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Cover for Medical and veterinary pests.

This book chapter describes some medical and veterinary pests, separating these micropredators from true ectoparasites because of the clear distinctions in their taxonomy, structure, biology and ecology, as follows.

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Parasites of cattle and sheep: a practical guide to their biology and control.

This book contains 19 chapters that discuss parasitic gastroenteritis, coccidiosis, lungworm infections, ectoparasites in cattle and sheep, tapeworm infections, liver and rumen fluke, tick-borne diseases, responsible usage of parasiticides, and grazing management and practical implementation of...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectoparasites in cattle: flies.

This chapter focuses on the tick Ixodes ricinus and the common flies that are found in temperate cattle farms, particularly those in the family Muscidae, which are commonly described as nuisance or biting flies. All these species can play important roles as vectors of several viral, bacterial and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectoparasites of sheep: sheep mange mites.

This chapter describes the life cycle of Psoroptes ovis on sheep and the pathogenesis, clinical picture, immune response, seasonality, transmission, diagnosis and control (e.g., use of acaricides) of sheep scab. Other mites causing mange in sheep are also described: Chorioptes bovis (chorioptic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sheep ectoparasites: insects.

This chapter gives an overview about: Lucilia species, myiasis, blowflies, strike; species composition of blowflies; breeding biology; adult emergence; orientation in adult flies; larval development; oviposition on the live host and the pathogenesis of myiasis; clinical presentation; seasonality...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Top 100 questions and answers about fleas and pets.

This book includes 4 chapters presenting a full coverage of the most important facts that people need to know about fleas of pets, particularly dogs and cats, in an easy question and answer format. It provides an easy introduction to the world of fleas and describes the changes in animal and human...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basics of fleas.

This chapter includes questions and answers related to the nature, morphology, existence, life cycle, survival, reproduction, infestation, location/geographical distribution, spread and seasonality of dog and cat fleas.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas and people.

This chapter includes questions and answers on whether humans can get fleas when sharing a bed with pets, human host preference of fleas, whether fleas can kill humans, look of cat and dog flea bites on humans, allergic reaction to flea bites, cat scratch disease transmission among cats and between ...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter

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