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Cover for Parasites and pets: a veterinary nursing guide.

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, focuses on important parasitic diseases of cats and dogs. Each chapter discusses parasitoses specific to organ systems, i.e., gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, skin and muscles, eye and nervous system, and urogenital system. In...

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

This chapter focuses on the cardiovascular parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely babesiosis (Babesia canis and B. gibsoni) and dirofilariasis (Dirofilaria immitis and Dipetalonema reconditum [Acanthocheilonema reconditum]). Their aetiology, epidemiology, transmission, clinical features,...

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 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 Diseases of eye and ear.

This chapter describes the congenital and acquired degenerative, inflammatory and neoplastic eye and ear diseases in cattle.

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases and parasites of aquaculture species.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of infectious diseases in aquaculture.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the nervous system.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, complications and differential diagnosis of the different nervous system diseases of the cattle which include degeneration (toxicity and mineral deficiencies); inflammation due to prion, viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal or parasitic infections;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, pathology, and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract (oral cavity, oesophagus, forestomachs and abomasum), lower gastrointestinal tract (small and large intestines) and peritoneum of cattle. The diseases are composed...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspectes and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas of cattle. Bovine liver diseases include metabolic and toxic disorders (lipidosis and hepatotoxicity), inflammation (bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections),...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bovine diseases without lesions.

This chapter discussed some of the known bovine diseases that are without lesions highlighting their clinical aspects, aetiology, and diagnosis. Highlighted diseases in this chpater includes: botulism, tetanus, hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, nervous ketosis, urea toxicity (ammonia toxicosis), acute...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter

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