on the inside front and back covers provide you with quick access to scientific names and terms. NEW! New chapter covering the use and development of vaccines against parasites keeps you up to date with what’s currently happening in this area. NEW! Expanded chapter on vector-borne diseases provides more in-depth detail on this topic and places more focus on bacterial parasites. NEW! New diagrams illustrating the mode of action of the different classes of antiparasitics make the antiparasitic drug chapter more understandable. NEW! Updated protozoa chapter includes newer taxonomy to ensure you have the latest information on this subject. NEW! A new table in the arthropod chapter covering diseases transmitted by different ticks provides up-to-date information about these parasites.

Veterinary Clinical Parasitology

Author: Anne M. Zajac,Gary A. Conboy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813820537

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 4571

"Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Eighth Edition," prepared under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP), emphasizes the morphologic identification of both internal and external parasites of domestic animals. Focusing on the tests and information most relevant to daily practice, the book describes accurate, cost-effective techniques for diagnosing parasitic infections in animals. Including clear, easy-to-find information on the distribution, life cycle, and importance of each parasite, "Veterinary Clinical Parasitology" offers more than 450 images to aid with diagnosis. The Eighth Edition includes a new chapter on immunologic and molecular diagnosis, increased coverage of ticks and new sections on identification of microfilariae and larvae in diagnostic samples. The new edition also features expanded information on quantitative egg counts, detection of anthelmintic resistance and identification of ruminant strongylid larvae. Additional improvements include many new images throughout the book, revised taxonomic information, and a new layout featuring tabs by section to improve user-friendliness. "Veterinary Clinical Parasitology" is a highly practical benchside reference invaluable to clinicians, technicians, and students. Key features Acts as a picture-matching guide to aid in identifying parasites of domestic animals Provides a practical, useful resource for learning the techniques used in diagnosing parasites Offers a new chapter on immunologic and molecular diagnosis, as well as new images and new sections throughout Redesigned for easier access to information, with a colorful page design and tabs identifying individual sections Prepared under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) Includes a companion website offering the images from the book electronically, available at www.wiley.com/go/zajac

Laboratory Urinalysis and Hematology for the Small Animal Practitioner

Author: Carolyn Sink,Bernard Feldman

Publisher: Teton NewMedia

ISBN: 9781893441101

Category: Medical

Page: 121

View: 8266

This text is an essential guide to routinely performed laboratory procedures for urinalysis and hematology. It is designed for the person who is learning to, or actually performing routine Urinalysis and hematology laboratory procedures. It includes the basic information of how to collect, preserve, prepare, and examine specimens. It deals specifically with common findings in urinalysis and hematology and provides a comprehensive set of high quality images for on-the-spot reference. The book includes step-by-step procedures for both manual and automated testing of all blood components and detailed guidelines for microscopic analysis of urine sediment including crystals and casts. Care has been taken to insure that the crystal presentation is high quality in order to ease identification and a very helpful chart of these images is included. This title provides brief, precise, technical guidance for collecting, preserving, preparing and evaluation urine and blood sample in dogs and cats. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

Veterinary Parasitology

Author: M. A. Taylor,R. L. Coop,R. L. Wall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119073677

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

View: 1415

The recipient of much praise and acclaim, Veterinary Parasitology is widely considered to be the definitive veterinary parasitology reference for practitioners and students alike. This Fourth Edition has been developed and enhanced into a two-part reference to reflect recent advances in the field, modern teaching practice, and updated parasite taxonomic classification systems. Part One contains expanded individual parasite descriptions using current taxonomic status within three new chapters on Helminthology, Protozoology and Entomology. Further updated chapters are provided on: The laboratory diagnosis of parasitism, Antiparasitics, The epidemiology of parasitic diseases, and Host resistance to parasitic diseases. Host species chapters have been retained and expanded and are found in Part Two of the edition. KEY FEATURES Tailored for those directly involved in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitic diseases of domestic animals Compatible with the diversity of current parasitology teaching modules – both for teaching parasite systematics and diseases on a host-organ basis Offers the most detailed parasite descriptions available today for teachers, research groups, veterinarians in practice and in government service, and others involved in aspects of parasitic disease Thoroughly revised and restructured to reflect the most up-to-date advancements in the field, Veterinary Parasitology, Fourth Edition, enhances its stellar reputation as the gold standard reference text for the global veterinary profession.

