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- DescriptionPrinciples 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 kwledge 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 taxomically with additional host-orientated chapters and focussing on parasites that commonly cause animal or zootic disease, welfare problems or ecomic 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
- Author BiographyDennis Jacobs, BVMS, PhD, FHEA, DipEVPC, FRCPath, FRVCS, Emeritus Professor, The Royal Veterinary College, London After graduating from the Glasgow Veterinary School and a short period in the pharmaceutical industry, he devoted his professional career to teaching and research. He has served as Vice-President of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology and Secretary of the European Veterinary Parasitology College. Mark Fox, BVetMed, PhD, FHEA, DipEVPC, MRCVS, Professor of Veterinary Parasitology, The Royal Veterinary College, London He has over thirty years experience of teaching and research in the veterinary parasitology field, having graduated from The Royal Veterinary College and spent a period in small animal practice. His current research interests focus on the epidemiology of parasite infections in both domestic and wild animals. He was awarded the William Hunting medal in recognition of avian coccidiosis research. Lynda Gibbons, BSc, PhD, CBiol, FRSB, Attached Senior Scientist, The Royal Veterinary College, London Having studied at Leicester University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, she became Head of Animal Helminthology Biosystematics at the CABI Institute of Parasitology. She is a recipient of the Elsdon-Dew medal (Parasitological Society of Southern Africa) and the Betts Prize (The Royal Veterinary College). Carlos Hermosilla, DrMedVet, DipEVPC, DrHabil, DVM, Professor, Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen Having gained a veterinary degree from the University Austral of Chile, and doctorates from Justus-Liebig-Universitat in Germany, he worked as Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Parasitology at The Royal Veterinary College, London, before returning to the Institute of Parasitology in Giessen as Professor to continue his enthusiasm for teaching and research. He is also visiting professor at the University Austral of Chile.
- Author(s)Carlos Hermosilla,Dennis Jacobs,Lynda M. Gibbons,Mark Fox
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication13/11/2015
- SubjectVeterinary Science
- Place of PublicationHoboken
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight698 g
- Width192 mm
- Height245 mm
- Spine15 mm
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