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Cover for Key skills for the veterinary nurse in diagnostic parasitology.

This chapter explains some simple diagnostic tests, which may be carried out for parasites in practice and include faecal analysis (helminth and protozoal infections), staining blood smears and examinations for skin ectoparasites, as well as more complex techniques such as enzyme-linked...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the urogenital system.

This chapter focuses on urogenital parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely capillariasis and dioctophymosis. Their aetiology, parasite life cycle, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (drug therapy, surgery) and public health implications are discussed.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the eye and nervous system.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the eyes and nervous system of dogs and cats, such as thelaziosis, encephalitozoonosis, neosporosis and toxoplasmosis. Their aetiology, transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (mechanical removal, drug therapy), prevention and zoonotic...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the respiratory system.

This chapter focuses on the respiratory parasitic infections of pets, namely canine angiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus vasorum), crenosomosis (Crenosoma vulpis), canine verminous nodular bronchitis (Oslerus osleri), canine verminous pneumonia (Filaroides spp.), eucoleosis (Eucoleus aerophilus and ...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the gastrointestinal system.

This chapter focuses on the gastrointestinal parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely ascariasis (Toxocara canis, T. cati and Toxascaris leonina), hookworm infection (Ancylostoma caninum, A. tubaeforme and Uncinaria stenocephala), trichuriasis (Trichuris vulpis), tapeworm infection...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis and treatment of aspergillosis, avian influenza, avian vacuolar myelinopathy, blood parasites, Candida, Capillaria, Chlamydia, Chlamydophila, coccidia, gapeworm, Herpes virus, Mycobacterium avium complex, and Paramyxovirus-1. Clinical aspects of each infectious...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides a comprehensive list of infectious diseases of humans, which are presented in tabular form and listed in alphabetical order by the most commonly used name. Agents are: arboviruses; bacteria; ectoparasites; fungi; helminths (but not nematodes); nematodes; prions; protozoa;...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter focuses on infectious diseases that are transmitted by flying insects such as mosquitoes, Simulium spp., tsetse flies, sandflies, and reduviid bugs. These diseases include: arboviral diseases presenting mainly as fever or arthritis (Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, West Nile, Orungo,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter focuses on 3 waterborne diseases of humans, namely schistosomiasis, Dracunculus medinensis infection and Buruli ulcer, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter reviews some of the common soil-transmitted diseases of humans, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment, and surveillance. These include...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter

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