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Preface to the first edition, xxi Acknowledgements to the first edition, xxii Preface and acknowledgements to the second edition, xxiii Preface and acknowledgements to the third edition, xxiv Preface and acknowledgements to the fourth edition, xxv (Contents list continues on pages vii-xx) Part 1: General parasitology including taxonomy, diagnosis, antiparasitics 1 VETERINARY HELMINTHOLOGY 2 VETERINARY PROTOZOOLOGY 3 VETERINARY ENTOMOLOGY 4 Laboratory diagnosis of parasitism, 259 Helminth infections, 259 Faecal examination, 259 Collection of faeces, 259 Methods of examination of faeces, 259 Identification of nematode eggs, 261 Identification of trematode eggs, 261 Larval recovery, 268 Recovery of alimentary nematodes, 269 Key to the identification of gastrointestinal nematodes of ruminants, 271 Recovery of adult lungworms, 274 Recovery of trematode and cestode parasites, 275 Other aids to diagnosis of ruminant nematodes, 275 DNA ]based methods, 276 Protozoal infections, 283 Examination of faecal samples for coccidia, 283 Examination of faecal samples for other protozoa, 283 Examination of blood and lymph, 289 Examination of skin, 290 Xenodiagnosis, 290 Ectoparasites, 290 Insects, 290 Ticks and mites, 301 Mounting and preservation, 309 Chemicals and solutions, 311 Flotation solutions, 311 Worm count solutions, 311 Stains, 311 5 Antiparasitics, 313 Anthelmintics, 313 Anthelmintics and their mode of action, 313 Properties of anthelmintic compounds, 317 Use of anthelmintics, 317 Methods of administration, 318 Antiprotozoals, 318 Antiprotozoals and their mode of action, 319 Use of antiprotozoals, 323 Methods of administration, 323 Ectoparasiticides (insecticides/acaricides), 323 Ectoparasiticides and their mode of action, 324 Methods of pesticide application and uses, 327 Parasiticide resistance, 328 Anthelmintic resistance, 328 Antiprotozoal resistance, 333 Pesticide resistance, 334 6 The epidemiology of parasitic diseases, 336 An increase in the numbers of infective stages, 336 Contamination of the environment, 336 Development and survival of infective stages, 337 An alteration in host susceptibility, 338 Altered effects of an existing infection, 338 Altered susceptibility to the acquisition of new infections, 340 The introduction of susceptible stock, 340 Absence of acquired immunity, 340 Absence of age immunity, 341 Longevity of infective stages, 341 Influence of genetic factors, 341 Strain of parasite, 341 Introduction of infection into a clean environment, 341 Introduction of new stock, 341 Role of effluent, 341 Role of infected vectors, 342 7 Host resistance to parasitic diseases, 343 Species resistance, 343 Age resistance, 343 Breed resistance, 343 Acquired immunity to helminth infections, 344 Effect of the immune response, 344 Evasion of the host's immune response, 345 Cost of the immune response, 346 Acquired immunity to protozoal infections, 346 Acquired immunity to arthropod infections, 347 The future of parasite vaccines, 347 Helminths, 347 Protozoa, 349 Ectoparasites, 351 Part 2: Host-parasite diseases 8 Parasites of cattle, 352 Endoparasites, 352 Parasites of the digestive system, 352 Parasites of the respiratory system, 379 Parasites of the liver, 383 Parasites of the pancreas, 388 Parasites of the circulatory system, 389 Parasites of the nervous system, 409 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 410 Parasites of the locomotory system, 413 Parasites of the connective tissue, 417 Parasites of the integument, 420 Ectoparasites, 424 Flies, 424 Lice, 424 Mites, 427 Cattle parasite checklist, 431 9 Parasites of sheep and goats, 436 Endoparasites, 436 Parasites of the digestive system, 436 Parasites of the respiratory system, 474 Parasites of the liver, 480 Parasites of the pancreas, 489 Parasites of the circulatory system, 489 Parasites of the nervous system, 497 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 498 Parasites of the locomotory system, 500 Parasites of the integument, 502 Ectoparasites, 503 Lice, 503 Mites, 506 Fly strike (myiasis), 511 Sheep parasite checklist, 516 Goat parasite checklist, 520 10 Parasites of horses, 524 Endoparasites, 524 Parasites of the digestive system, 524 Parasites of the respiratory system, 544 Parasites of the liver, 545 Parasites of the circulatory system, 545 Parasites of the nervous system, 552 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 554 Parasites of the locomotory system, 555 Parasites of the integument, 556 Ectoparasites, 558 Lice, 558 Mites, 559 Horse parasite checklist, 561 11 Parasites of pigs, 565 Endoparasites, 565 Parasites of the digestive system, 565 Parasites of the respiratory system, 583 Parasites of the liver, 584 Parasites of the pancreas, 585 Parasites of the circulatory system, 586 Parasites of the nervous system, 588 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 588 Parasites of the locomotory system, 590 Parasites of the integument, 592 Ectoparasites, 592 Lice, 592 Mites, 593 Pig parasite checklist, 596 12 Parasites of dogs and cats, 599 Endoparasites, 599 Parasites of the digestive system, 599 Parasites of the respiratory system, 629 Parasites of the liver, 635 Parasites