Pet Owner Educational Atlas. Parasites Diagnosis - Veterinary Book

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Pet Owner Educational Atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, Control and Prevention

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This new atlas focuses on how parasitic diseases can be diagnosed, treated, and prevented, with a special emphasis on those aspects on which pet owners can have an influence. It includes a classification of parasitic diseases according to the organ systems they affect, parasites in exotic animals, and a description of the most important zoonoses transmitted by dogs and cats.

This new volume of the collection Pet Owner Educational Atlas aims to help pet owners gain a better understanding of parasites, always through their veterinary surgeon's explanations and recommendations. It continues with the goal established in the first work: helping veterinarians in their communication with the pet owners when it comes to explaining how a parasitic disease is affecting their pets.

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This new atlas focuses on how parasitic diseases can be diagnosed, treated, and prevented, with a special emphasis on those aspects on which pet owners can have an influence. It includes a classification of parasitic diseases according to the organ systems they affect, parasites in exotic animals, and a description of the most important zoonoses transmitted by dogs and cats.

This new volume of the collection Pet Owner Educational Atlas aims to help pet owners gain a better understanding of parasites, always through their veterinary surgeon's explanations and recommendations. It continues with the goal established in the first work: helping veterinarians in their communication with the pet owners when it comes to explaining how a parasitic disease is affecting their pets.

This is done using detailed and highly accurate drawings, which describe the different aspects of internal and external parasites and the problems they cause in companion animals and provide guidelines to ensure pet owners get involved in the control and prevention of parasites in their pets.

In addition to including the types of parasites and classification of parasitic diseases according to the organs and systems they affect both in the dog and the cat, this new atlas includes a part on parasites in exotic animals and also describes the most important zoonoses transmitted by cats and dogs. After describing the diagnostic method most commonly used in the veterinary practice, this atlas will also include a series of charts designed to help in the communication with pet owners and to show them how important preventive treatments are and how to correctly apply them, so that they become aware of how they play a key role in the treatment's success.

Authors:

Sergio Villanueva Saz (DVM, MSc, PhD)

He graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and completed his Ph.D. at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). He is currently a part-time lecturer at the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and works in the Clinical Immunopathology Laboratory of the same University, with a special interest in the differential diagnosis of vector-borne diseases.
He spent post-doctoral stays at The Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom, in the areas of Immunology and Parasitic Diseases. He has authored and co-authored many scientific articles and communications in national and international conferences. Furthermore, he has participated in a number of research groups and collaborated with private companies.
He is a member of the following scientific and professional associations: Asociación de veterinarios especialistas en pequeños animales (AVEPA), Asociación española de veterinarios docentes (VetDoc), International society of infectious diseases (ISID), Epicore and Ilustre colegio oficial de veterinarios of Teruel (Spain).

Asier Basurco Pérez (LicVet)

Degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Zaragoza and Diploma in Advanced Studies in Animal Medicine and Surgery. Following an internship at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Zaragoza, Asier Basurco Pérez spent two and a half years in the UK working in pet primary care.
He has served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Pathology of the University of Zaragoza and worked as a researcher in the Fauna Salvaje research group (GENPATVET-A23). He has lectured on numerous continuing education courses and Master’s programs for veterinarians and veterinary assistants and continues to do so today.
He collaborates with the Centre for Wildlife Recovery of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and the Karpin Abentura wildlife refuge. Since 1999 he has directed the Maidagan Veterinary Medical Center in Getxo (Bizkaia). His main area of expertise is the primary care of exotic pets, with a particular interest in internal medicine and dermatology of all species.
He is the author and co-author of numerous publications and has presented at national and international conferences.
Accredited by the Spanish Association of Small Animal Veterinary Specialists (AVEPA) for work with pets and exotic animals, he sits on the scientific committee of the Medicine and Surgery of Exotic Animals Group (GMCAE), and is a member of AVEPA, the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), the European Association of Avian Veterinarians (EAAV), the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (ESMA), and the Official College of Veterinarians of Bizkaia.

Table of contents:

1. Types of parasites

External parasites

  Fleas

  Ticks

  Lice

  Mites

  Mosquitoes and sandflies

Internal parasites

  Roundworms

  Flukes and tapeworms

Microscopic agents

2. Parasitic diseases by systems

Digestive system

  Caused by nematodes

  Caused by cestodes

  Caused by trematodes

  Caused by protozoa

Cardiorespiratory system

Lungworms

  Heartworm (canine dirofilariasis)

Blood

  Tick-borne diseases

  Other parasitic diseases of the blood

Renal system

  Urinary parasites

Systemic or multiorganic

  Leishmaniasis

  Toxoplasmosis

  Other diseases

Cutaneous

  Flea infestation: flea allergy dermatitis

  Tick infestation

  Allergic reactions to bites

  Mange

  Myiasis

Ocular

Ocular parasites

3. Diagnostic tests in parasitology

  Stool analysis

  Blood smear

  Skin scrapings

  Trichogram

  Adhesive tape test

  Flea comb

  Analysis of otic exudate

4. Main zoonoses

  Zoonoses from dogs

Zoonoses from cats

5. Main parasites of exotic animals

  Parasites of birds

  Parasites of small rodents

  Parasites of rabbits

  Parasites of ferrets

  Parasites of reptiles

6. Miscellaneous

How to remove a tick

Correct use of a pipette

How to administer an oral antiparasitic

How does an antiparasitic work? Presentations

How do I know if my pet is parasitised?

Basic hygiene measures

Management recommendations

Parasite control programmes

How to remove fleas from the environment

Avoid mosquito and sandfly bites

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Author
Asier Basurco
Servet editorial. Reviewers: Sergio Villanueva
Page count
64
Trim size
22 x 28 cm
Pub date
2017
Product type
Hardcover
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Pet Owner Educational Atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, Control and Prevention

This new atlas focuses on how parasitic diseases can be diagnosed, treated, and prevented, with a special emphasis on those aspects on which pet owners can have an influence. It includes a classification of parasitic diseases according to the organ systems they affect, parasites in exotic animals, and a description of the most important zoonoses transmitted by dogs and cats.

This new volume of the collection Pet Owner Educational Atlas aims to help pet owners gain a better understanding of parasites, always through their veterinary surgeon's explanations and recommendations. It continues with the goal established in the first work: helping veterinarians in their communication with the pet owners when it comes to explaining how a parasitic disease is affecting their pets.

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