Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians - Humanitas
Ed Robinson

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians

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ISBN: 9780323831031
Autorius : Ed Robinson
Leidimo metai: 2022
Leidėjas: Mosby
Leidinio kalba: Anglų
Formatas: Spiral bound
Formatas: 9.25×7.5

<p>Gain the knowledge you need to Identify and understand animal parasites! <b>Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition</b> features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. Chapters are organized by parasite group — including nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, protozoans, arthropods, and leeches — and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and important parasites. Then in each chapter, material is conveniently organized by host species: dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, swine, birds, lab animals, fish, and reptiles. Written by educators Charles M. Hendrix and Ed Robinson, this full-color, spiral-bound book provides the skills that veterinary technicians need to collect samples, perform lab procedures, and communicate with clients.</p><ul><b> <li>More than 300 full-color photos </b>help you learn to recognize parasites and parasitic diseases in lab samples.</li> <li><b>Logical organization of chapters </b>begins with an overview of external parasites, internal parasites, and nematodes, followed by chapters that go into detail of the parasites by host species.</li> <li><b>Step-by-step guidelines</b> are provided for gathering samples and performing lab procedures, with clear instructions about how to perform the different laboratory techniques used in identifying parasites.</li> <li><b>Emphasis on life cycles along with high-quality life cycle drawings</b> help you learn to communicate prevention and control strategies to clients.</li> <li><b>Case studies</b> provide the opportunity to apply what you have learned.</li> <li><b>Review tools</b> ensure that you master parasitology with all-new multiple-choice questions and VTNE prep questions, as well as matching exercises and questions for thought and discussion at the end of each chapter.</li> <li><b><i>Technician’s Note</i> boxes</b> call out important points for vet techs to remember.</li> <li><b>Coverage of exotics</b> includes detailed images and discussions<b> </b>of the parasites that affect them. </li> <li><b><i>Parasites by Host Species</i> tables </b>summarize the many ways of categorizing parasites, cross referencing such categories as body systems affected, taxonomic grouping, host species, and location in host.</li></ul><ul><b> <li>NEW! Thorough updates</b> are included throughout the book, providing the most current coverage of the parasites most often seen in veterinary practice.</li> <li><b>NEW! New information on hookworm and heartworm resistance</b> is added to this edition.</li> <li><b>NEW! <i>How to Talk to Clients</i> boxes</b> prepare you to answer vital customer questions regarding the most common zoonotic diseases, including scabies, hookworm, heartworm, toxoplasmosis, and more.</li></ul>

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