of the circulatory system, 640 Parasites of the nervous system, 654 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 656 Parasites of the locomotory system, 657 Parasites of the integument, 659 Ectoparasites, 662 Lice, 662 Mites, 663 Dog parasite checklist, 670 Cat parasite checklist, 674 13 Parasites of poultry and gamebirds, 678 Endoparasites, 678 Parasites of the digestive system, 678 Parasites of the respiratory system, 720 Parasites of the liver, 723 Parasites of the circulatory system, 723 Parasites of the nervous system, 729 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 729 Parasites of the locomotory system, 731 Parasites of the integument, 732 Ectoparasites, 733 Lice, 733 Mites, 737 Chicken parasite checklist, 742 Turkey parasite checklist, 746 Duck parasite checklist, 749 Goose parasite checklist, 752 Pheasant parasite checklist, 754 Partridge parasite checklist, 756 Quail parasite checklist, 758 Guinea fowl parasite checklist, 760 14 Parasites of ungulates, 761 Deer, 761 Parasites of the digestive system, 761 Parasites of the respiratory system, 763 Parasites of the liver, 766 Parasites of the circulatory system, 768 Parasites of the nervous system, 769 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 770 Parasites of the locomotory system, 770 Parasites of the connective tissue, 771 Parasites of the integument, 772 Ectoparasites, 773 Camels, 773 Parasites of the digestive system, 773 Parasites of the respiratory system, 778 Parasites of the liver, 779 Parasites of the pancreas, 780 Parasites of the circulatory system, 780 Parasites of the nervous system, 784 Parasites of the locomotory system, 784 Parasites of the connective tissue, 785 Ectoparasites, 785 Llamas, alpacas, guanacos, vicunas, 787 Parasites of the digestive system, 787 Parasites of the respiratory system, 790 Parasites of the liver, 791 Parasites of the nervous system, 792 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 792 Parasites of the locomotory system, 792 Ectoparasites, 792 Water buffalo, 793 Parasites of the digestive system, 793 Parasites of the respiratory system, 796 Parasites of the liver, 797 Parasites of the pancreas, 798 Parasites of the circulatory system, 798 Parasites of the nervous system, 801 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 801 Parasites of the locomotory system, 801 Parasites of the connective tissue, 801 Parasites of the integument, 802 Ectoparasites, 802 Deer parasite checklist, 804 Camel parasite checklist, 808 Camelid parasite checklist, 811 Buffalo parasite checklist, 814 15 Parasites of laboratory animals, 816 Rabbits, 816 Parasites of the digestive system, 816 Parasites of the respiratory system, 826 Parasites of the liver, 826 Parasites of the circulatory system, 827 Parasites of the nervous system, 829 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 829 Parasites of the locomotory system, 829 Ectoparasites, 830 Guinea pigs, 833 Parasites of the digestive system, 833 Parasites of the respiratory system, 836 Parasites of the liver, 836 Parasites of the circulatory system, 836 Parasites of the nervous system, 836 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 836 Parasites of the locomotory system, 836 Parasites of the integument, 836 Ectoparasites, 836 Rats and mice, 839 Parasites of the digestive system, 839 Parasites of the respiratory system, 847 Parasites of the liver, 847 Parasites of the circulatory system, 848 Parasites of the nervous system, 849 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 849 Parasites of the locomotory system, 849 Ectoparasites, 849 Primates, 853 Parasites of the digestive system, 853 Parasites of the respiratory system, 866 Parasites of the liver, 868 Parasites of the pancreas, 869 Parasites of the circulatory system, 869 Parasites of the nervous system, 874 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 875 Parasites of the locomotory system, 875 Parasites of the integument, 876 Ectoparasites, 876 Rabbit parasite checklist, 879 Guinea pig parasite checklist, 881 Rat parasite checklist, 882 Mouse parasite checklist, 884 Primate parasite checklist, 886 16 Parasites of exotics, 893 Pigeons, 893 Parasites of the digestive system, 893 Parasites of the respiratory system, 897 Parasites of the circulatory system, 898 Parasites of the nervous system, 899 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 899 Parasites of the locomotory system, 899 Parasites of the integument, 899 Ectoparasites, 900 Ratites (ostrich, rhea, emu), 903 Parasites of the digestive system, 903 Parasites of the respiratory system, 906 Parasites of the circulatory system, 906 Parasites of the nervous system, 907 Ectoparasites, 907 Reptiles, 908 Parasites of the digestive system, 908 Parasites of the respiratory system, 912 Parasites of the circulatory system, 912 Parasites of the reproductive/urogenital system, 912 Ectoparasites, 913 Pigeon parasite checklist, 915 Ratite parasite checklist, 918 17 Facultative ectoparasites and arthropod vectors, 921 Insects, 921 Biting and nuisance flies, 928 Other common hippoboscids, 934 Myiasis flies, 935 Ticks, 952 Hard ticks, 952 Soft ticks (Argasidae), 968 Mites, 972 References and further reading, 975 Index, 979

