Dog Parasites Endangering Human Health
by Heinz Mehlhorn, Christina Strube
This book presents the latest information on canine parasites with zoonotic potential, to help avoid human infections. Compiled by international specialists, it covers protozoa, ectoparasites and helminth species of clinical importance in dogs, as well as the state of the art in diagnosis, preventive measures and potentially necessary treatment schemes.
Dogs are commonly kept in families around the world and can predispose their human companions to disease. Updating and deepening insights from other specialist literature, the book is intended for practitioners and scientists alike. It also offers practical guidance for veterinary and human physicians and highlights unexplored research areas, making it a valuable resource for students and educated non-experts with an interest in parasitology, infectiology and zoonotic pet diseases.
- A highly readable resource on canine parasitoses and their zoonotic potential
- Provides clear advice on symptom recognition and parasitic disease control
- Describes pet dog diseases and rural wildlife transmission circles
- Complements existing literature in infection research and pet medicine
- Reference work for parasitologists as well as veterinary and human physician