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Jacobs, Dennis

Principles of Veterinary Parasitology

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Principles of Veterinary Parasitology is a student-friendly introduction to veterinary parasitology. Written primarily to meet the immediate needs of veterinary students, this textbook outlines the essential parasitological knowledge needed to underpin clinical practice.



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:

About the Authors

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

List of Abbreviations

About the Companion Website

Chapter 1. Veterinary Parasitology: Basic Concepts

1.1 Introduction

1.1.1 What is Veterinary Parasitology?

1.2 Parasitism and parasites

1.2.1 Parasitism

1.2.2 Classification

1.2.3 Host-parasite relationships

1.3 Host-parasite interactions

1.3.1 Host defences

1.3.2 Parasite evasion of immunity

1.4 Parasitic disease

1.4.1 The host-parasite balance

1.4.2 Why parasites are important

1.4.3 Pathogenic mechanisms

1.5 Diagnostic techniques

1.5.1 Direct detection methods

1.5.2 Indirect detection methods

1.5.3 Limitations

1.6 Treatment and control

1.6.1 Key concepts

1.6.2 Chemotherapy

1.6.3 Resistance to parasiticides

1.6.4 Integrated parasite management

1.6.5 Vaccination

1.6.6 Alternative technologies

1.6.7 Concluding remarks

Chapter 2. Arthropods Part 1: Introduction and Insects

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Insects

2.2.1 Key concepts

2.2.2 Fleas (Siphonaptera)

2.2.3 Lice (Phthiraptera)

2.2.4 Bugs (Hemiptera)

2.2.5 Biting and Nuisance Flies (Diptera)

2.2.6 Myiasis-producing dipterans

Chapter 3. Arthropods Part 2: Ticks, Mites and Ectoparasiticides

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Ticks

3.2.1 Key concepts

3.2.2 Hard ticks (Ixodidae)

3.2.3 Soft ticks (Argasidae)

3.3 Mange mites

3.3.1 Key concepts

3.3.2 Sub-surface mites

3.3.3 Surface mites

3.4 Other arthropods

3.5 Ectoparasiticides

3.5.1 Key concepts

3.5.2 Some important ectoparasiticides

3.5.3 Insect growth regulators

3.5.4 Problems with ectoparasiticides

Chapter 4. Protozoa (Single-celled Parasites)

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Key concepts

4.2.1 Classification

4.2.2 Locomotion

4.2.3 Nutrition

4.2.4 Transmission

4.2.5 Reproduction

4.3 Ciliates

4.4 Amoebae

4.5 Flagellates

4.5.1 Haemoflagellates

4.5.2 Other flagellates

4.6 Coccidia

4.6.1 General Characteristics

4.6.2 Eimeria

4.6.3 Coccidiosis

4.7 Tissue cyst-forming coccidia

4.7.1 Sarcocystis

4.7.2 Besnoitia

4.7.3 Toxoplasma

4.7.4 Neospora

4.8 Blood-borne apicomplexans

4.8.1 Babesia

4.8.2 Theileria

4.9 Cryptosporidia

4.9.1 Cryptosporidium parva

4.9.2 Avian cryptosporidiosis

4.10 Antiprotozoal drugs

4.10.1 Key concepts

4.10.2 Anticoccidial drugs

Chapter 5. Platyhelminthes ( Flatworms )

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Cestodes

5.2.1 Key concepts

5.3 Cyclophyllidean tapeworms

5.3.1 Cyclophyllidean life-cycle

5.3.2 Metacestodes

5.3.3 Taenia

5.3.4 Echinococcus

5.3.5 Other cyclophyllidean tapeworms

5.4 Pseudophyllidean tapeworms

5.4.1 Pseudophyllidean life-cycle

5.4.2 Important pseudophyllideans

5.5 Cestocidal drugs

5.5.1 Praziquantel

5.6 Trematodes

5.6.1 Digenean trematodes

5.6.2 Fasciola

5.6.3 Other digenean trematodes

5.7 Flukicidal drugs

Chapter 6. Nematoda ( Roundworms ): Part 1 Concepts and Bursate Nematodes

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Key concepts

6.2.1 Recognition features

6.2.2 General biology

6.3 Bursate nematodes

6.3.1 Bursate superfamilies

6.3.2 Trichostrongyloidea

6.3.3 Strongyloidea

6.3.4 Ancylostomatoidea (hookworms)

6.3.5 Metastrongyloidea (lungworms)

Chapter 7. Nematoda ( Roundworms ): Part 2 Non-bursate Nematodes and Anthelmintics

7.1 Non-bursate nematodes

7.1.1 Non-bursate superfamilies

7.1.2 Rhabditoidea

7.1.3 Ascaridoidea (ascarids)

7.1.4 Oxyuroidea (pinworms)

7.1.5 Spiruroidea and Filarioidea

7.1.6 Trichinelloidea

7.2 Other parasitic worms

7.2.1 Acanthocephala

7.2.2 Leeches

7.3 Anthelmintics

7.3.1 Levamisole group

7.3.2 Macrocyclic lactones

7.3.3 Benzimidazoles

7.3.4 Newer chemical groups

Chapter 8. Clinical Parasitology: Farm Animals

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Ruminants

8.2.1 Digestive system

8.2.2 Respiratory system

8.2.3 Cardiovascular system

8.2.4 Integument

8.2.5 Other body systems

8.3 Pigs (Swine)

8.3.1 Internal organs

8.3.2 Integument

8.4 Poultry

8.4.1 Internal organs

8.4.2 Integument

Chapter 9. Clinical Parasitology: Companion Animals and Veterinary Public Health

9.1 Equine parasitology

9.1.1 Digestive system

9.1.2 Respiratory and circulatory systems

9.1.3 Integument

9.1.4 Other body systems

9.2 Small animal parasitology

9.2.1 Digestive system

9.2.2 Respiratory and circulatory systems

9.2.3 Integument

9.2.4 Other body systems

9.3 Veterinary public health

9.3.1 Food-borne zoonoses

9.3.2 Environmental zoonoses

References

Index

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