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Charles M. Hendrix,Ed Robinson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323389813

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 9495

Recognize and treat the parasites seen in veterinary practice! Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. Chapters are organized by parasite group — including nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, protozoans, arthropods, and leeches — and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and important parasites. Then in each chapter, material is conveniently organized by host species: dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, swine, birds, lab animals, fish, and reptiles. Written by noted educators Charles Hendrix and Ed Robinson, this full-color, spiral-bound book provides the knowledge that veterinary technicians need to collect samples, perform lab procedures, and communicate with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Clear, concise coverage simplifies information on the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites, preparing you for credentialing exams and the veterinary clinic. More than 470 full-color photos show exactly what ova, adult parasites, and parasitic diseases look like, so you can identify them more easily when viewing lab samples. Step-by-step guidelines in the Laboratory Procedures chapter describe how to gather samples and how to perform the laboratory techniques used in identifying parasites. Emphasis on the zoonotic potential of parasites helps you alert clients and other health care workers to the significance of zoonotic parasites and shows ways in which you can prevent transmission of a zoonotic parasite, condition, or syndrome from animals to humans. Logical chapter organization follows the sequence of parasitology classes, beginning with a basic overview of external parasites, internal parasites, and nematodes, followed by chapters that go into detail of the parasites by host species. An appendix lists the parasites of each species and shows their location in the text, making information easy to find. Heartworm section helps you recognize and treat heartworms with an in-depth discussion of the performance and interpretation of diagnostic tests for this major parasite. Summary tables show how to categorize parasites, and include such categories as body systems affected, taxonomic grouping, host species, and location in host. Table of parasites at the front of the book is arranged by host species and includes page numbers for cross-reference throughout the book. Vet Tech Threads design makes learning easier with chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and Technician Notes in every chapter. Chapter on terminology familiarizes you with the basic language and classification scheme of parasitology for more effective communication with clients and colleagues. Flash cards on the Evolve companion website help you learn and memorize key facts about the major parasites, including audio pronunciations. Workbook/textbook format provides immediate review tools through matching exercises and questions for thought and discussion at the end of each chapter. NEW case studies provide more opportunities to apply what you have learned, and bring to life a subject that can be dry and difficult. UPDATED information throughout provides the most up-to-date coverage of the parasites most often seen in veterinary practice. NEW! End-of-chapter matching exercises and online activities make study and review easier.

Principles of Veterinary Parasitology

Author: Dennis Jacobs,Mark Fox,Lynda Gibbons,Carlos Hermosilla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118977432

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 1908

Principles of Veterinary Parasitology is a student-friendly introduction to veterinary parasitology. Written primarily to meet the immediate needs of veterinary students, this textbook outlines the essential parasitological knowledge needed to underpin clinical practice. Conceptual relationships between parasitic organisms, their biology and the diseases they cause are clearly illustrated. Help boxes and practical tips are included throughout alongside a wealth of colour photographs, drawings and life-cycle diagrams. Organised taxonomically with additional host-orientated chapters and focussing on parasites that commonly cause animal or zoonotic disease, welfare problems or economic losses, students worldwide will benefit from this straightforward and easy to comprehend introduction to veterinary parasitology. Key features include: An easy to navigate textbook, providing information essential for clinical studies Full colour throughout, with photographs, diagrams, life-cycles and help boxes for visual learners A companion website including a pronunciation guide, self-assessment questions and further reading lists

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Author: N.A

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 7558

Now in full color with hundreds of new images, Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. This edition includes newly organized chapters with expanded coverage of essential material to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests. Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice. Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue. A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions and phonetic pronunciation guides. NEW! Streamlined chapters are shorter and easier to digest with expanded coverage of essential material to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. NEW! Full-color photos bring concepts to life, sequentially arranged to illustrate step-by-step procedures for all commonly performed diagnostic tests in the clinical laboratory. NEW! Companion Lab Manual (sold separately) includes multiple-choice questions, fill-in-the-blank exercises, photo quizzes, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, and other activities to help you master and apply key concepts and procedures in clinical situations. NEW! Special emphasis on the significance of abnormal results of key lab tests, zoonoses, and hematology. NEW! Vet Tech Threads provide you with introductions, suggested readings, boxed technician notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary for easy navigation through chapters and more focused learning.

