Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020 M09 2 - 528 pages

Georgis’ Parasitology for Veterinarians, 11th Edition provides the most current information on all parasites commonly encountered in veterinary medicine, including minor or rare parasites to assist in the diagnosis of difficult cases. While primarily focused on parasites that infect ruminants, horses, pigs, dogs, and cats, this comprehensive text also covers organisms that commonly infect laboratory animals and exotic species. More than 600 high-quality, color photographs and illustrations help you learn how to easily identify and treat parasites of every kind.

  • The most comprehensive parasitology content available, 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.
  • NEW! Updated vaccines chapter keeps you up to date with what’s currently happening in the field, as well as future prospects.
  • NEW! Sections on new compounds in antiparasitic drugs provide coverage of the latest developments.
  • NEW! Updated chapter on vector-borne diseases offers more in-depth detail on this topic.
  • NEW! Enhanced eBook on Student Consult contains chapter review questions and answers, flashcards, and canine and feline parasite posters to help increase your retention of difficult subject matter.
  • NEW! Updated chapter on parasite diagnostics includes new pictures and plates.
  • NEW! Updated drug tables offer the most current information on drugs, vaccinations, and parasiticides.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Arthropods
10
3 Protista
90
4 Helminths
135
5 Vectorborne diseases
261
6 Antiparasitic Drugs
286
7 Diagnostic parasitology
349
8 Histopathologic diagnosis
455
9 Antiparasitic vaccines
479
Index
501
Inside back cover
520
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About the author (2020)

Dr. Bowman is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, NY, and has been associated with the department since 1987 (previously an assistant professor,1987-1993). He received the MS degree in Parasitology from Tulane University in 1976. He then received his PhD from Tulane University in 1983 studying Parasitology. He has held successive positions at Cornell University since 1987. He has obtained continuous funding (corporate and federal) throughout his career to study animal parasitology.

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