About the Author

Mike Taylor, an independent veterinary consultant, is an honorary Professor in Veterinary Parasitology at the Royal Veterinary College, London, former head of Parasitology at the Central Veterinary Laboratory (VLA), Weybridge and Wildlife Disease Surveillance at Central Science Laboratory York, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Veterinary Parasitology. He has written more than 250 scientific papers and 20 book chapters in the field. Bob Coop is Honorary Fellow of the Moredun Foundation, and former Head of the Division of Parasitology at the Moredun Research Institute, Scotland. He is a former President of the British Association for Veterinary Parasitology and Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh. Richard Wall is Professor of Zoology at the University of Bristol, UK. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, and Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society.

Reviews

"New to this updated edition are new approaches to teaching the science, detailed parasite descriptions and a new structure that lends to the reference's use in the clinic or in a classroom." (California Bookwatch 2016) "anyone who works or has an interest in veterinary parasitology should consider having this resource at their disposal." (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2016) "This book makes a useful contribution to the veterinary parasitology literature and is a useful reference book. It should find a place in most vet school libraries and specialist referral clinics." (Veterinary Record 2016) "Filled with discussions of costs, immunology, clinical signs and pathology, and good-quality color photos throughout, nothing currently on the market even begins to approach Veterinary Parasitoloy in thoroughness and coverage." (Donovan's literary services 2016) "This is a well-written and well-organized book. It provides students, veterinarians, and scientists with an invaluable guide to understanding the characteristic features, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitic helminths, protozoa, and arthropods of veterinary significance." (Doody Enterprises 2016) "The 4th edition of Veterinary parasitology will be a useful addition to the libraries of veterinary parasitology diagnostic and reference laboratories, veterinary parasitology research groups and to those teaching parasitology to veterinary students." (Australian Veterinary Journal 7 July 2017)

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