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

Author: Martin K. Nielsen,Craig R. Reinemeyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119382815

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 6902

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

Laboratory Manual for Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291600

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 8856

Reinforce the essential information you need with the Laboratory Manual for Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition. Each unit corresponds to a unit in the textbook, with various exercises and test questions that help you focus on key concepts and skills for the veterinary clinic setting. Fill-in-the-blank exercises, lab exercises, crossword puzzles, word searches, photo quizzes, lab forms, specimen pictures, and review questions all help to clarify more challenging concepts.

Pathology & Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Leland S. Shapiro

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111782199

Category: Science

Page: 304

View: 5153

PATHOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2E is a great introduction for veterinary technicians who need pertinent information about pathology and parasitology, laying the groundwork for further study and practice. Clear-cut descriptions, case studies and methodologies prepare technicians for what they will experience in the practical setting. Readers will gain a thorough understanding of technical procedures, parasite life cycles, zoonotic potential, and diagnosis and treatment. Practical case studies and evaluation questions enable application of concepts. Extensive color images on the accompanying CD-ROM Image Library provide a detailed look at parasites and various pathologies. Additionally, this combined pathology and parasitology text will become an invaluable reference in a future work setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Handbook of Veterinary Parasitology

Domestic Animals of North America

Author: Henry Joseph Griffiths

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 1452912149

Category: Domestic animals

Page: 248

View: 4734

Veterinary Technician's Daily Reference Guide

Canine and Feline

Author: Candyce M. Jack,Patricia M. Watson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118810627

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 3013

Veterinary Technician’s Daily Reference Guide: Canine and Feline, Third Edition provides a quick reference to all aspects of a technician’s daily responsibilities in clinical practice. Retaining the tabular format for easy access, the Third Edition adds more in-depth skill descriptions, allowing the technician to reach an even higher level of care. Coverage ranges from anatomy and preventative care to diagnostic and patient care skills, pain management, anesthesia, and pharmacology. Now fully revised and updated, the book is designed to build on a veterinary technician’s current knowledge, acting as a quick refresher in the daily clinic setting. A companion website offers forms and worksheets, training materials, review questions, vocabulary flashcards, links to online resources, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint. The Third Edition is an invaluable practical resource for increasing confidence and improving technical skills for veterinary technicians.

Color Atlas of Small Animal Anatomy

The Essentials

Author: Thomas O. McCracken,Robert A. Kainer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111869211X

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 8027

This new resource provides a basic foundation in small animal anatomy for students of veterinary medicine, animal science, and veterinary technology. Extraordinary accuracy and beautiful original artwork make this a truly unique learning tool that includes the anatomy of all organ systems in the dog, cat, rabbit, rat, and guinea pig - all described in a consistent manner. Learning features include: carefully selected labeling helps students learn and remember structures and relationships; male and female of species are depicted on facing pages so topographic anatomy can be compared; structures common to various animals are labeled several times, whereas unique structures are labeled on one or two species so students can make rapid distinctions of the structures peculiar to certain animals; and an introduction that provides readers with a background in nomenclature and anatomic orientation so they can benefit from the atlas even if they lack training in anatomy. The Atlas depicts topographic relationships of major organs in a simple, yet technically accurate presentation that's free from extraneous material so that those using the atlas can concentrate on the essential aspects of anatomy. It will be an invaluable resource for veterinary students, teachers and practitioners alike.

Handbook of Veterinary Pharmacology

Author: Walter H. Hsu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118714164

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 1067

Handbook of Veterinary Pharmacology is a clear and concise guide to pharmacology concepts and commonly used veterinary drugs. Providing a succinct overview of veterinary pharmacology, this book presents information in a user-friendly outline format to allow quick access to practical drug information. With chapters covering the basic principles, specific drugs, interactions, and legal considerations, Handbook of Veterinary Pharmacology offers up-to-date information on basic and clinical veterinary pharmacology. As an aid to student comprehension, simple line drawings depict the mechanisms of action and study questions with explanations are included at the end of each chapter. Appendices on withdrawal times for drugs in production animals and drug dosages in domestic species are a valuable tool, allowing quick decisions on drug therapy. Handbook of Veterinary Pharmacology is an indispensable text for veterinary students and practitioners.

