By Henry Griffiths

A guide of Veterinary Parasitology used to be first released in 1978. Practitioners, lecturers, and scholars of veterinary medication and animal technicians will locate this instruction manual super worthy of their paintings. It offers a short and straightforward reference for the identity and regulate of parasites and parasitic disorder within the family animals of North the USA. the data given approximately every one parasite contains habitat, distribution, existence cycle, transmission, symptoms and pathogenicity, and keep an eye on. many of the popular laboratory concepts and diagnostic strategies are defined, a host-parasite directory is supplied, and there's more information within the appendix approximately many of the parasiticides and chemotherapeutic brokers that are pointed out within the textual content.

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Protozoans 33 Dubey, J. , N. L. Miller, and J. K. Frenkel. 1970. The Toxoplasma gondii life cycle in cats. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 157:1767-70. Hartley, W. , and B. L. Munday. 1974. Felidae in the dissemination of toxoplasmosis to man and other animals. Austral. Vet. J. 50:224-28. Jacobs, L. 1973. New knowledge of toxoplasma and toxoplasmosis. Adv. Parasitol. 11:631-69. Walls, K. , and M. G. Schultz. 1968. Public health aspects of toxoplasmosis. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 153:1775-79. P A R A S I T E : Trichomonasgallinae (flagellate) Disease: Trichomoniasis (avian).

Strict sanitation and hygiene are important. Avoid fecal contamination of food and water supplies. The common amoebicides used in man, such as diodoquin, carbarsone, emetine hydrochloride, and metronidazole, may be tried on animals. Selected references: Hoare, C. A. 1959. Amoebic infections in animals. Vet. Rev. Annotations 5:91-102. Jordan, H. E. 1967. Amebiasis (Entarnoeba histolytica) in the dog. Vet. Med. Small Anim. Clin. 62:61-64. Thorson, R. , H. E. Siebold, and W. S. Bailey. 1956. Systemic amebiasis with distemper in a dog.

Med. Assoc. 153:1775-79. P A R A S I T E : Trichomonasgallinae (flagellate) Disease: Trichomoniasis (avian). Host: Primary host is the domestic pigeon but may be found in the chicken, turkey, and many wild birds. Habitat: Crop, upper digestive tract. Identification: Body ellipsoidal or pear-shaped, 5-19/J long by 2-9 jU wide, with 4 anterior flagella. A free-trailing posterior flagellum is absent. Distribution and importance: Widespread in birds throughout North America. Life cycle: Reproduce by longitudinal binary fission; no cyst formation.

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