Veterinary Clinical Parasitology


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<b>New edition of the market-leading benchtop reference on the diagnosis of internal and external parasites in animals, including expanded coverage of parasites of reptiles, birds, and other exotic species<br /><br /></b><i>Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, 9th Edition, </i>allows for a quick and accurate reference to internal and external parasites found in a wide variety of domestic animals and laboratory animal host species.&nbsp; Focusing on the tests and information most relevant to daily veterinary practice, this classic benchtop manual contains a wealth of high-quality images to assist readers in diagnosing parasitic disease and identifying and treating relevant parasites.&nbsp; Contributions by leading experts in veterinary pathobiology and parasitology cover fecal examination for the diagnosis of parasitism, detection of parasites in the blood, diagnosis of arthropod parasites, and more.<br /><br />The latest edition contains fully revised material throughout, including new and expanded information on immunodiagnostic and molecular diagnostic tests, additional parasite-specific material on the benefits and limitations of different test modalities, and increased coverage of reptiles, birds, and other exotic and laboratory animals.&nbsp; New sections include up-to-date information on anthelmintics, antiprotozoals, and other antiparasitic drugs, and challenging case studies that provide insights on situations where identification of parasites is especially difficult.&nbsp; Published under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP), this indispensable clinical manual:<br /><br />*&nbsp; Describes accurate and cost-effective techniques for diagnosiing parasitic infections in animals<br />*&nbsp; Presents clear and concise information on the distribution, life cycle, and significance of each parasite covered<br />*&nbsp; Contains hundreds of color clinical images to enable rapid picture-matching and aid in diagnosis<br />*&nbsp; Offers a spiral-bound format that allows the book to lie flat on the benchtop, ideal for regular use in daily practice<br />*&nbsp; Features revised content throughout, including new chapters and images, an improved format, an enhanced color scheme, and an updated companion website<br /><br /><i>Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, 9th Edition </i>is an essential resource for practicing veterinarians, veterinary technicians, diagnosticians, researchers, and students in need of a timely and efficient reference on morphologic identification of parasites in different animal species.