By Henry Griffiths

ISBN-10: 0816608288

ISBN-13: 9780816608287

ISBN-10: 0816608342

ISBN-13: 9780816608348

A guide of Veterinary Parasitology used to be first released in 1978.Practitioners, academics, and scholars of veterinary medication and animal technicians will locate this guide tremendous beneficial of their paintings. It presents a short and simple reference for the identity and keep watch over of parasites and parasitic ailment within the family animals of North the US. the knowledge given approximately every one parasite comprises habitat, distribution, existence cycle, transmission, symptoms and pathogenicity, and keep watch over. a number of the primary laboratory recommendations and diagnostic strategies are defined, a host-parasite directory is equipped, and there's more information within the appendix approximately the various parasiticides and chemotherapeutic brokers that are pointed out within the text.

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