Clinical Parasitology - E-Book

A Practical Approach

Author: Elizabeth Zeibig

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292909

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 9605

Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures. Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification. Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites. Test Your Knowledge! review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content. Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format. Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends. Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios. Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites. NEW! Full-color design throughout the book provides a more accessible look and feel. NEW! Quick Quizzes, or periodic self-assessments, are included in each chapter to assess your knowledge. NEW! Student resources on the Evolve companion website feature additional case studies, interactive quizzes, and a veterinary parasitology reference guide. NEW! Focusing In boxes and Looking Back boxes, offer helpful chapter introductions and chapter summaries respectively.

Veterinary Toxicology

Basic and Clinical Principles

Author: Ramesh C. Gupta

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128114118

Category: Medical

Page: 1238

View: 2511

Veterinary Toxicology, Basic and Clinical Principles, Third Edition, is a unique, single reference that teaches the basic principles of veterinary toxicology to any student at the DVM, MS or PhD level. While comparable texts are primarily directed on the field of human toxicology, this text thoroughly prepares toxicologists and students on the newest approaches for diagnosing chemical and plant poisoning cases in animals. Many chapters on topics not covered in any previous books are provided, such as target organ toxicity, radiation and radioactive materials, FDA regulatory issues, and ethics in veterinary toxicology. Completely revised and updated to include the most recent developments in the field, including new toxins, methods and regions, this book is an essential resource for advanced students and researchers in toxicology, practicing veterinary toxicologists, poison control centers, marine biologists, environmentalists and animal scientists. Provides a complete, up-to-date, integrated source of information on toxins and poisons relating to animals Covers all important aspects of veterinary toxicology with completely updated and revised chapters Includes basic principles of a key toxicology concept, along with clinical applications and a list of major references for further reading

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians

Author: John Alfred Thomas,Phillip Lerche

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323249922

Category: Analgesia

Page: 445

View: 3913

Covering essential principles of anesthesia administration and pain management in small and large animals, Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is completely updated with the latest drugs and techniques. This entry-level practical resource prepares you to properly administer anesthesia with the most up-to-date information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Dive into interesting discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; anesthetic equipment; and specialized techniques and take a more integrated approach to learning techniques for anesthesia administration with the text s expertly illustrated step-by-step procedures.Comprehensive coverage of lab animals and large and small animals makes this an excellent resource for veterinary students and technicians. Two large animal anesthesia chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine, ruminant, camelid, and swine patients. """Procedures" boxes offer clear step-by-step guidelines, with sequential, high-quality color photos, for performing common procedures during each phase of an anesthetic event. "Reference" tables and boxes facilitate rapid access to information like fluid administration rates, properties of anesthetic drugs, oxygen flow rates, anesthetic protocols, and normal and abnormal monitoring parameters. "Vet Tech Threads" help you grasp key content and include pedagogical aids, such as: introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary.Glossary at the end of the text provides you with accurate, concise definitions.Evolve site provides you with additional interactive assets that reinforce what you learn in the text.NEW! Updated drug information, equipment, and techniques keepyou up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. NEW! Content on camelid anesthesia prepares you to properly treat llamas and alpacas."

Veterinary Parasitology

Self-Assessment Color Review

Author: Hany Elsheikha,Jon S Patterson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840761881

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 5814

This clinically oriented new volume in the Self-Assessment Colour Review series brings together a wide variety of cases and clinical situations which relate to diseases caused by parasitic agents primarily in small animals and domestic livestock. It also includes some cases involving some wild and exotic animals. The cases are presented randomly, and illustrated in full color. Each case scenario includes key questions regarding diagnosis, treatment and control of the infection. Detailed explanatory answers are given on the following page. The book offers an excellent resource for continuing professional development. It is of value to veterinary practitioners, animal health advisors, industry technical representatives, livestock producers and veterinary students.