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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 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 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
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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 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
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 Parasites of the skin and muscles.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the skin and muscles of pets (dogs, cats, rabbits), such as flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), fly strike (Lucilia sericata), louse infestations (Linognathus setosus, Trichodectes canis and Felicola subrostratus), mite infestations and mange (...

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 Disease and herd health management.

This chapter presents the disease affecting calves and adult cattle focusing on the aetiology, diagnosis, prevention and control of these diseases. Topics on herd health assurance schemes and notifiable cattle diseases and legislation concerning cattle health and disease were also included.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leishmaniasis: drug development and intellectual property issues.

This chapter describes the life cycle and transmission of Leishmania spp. and the diagnosis and drug treatment of leishmaniasis. The Leishmania-related patent applications of various potential antileishmanial agents and the natural products (e.g., plant extracts, snake venoms) with antileishmanial...

Author(s)
Ashim Borah; Nitai Basak; Jana, A. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter

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