Principles of Veterinary Parasitology
by Dennis Jacobs, Mark Fox, Lynda Gibbons, Carlos Hermosilla
Principles of Veterinary Parasitology is a student-friendly introduction to veterinary parasitology. Written primarily to meet the immediate needs of veterinary students, this textbook outlines the essential parasitological knowledge needed to underpin clinical practice. Conceptual relationships between parasitic organisms, their biology and the diseases they cause are clearly illustrated. Help boxes and practical tips are included throughout alongside a wealth of colour photographs, drawings and life-cycle diagrams. Organised taxonomically with additional host-orientated chapters and focussing on parasites that commonly cause animal or zoonotic disease, welfare problems or economic losses, students worldwide will benefit from this straightforward and easy to comprehend introduction to veterinary parasitology.
Key features include:
- An easy to navigate textbook, providing information essential for clinical studies
- Full colour throughout, with photographs, diagrams, life-cycles and help boxes for visual learners
- A companion website including a pronunciation guide, self-assessment questions and further reading lists