Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, 8th Edition – Anne M. Zajac, Gary A. Conboy

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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Eighth Edition, prepared under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP), emphasizes the morphologic identification of both internal and external parasites of domestic animals. Focusing on the tests and information most relevant to daily practice, the book describes accurate, cost-effective techniques for diagnosing parasitic infections in animals. Including clear, easy-to-find information on the distribution, life cycle, and importance of each parasite, Veterinary Clinical Parasitology offers more than 450 images to aid with diagnosis.

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Detailní popis produktu

The Eighth Edition includes a new chapter on immunologic and molecular diagnosis, increased coverage of ticks and new sections on identification of microfilariae and larvae in diagnostic samples. The new edition also features expanded information on quantitative egg counts, detection of anthelmintic resistance and identification of ruminant strongylid larvae.  Additional improvements include many new images throughout the book, revised taxonomic information, a new layout featuring tabs by section to improve user-friendliness, and a companion website offering the images from the book in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/zajac.  Veterinary Clinical Parasitology is a highly practical benchside reference invaluable to clinicians, technicians, and students.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Anne M. Zajac, DVM, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Gary A. Conboy, DVM, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Microbiology at Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • New chapter describing immunologic and molecular techniques of diagnosis and providing a list of tests commercially currently available in the USA
  • Improved/increased coverage of camelids, reptiles, and other exotics
  • More information on quantitative egg counts (due to increased drug resistance worldwide)
  • More complete coverage of organisms
  • New illustrations throughout, with poorer quality images replaced
  • More size bars to demonstrate scale on the photographs 
  • New colorful text design
  • New internal tabs to promote accessibility
  • New companion website with all the figures for download

REVIEWS

“This book is one which the reviewer can see as being very useful both in the veterinary technology classroom as well as on the bench of a working laboratory.”  (Veterinary Information Network, 9 January 2013)

“Overall, an excellent reference book with outstanding images and aids to parasite identification. I have utterly enjoyed the opportunity to review this book and will value its addition to our lab bookshelf .”  (Veterinary Record, 15 June 2013)

"This update would be an excellent resource for anyone involved in veterinary parasitology, practitioners as well as students. It provides practical, useful, and up-to-date information.”  (Doody’s, 17 August 2012)

EXTRA

Veterinary Clinical Parasitology companion website

 features the images from the book in PowerPoint.

FEATURES

  • Acts as a picture-matching guide to aid in identifying parasites of domestic animals
  • Provides a practical, useful resource for learning the techniques used in diagnosing parasites
  • Offers a new chapter on immunologic and molecular diagnosis, as well as new images and new sections throughout
  • Redesigned for easier access to information, with a colorful page design and tabs identifying individual sections
  • Prepared under the auspices of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP)
  • Includes a companion website offering the images from the book electronically at www.wiley.com/go/zajac

 

Doplňkové parametry

Kategorie: VETERINÁRNÍ LITERATURA
Jazyk: angličtina
Vazba: spirálová
Počet stran: 368
Nakladatel: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
ISBN: 9780813820538
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